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KRIS E. Marin Sonoma: Chart Page

Area Sonoma Creek
Topic Temperature: Floating Weekly Average, 7 Tribs to Sonoma Creek 1998
Caption:  The Chart shows the floating weekly average water temperature in Celsius (C) at seven sites in tributaries to Sonoma Creek for the year 1998. Maximum floating weekly average water temperatures (MWAT) exceeded 17.0C at all seven sites, and exceeded 19.0C at one of five sites. Based on a review of steelhead growth studies, Sullivan et al. (2000) found that compared to optimum temperatures, an MWAT of 17.0C reduced steelhead growth by 10%, and an MWAT of 19.0C reduced growth by 20%. See Info Links for more information. Temperature data comes from automated water temperature data probes placed in the Sonoma Creek tributaries by the Sonoma Ecology Center.

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