Murphy et al., 2020

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Chemistry of water, stream sediment, wildfire ash, soil, dust, and mine waste for Fourmile Creek Watershed, Colorado, 2010-2019

Murphy, S.F., McCleskey, R.B., D.A., Holloway, J.M., Writer, J.W., Martin, D.A., and Stricker, C.A. (2020)
U.S. Geological Survey Data Releas  

Abstract

In response to the 2010 Fourmile Canyon fire near Boulder, Colorado, the U.S. Geological Survey collected data to support investigations into the magnitude and critical drivers of water-quality impairment after wildfire. We analyzed chemistry of stream water, sediment, wildfire ash, soil, dust, and mine waste for metals and other parameters in order to evaluate the effects of legacy mining and wildfire on stream chemistry in the Colorado Front Range, USA. This data release includes data that were published earlier (McCleskey et al., 2012; Murphy et al., 2018).

Citation

Murphy, S.F., McCleskey, R.B., D.A., Holloway, J.M., Writer, J.W., Martin, D.A., and Stricker, C.A. (2020): Chemistry of water, stream sediment, wildfire ash, soil, dust, and mine waste for Fourmile Creek Watershed, Colorado, 2010-2019. U.S. Geological Survey Data Releas. DOI: doi.org/10.5066/P941BIYS.