Base-Flow Data in the Arnold Air Force Base Area, Tennessee, June and October 2002
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY RESTON VA
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Arnold Air Force Base AAFB occupies about 40,000 acres in Coffee and Franklin Counties, Tennessee. The primary mission of AAFB is to support the development of aerospace systems. This mission is accomplished through test facilities at Arnold Engineering Development Center AEDC, which occupies about 4,000 acres in the center of AAFB. Baseflow data including discharge, temperature, and specific conductance were collected for basins in and near AAFB during high base-flow and low base-flow conditions. Data representing high base-flow conditions from 109 sites were collected on June 3 through 5, 2002, when discharge measurements at sites with flow ranged from 0.005 to 46.4 ft3s. Data representing low base-flow conditions from 109 sites were collected on October 22 and 23, 2002, when discharge measurements at sites with flow ranged from 0.02 to 44.6 ft3s. Discharge from the basin was greater during high base-flow conditions than during low base-flow conditions. In general, major tributaries on the north side and southeastern side of the study area Duck River and Bradley Creek, respectively had the highest flows during the study.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology