Articles | Volume 14, issue 5
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2369–2384, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2369-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2369–2384, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2369-2022
Data description paper
18 May 2022
Data description paper | 18 May 2022

Concentrations and fluxes of suspended particulate matter and associated contaminants in the Rhône River from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean Sea

Hugo Lepage et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-350', Anonymous Referee #1, 26 Dec 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Hugo Lepage, 17 Jan 2022
      • RC3: 'Reply on AC1', Anonymous Referee #1, 17 Jan 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on essd-2021-350', Anonymous Referee #2, 06 Jan 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Hugo Lepage, 19 Jan 2022
      • CC1: 'Reply on AC2', Hugo Lepage, 19 Jan 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Hugo Lepage on behalf of the Authors (11 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (27 Feb 2022) by Alexander Gelfan
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (17 Mar 2022) by Alexander Gelfan
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (04 Apr 2022)
ED: Publish as is (24 Apr 2022) by Alexander Gelfan
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Short summary
The dataset contains concentrations and fluxes of suspended particle matter (SPM) and several particle-bound contaminants along the Rhône River downstream of Lake Geneva. These data allow us to understand the dynamics and origins. They show the impact of flood events which mainly contribute to a decrease in the contaminant concentrations while fluxes are significant. On the contrary, concentrations are higher during low flow periods probably due to the increase of organic matter.