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Coles, J. F., Riva-Murray, K., Van Metre, P. C., Button, D. T., Bell, A. H., Qi, S. L. 2019. Design and Methods of the U.S. Geological Survey Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA), 2016: Open-File Report 2018-1183. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA.
Analysis, Habitat, Sediment, Streams, Streamflow, Water quality, Methods, Aquatic community, Biodiversity, Data management, Biology
This report details the methods and goals of the Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA) conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2016. It also describes a precursory effort for the Atlantic Highlands flow-ecology study. The report includes details for the measurement of water quality, sediment chemistry, streamflow, and ecological surveys of stream biota/habitat. Additionally, it includes details on the processes of sample analysis, QA/QC, and data management.