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Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5173

Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5173

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Table 2. Targeted summer and winter water-surface elevations and summer salinities during the South Bay Salt Ponds Initial Stewardship Plan period for Alviso ponds A9–A17.

[The Initial Stewardship Plan does not include target water-surface elevations for ponds A12–A15 because they are operated as batch ponds to maintain high salinity. Data from Life Science! (2003). ft, feet; na, not applicable]

Pond Water-surface elevation (ft)   Dimensionless
Summer Winter Salinity
(in summer)
A9 2.0 1.5 0–40
A10 1.8 1.5 0–40
A11 1.3 1.4 0–40
A12 na na 120–150
A13 na na 120–150
A14 0.9 1.3 0–40
A15 na na 120–150
A16 2.3 2.2 0–40
A17 2.3 2.2 0–40

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