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Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5070

Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5070

Modeling Water Temperature in the Yakima River, Washington, from Roza Diversion Dam to Prosser Dam, 2005–06

Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation

By Frank D. Voss, Christopher A. Curran, and Mark C. Mastin

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Table of Contents

Conversion Factors and Datums



Development of Water-Temperature Model

Water-Temperature Model 
Calibration and Testing

Sensitivity Analysis

Limitations of Water-Temperature Model



References Cited

Appendixes A-F (PDF, 92 KB)



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