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A document from the library
Anthropogenic impacts on the quality of streambed sediments in the lower Sacramento River watershed, California
To investigate the occurrence of contaminants and to assess their toxicity potential to benthic organisms, streambed sediments were collected from three agricultural and one urban influenced small waterways in the lower Sacramento River watershed and analyzed for PAHs, organochlorine (OC) and organophosphorus (OP) pesticides, pyrethroids, and metals. These sites had low benthic biotic index scores in earlier field surveys. The...
An image from the library
Gold Dredging on Sacramento River, near Marysville, California
A map from the library
Map with portion of the Sacramento River, base of the Sierra Nevadas, and Butte Creek shown
Black and white slide ; 35 mm.
Donor: Dorothy Hill Collection.
Map with portion of the Sacramento River, base of the Sierra Nevadas, and Butte Creek shown.
Slide Notes: "Capt. Warner's exploring party, August-October, 1849. Bancroft Library."
Photograph Source: University of California, Berkeley-Bancroft Library Collection.