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Streamflow and Water-Quality Data for Selected Streams in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Eastern Kentucky, 2015-17


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Cherry, M.A., 2019, Streamflow and water-quality data for selected streams in the Daniel Boone National Forest, eastern Kentucky, 2015–17: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


During 2015-17, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (USDA FS), carried out a study to characterize the hydrology and water chemistry in the Rock Creek and Cumberland River areas of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The study areas were historically mined for coal and have since been the focus of remediation efforts. The study examined the contributions of tributaries and gains/losses in both areas, and continuous water-quality and base flow estimates at Rock Creek, so the USDA FS can thoroughly evaluate the current conditions and move forward with well-informed remediation efforts.


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Angela S Crain
Originator :
Mac A Cherry
Metadata Contact :
Angela S Crain
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U.S. Geological Survey
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U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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Data were collected to compute streamflow gain and loss, perform hydrograph separation. and interpret water-quality in abandon mine lands in the Daniel Boone National Forest.



  • Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center
  • USGS Data Release Products



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DOI doi:10.5066/F7FX78D9

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