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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Biological Survey of the Susquehanna River and Its Tributaries Between Cooperstown, New York, and Northumberland, Pennsylvania.
CORP Author Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, Charlottesville, Va. Middle Atlantic Region
Year Published 1967
Stock Number PB-260 027
Additional Subjects Susquehanna River ; Biological indicators ; Stream pollution ; Stream flow ; Water quality ; Water pollution sampling ; Organic wastes ; Coal dust ; Waste water ; Cooperstown(New York) ; Northumberland(Pennsylvania) ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-260 027 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 89p
A biological survey was conducted between July and October, 1965, of the Susquehanna River, the West Branch Susquehanna River, and the larger tributaries. Bottom organisms were selected as the primary indicator of biological quality. Localized impairment to biological quality in the river was usually the result of the degradative effects of acid water, coal fines, and organic wastes. Some tributaries, while contributing a waste load, did not exert a noticeable effect because of the relative stream flow magnitudes. Other tributaries contributed high quality water and aided biological recovery in the Susquehanna.