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Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada

Anne E. Jeton

Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services [distributor] in Carson City, Nev, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- Mathematical models.,
  • Runoff -- Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- Mathematical models.

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    Other titlesPrecipitation runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada.
    Statementby Anne E. Jeton ; a product of the Truckee-Carson Program.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 99-4110.
    ContributionsTruckee-Carson Program (Geological Survey), Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18137794M

    CA Climate Ch ang e Cent r Su m y R po t () Increasing Warming. In June , these factors came together to create the Angora fire near South Lake Tahoe, which burned acres and destroyed homes. Watershed as well as property damage was extensive. An aggressive vegetation management program islak needed in the Tahoe Basin. document Abstracts with Programs v. 35, no. 6, p. Unknown Geological Society of America paper publication date Muehlberg and others, Description information for Tahoe City/West Shore Aquifer(s) The Lake Tahoe Basin is composed of a variety of rock types ranging in age from Jurassic to Pleistocene and deposits of glacial, fluvial, and lacustrine origin ranging in age from Pliocene. Climate change and Tahoe: UC Davis forecasts less snow, more floods UC Davis scientists on Monday issued the most detailed forecast to date of likely climate-change effects at Lake Tahoe, complete with estimates of when those effects might be seen and how big they might be, according to a UC Davis press release. Their findings suggest that even under the most optimistic .


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Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada by Anne E. Jeton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin library. Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada. [Anne E Jeton; Geological Survey (U.S.); Truckee-Carson Program (Geological Survey)].

A report on Precipitation and Runoff Simulations of the Carson Range and Pine Nut Mountains, and Updated Estimates of Ground-Water Inflow and the Ground-Water Budgets for Basin-Fill Aquifers of Carson Valley, Douglas County, Nevada, and Alpine County, California. Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada / by Anne E.

: Anne E. Jeton. precipitation-runoff modules. The USGS Truckee River Basin operations model was designed to provide simulations that allow comparison of the effects of alternative man-agement practices or allocations on streamflow or River and Reservoir Operations Model, Truckee River Basin, California and Nevada, andCited by: 6.

15 works Search for books with subject tahoe, lake, watershed (calif. and nev.). Search Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California. Watersheds on the western side of the basin (California) of the lake have higher loads of sediment and nutrients than the sites on the eastern side Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin due to smaller drainage areas and less precipitation on the eastern side.

Summary and Conclusions: Lake Tahoe has long been admired for the clarity of its water and majestic mountain setting. NASA-JPL Total Sky Image Sky images taken every 5 minutes at Tahoe City, CA displaying cloud cover over the lake.

Available from 19 July present. USGS Lake Tahoe Data Clearinghouse Maps, GIS data, satellite imagery, Lake Tahoe geology and geography.: WRCC Webcam at Desert Research Institute Three Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin imaging the sky over Reno, NV that update every minute.

1 hr and 24 hr. Jeton, A.E.,Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe California and Nevada book, California and Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report61 p.

Precipitation. the Tahoe Basin Area, California and Nevada In cooperation with United States Department of Agriculture, Forest (in California) and to the Nevada Tahoe Resource Conservation is above Half Moon Lake. Photo courtesy of Hugh Safford. For the Lake Tahoe Basin, the Settlement Act provides that Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin total gross diversions for use within the basin in the State of California, from all natural sources, including groundwater, and under all water rights shall not exc acre-feet per year (AFY).

The objective of the Lake Tahoe CA/NV case study is to illustrate the use of ASTER data for water-related studies. Introduction Lake Tahoe is a large lake situated in a granite graben near the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the California - Nevada border, at 39° N, ° W.

The lake level is approximately m above MSL. WRIR Streamflow and Water-Quality Data for Selected Watersheds in the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada, through September Table of Contents.

Report Home Page. Previous: Summary. Next: Appendix. Integrated Hydrologic Modeling of Lake Tahoe Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin Martis Valley Mountain Block and Alluvial Systems, Nevada and California Justin L.

Huntington 1, Richard G. Niswonger 2, Seshadri Rajagopal 1. A Simulation Model of Land-Use Change in the Lake Tahoe Basin of California and Nevada, as Used in a Decision-Support System Mark L.

Hessenflow and David L. Halsing U.S. Geological Survey, Western Geographic Science Center, Menlo Park, CA, [email protected] by: 2. A rainfall simulator was used to measure sediments in runoff under a variety of soil and groundcover conditions in the Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin Tahoe Basin.

Despite years of work, quantitative information has only recently been developed Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin the effectiveness of measures employed at road cuts and hillslopes to control erosion in the basin.

loading to Lake Tahoe. Overall BMP effectiveness in the Lake Tahoe Basin has been reviewed and synthesized in a number of documents (e.g., Reuter and MillerReuter et al.Strecker et al.2NDNATURE ). Although some BMPs have been extensively monitored for their performance in the Lake Tahoe Basin, these studies tend to be the.

Jeton AE () Precipitation-Runoff Simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada. Water Resources Investigations WRI U.S. Geol. Surv., Carson City, NV, 61 p Kothavala Z () The duration and severity of drought over eastern Australia simulated by a coupled ocean–atmosphere GCM with a transient increase in by: Precipitation-runoff simulations for the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada,Water-Resources Investigations Report River-operations model for upper Carson River Basin, California and Nevada,Water-Resources Investigations Report Lowry, M., and Meeker, D.,Water quality at five baseline stations (Big Meadow Creek, Hidden Valley Creek, Grass Lake Creek, Meeks Creek, and Trout Creek) in the Lake Tahoe Basin: U.S.

Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, 38 p. Introduction. The Lake Tahoe basin landscape has been greatly changed since Euro-American settlers first arrived in the region in the s.

Timber was harvested for local use starting in and gave way to widespread cutting to fuel Nevada's Comstock Lode silver mining from to leaving 60% of forests in the basin clearcut (Leiberg, ).Cited by: the Truckee Basin Study, including its authorization and purpose, support for the objectives of the SECURE Water Act of (Public Law ), and management and oversight.

It also provides an overview of the Basin Study’s organization, including the location of various content or assessments developed during the study process. Authorization. Jeton, A.E., and Maurer, D.K.,Precipitation and runoff simulations of the Carson Range and Pine Nut Mountains, and updated estimates of ground-water inflow and the ground-water budget for basin-fill aquifers of Carson Valley, Douglas County, Nevada, and Alpine County, California: U.S.

Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report. Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America, covers about square miles (mi2) of the mi2 Lake Tahoe Basin, which straddles the border between California and Nevada (Fig. In cooperation with the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), the U.S.

Geological Survey (USGS) estimates the flood frequencies of the streams that enter the lake. Evaluating Atmospheric Deposition of Particulate Matter in the Lake Tahoe Basin Final Report Decem L.-W.

Antony Chen1,2 Anna Ya-Chun Tai1 Xiaoliang Wang1 Heather Holms3 Judith C. Chow2 John G. Watson2 1Division of Atmospheric Sciences Desert Research Institute Reno, NV 2Department of Physics University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV.

Melting snow filled the southern and lowest part of the basin to form the ancestral Lake Tahoe. Rain and runoff added additional water. The Sierra Nevada adjacent to Lake Tahoe were carved by scouring glaciers during the Ice Ages, which began a million or more years ago, and retreated ~15, years ago at the end of the type: Geologic block faulting.

Publication date Map Data Scale(W ⁰15ʹ--W ⁰52ʹ/N 39⁰22ʹ--N 38⁰37ʹ). Series Regional geologic map series ; map no. Ground water in the Lake Tahoe basin is the primary source of domestic and municipal water supply and an important source of inflow to Lake Tahoe.

Over the past years, Federal, State, and local agencies, and research institutions have collected hydrologic data to quantify the ground-water resources in the Lake Tahoe basin. These data are dispersed among the various agencies and.

Goldman CR. Lake Tahoe: Preserving a fragile ecosystem. Environment. 31() Goldman CR, Jassby AD, de Amezaga E. Forest fires, atmospheric deposition and primary productivity at Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada. Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie.

Verhandlungen. Precipitation-Runoff Simulations for Gauged and Ungauged Watershed in the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada - A. Jeton. Effect of Urban Development on Water Quality in Incline Creek, Lake Tahoe Basin, Nevada - T. Rowe. Business Meeting. Lunch. TECHNICAL SESSION 2 - SNOWMELT RUNOFF FORECASTING.

The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is a United States national forest that manages and protects public land surrounding Lake Tahoe and the Lake Tahoe ling the state borders of California and Nevada in the Sierra Nevada, the LTBMU encompasses approximatelyacres ( km²) of National Forest system lands, ranging in altitude above sea level from 6, feet at lake Location: El Dorado and Placer counties in.

beautiful Lake Tahoe and its surrounding watershed have captured the eyes and imaginations of the public and scientists for many decades. Situated high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains across the California–Nevada state border, the Lake Tahoe Basin covers approximately square miles; the lake elevation is at about 6, feet (Figure ).

The Truckee River basin (hydrographic region 6) covers over 4, square miles and straddles the California-Nevada border. The Truckee River Basin includes the following hydrographic areas: Winnemucca Lake Valley, pyramid Lake Valley, Dodge Flat, Tracy Segment, Warm Springs Valley, Spanish Springs Valley, Sun Valley, Truckee Meadows, pleasant Valley, Washoe Valley, Lake Tahoe Basin.

Lake Tahoe is a large sub alpine lake located in the SierraNevada Range in the states of California and Nevada. The Lake Tahoe watershed is relatively small ( km 2) and is made up of soils with a very low nutrient content and when combined with the Lake's enormous volume ( km 3) produces water of unparalleled r, urbanization around the Lake during the past 50 yr Cited by: A Simulation Model of Land-Use Change in the Lake Tahoe Basin of California and Nevada, as Used in a Decision-Support System Article January with 3 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The intended uses of this data set include, but are not limited to, natural resource modeling, mapping, and visualization applications. publication date Complete None planned USGS Thesaurus Well Ground water Inland waters Geographic Names Information System Lake Tahoe California Nevada None.

Antelope Valley, it is diverted into Topaz Lake, a reservoir near the California-Nevada state line with a capacity of 59, acre-feet. When reservoirs are operated for flood control, they act as a very large detention basin, first holding the flood water and thenreleasing the wafer at a slower rate.

Following the Angora fire near South Lake Tahoe inthe Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the U.S. Forest Service (Tolley and Norman ) used the MDI method to assess postfire hydrophobicity.

Interestingly, three of six sites had postburn infiltration rates ( to inches [ to 1, millimeters] per hour) higher than any of.

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, and the University of California, Davis-Tahoe Research Group, has monitored tributaries in the Lake Tahoe Basin since This monitoring has characterized streamflow and has determined concentrations of nutrients and suspended sediment, which may have contributed to loss of clarity in Lake Tahoe.

Heavenly Valley Mountain Resort at South Lake Tahoe and at road cuts at Luther Pass-Grass Valley along Highway 89 and mileposts (Rubicon) and (Bliss) also along State Hwy 89 south of Tahoe City, all in California. Smaller road cuts were located at Cave Rock Estates on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Nevada.

Table 1 summarizes the. The current ecological state of the Lake Tahoe basin has been shaped by significant landscape-altering human activity and management practices since the mids; first through widespread timber harvesting from the s to s followed by urban development from the s to the present.

Consequences of landscape change, both from development and forest management practices. Water quality conditions in the Lake Tahoe basin protect pdf and environmental health. 2. Human & Environmental Health Water quality conditions in the Lake Tahoe basin protect human and environmental health.

1. Lake Tahoe Clarity Restore, and then maintain the waters of Lake Tahoe. Delineated Aquifer Boundaries of the Lake Tahoe Basin Metadata Updated: March 6, These data present a ground-water inventory of existing geospatial data and other information needed to determine the extent and characteristics of the aquifers in the Tahoe h Year: Ebook Village’s upscale nature offers an array of amenities to keep you entertained ebook the warmer months of the year.

Incline Village things to do make use of its access to the lake as well as more organized offerings. Incline Village summer activities let you enjoy a relaxing day of sunning on the sand or dip your toes into cool and clear Lake Tahoe by trying watersports like kayaking.