Variable Flow Study – Seven Years of Monitoring and Applied Research

Author T Arsuffi et al
Year 2007
Description Summary of the Comprehensive and Critical Period Monitoring Program to Evaluate the Effects of Variable Flow on Biological Resources in the Comal and San Marcos Springs Ecosystems Aquatic for 2000-2007
Publisher Edwards Aquifer Authority
Location Comal Springs/River, San Marcos Springs/River
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This report presents a summary of the monitoring and research efforts that have occurred in the Comal and San Marcos Ecosystems since 2000.   The report provides background on the monitoring components and the evolution of the overall monitoring program along with results or trends that have been documented during the seven years of observations and research.  The report also highlights special research projects or case studies that have been conducted to address issues that were not readily apparent and are important for the protection of the species or habitats.  Finally, the report provides recommendations of activities or programs to gather missing information regarding the thresholds of the species and habits and management implications of existing activities that merit further discussion.