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Golden Olives is a 7000 watershed. What type of field monitoring would be needed? Would stream flow data be helpful, and why or why not?

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Field monitoring would have to include a weather station, in order to measure the intensity, duration, and frequency of precipitation events that have the ability to facilitate runoff and increased transport of nitrogen to the river. Nitrogen would also have to be measured in the field in all of the land uses and areas of Golden Olives that could be potentially polluters. This is to measure the amount of nitrogen being deposited into the watershed and ultimately the river. This would have to be measured in the field over a long period of ...

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Watershed field monitoring is examined for Golden Olive. The expert determines if stream flow data would be helpful.