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Main Title Chena River, The Study of a Subarctic Stream.
Author Fre, Paul J. ; Muelle, Ernst W. ; Berr, Edward C. ;
CORP Author Federal Water Quality Administration, College, Alaska. Alaska Water Lab.
Year Published 1970
Report Number FWQA-1610; 05143,; 1610-10/70
Stock Number PB-197 857
Additional Subjects ( Limnology ; Water pollution) ; ( Rivers ; Water quality) ; ( Arctic regions ; Limnology) ; Benthos ; Plankton ; Dissolved gases ; Oxygen ; Water chemistry ; Fisheries ; Flood control ; Fresh water biology ; Aeration ; Dams ; Sewage ; Freezing ; Caliform bacteria ; Physical properties ; Streams ; Alaska ; Chena River ; Fairbanks(Alaska)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-197 857 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 109p
The Chena River is a subarctic stream flowing westerly from the low mountains of eastern Alaska to the Tanana River near Fairbanks. It is typical of many Interior Alaska rivers with the exception that its lower reaches are highly polluted by domestic and industrial wastes from the Fairbanks area. The purpose of this 3-year study of the river was to understand the physical, chemical, and biological limnology of the river system and what effect man's influence--past, present and future--has on the river. A flood control dam is planned for the river above the city of Fairbanks. Significant modification of the water quality and biota of the river can be expected following the construction of the dam. Proper management of the flow from the impoundment can reduce the objectionable effects of this dam on the river system. (Author)