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River rafting trips and hikers use sandbars along the Colorado River in Marble and Grand Canyons as campsites. The U.S. Geological Survey evaluated the effects of Glen Canyon Dam operations

River rafting trips and hikers use sandbars along the Colorado River in Marble and Grand Canyons as campsites. The U.S. Geological Survey evaluated the effects of Glen Canyon Dam operations on campsite areas on sandbars along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park. Campsite area was measured annually from 1998 to 2012 at 37 study sites between Lees Ferry and Diamond Creek, Arizona. The primary purpose of this report is to present the methods and results of the project.

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    Kaplinski, Matt, Hazel, Joe, Parnell, Rod, Hadley, D.R., and Grams, Paul, 2014, Colorado River campsite monitoring, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 1998–2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1161, 24 p. plus appendix, http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141161.

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