- Study Area: Santa Cruz, Pajaro Valley, Salinas Valley, Highlands
- Counties Covered: San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito
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Comparing Groundwater Quality in Public-Supply and Shallow Aquifers in the Monterey Bay and Salinas Valley Basins, California
Burton, C.A., 2018, U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2018-3078, 4 p.
Groundwater Quality in the Shallow Aquifers of the Monterey Bay, Salinas Valley, and Adjacent Highland Areas, California
Burton, C.A., 2018, U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2018-3026, 4 p.
Status and Understanding of Groundwater Quality in the Monterey-Salinas Shallow Aquifer Study Unit, 2012-13: California GAMA Priority Basin Project
Burton, C.A., and Wright, M.T., 2018, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2018-5057, 132 p.
Blank results for trace-element data collected for the California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment (GAMA) Program Priority Basin Project, October 2009–October 2018
Bennett, G.L., 2020, U.S. Geological Survey data release
Groundwater-quality data in the Monterey–Salinas shallow aquifer study unit, (ver. 1.1, January 2017): Results from the California GAMA Program
Goldrath, D.A., Kulongoski, J.T., and Davis, T.A., 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 987, 132 p.
Pesticide Constituent Data from the California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program Priority Basin Project (GAMA-PBP), 2004 - 2018
Lor, V., Balkan, M., and Stork, S.V., 2019, U.S. Geological Survey data release
Water use information for sites sampled by the California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program Priority Basin Project (GAMA-PBP), 2004-2021
Stork, S.V., and Fram, M.S., 2021, U.S. Geological Survey data release
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Hills in Calero Park covered in green grass, bushes, and trees on a cloudy day
Credit: George L. Bennett, USGS, 2011
Near San Simeon, view looks north up Highway 1 along the California coast toward Big Sur
Credit: Shawn Harrison, USGS, 2017