Sources, Instream Transport, and Trends of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sediment in the Lower Tennessee River Basin, 1980-96


               Multiply                         By                To obtain

inch (in.)                                    2.54       centimeter

foot (ft)                                     0.3048     meter

mile (mi)                                     1.609      kilometer

square mile (mi2)                             2.590      square kilometer

cubic foot per second (ft3/s)                 0.02832    cubic meter per second

pound (lb)                                    0.4536     kilogram

pound per day (lb/d)                          0.4536     kilogram per day

pound per year (lb/yr)                        0.4536     kilogram per year

ton per year (ton/yr)                         0.9072     metric ton per year

ton per square mile per year [(ton/mi2)/yr]   0.003503   metric ton per hectare per year

ton per acre (ton/acre)                       2.242      metric ton per hectare

pound per acre (lb/acre)                      1.121      kilogram per hectare

million gallons per day (Mgal/d)              0.04381    cubic meter per second

Sea level: In this report, "sea level" refers to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929--a geodetic datum derived from a general adjustment of the first-order level nets of the United States and Canada, formerly called Sea Level Datum of 1929.


ADEM Alabama Department of Environmental Management
FCWP Flint Creek Watershed Project
GSA Geological Survey of Alabama
KDEP Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection
LOWESS Locally weighted scatter-plot smoothing
LTEN Lower Tennessee
NAWQA National Water-Quality Assessment
ORSANCO Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission
STORET STOrage and RETrieval data base of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
TDEC Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority
U.S. EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
WATSTORE WATer STOrage and REtrieval system data base of the U.S. Geological Survey

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