Mean daily discharge, stage height and water temperature data for Oksrukuyik Creek from June to September, 1999

Abstract: 

Oksrukuyik Creek stage height and calculated discharge for the summer of 1999 as well as Oksrukuyik Creek continuous temperature recorded by a Campbell CR10 data logger. Measurements were taken about 10 meters downstream of the road (2.6k below the original N and P dripper). In Summer 2009, this location moved upstream of the road, do to the construction of a culvert.

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1372

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6
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Citation: 

Bowden, W. 2001. Mean daily discharge, stage height and water temperature data for Oksrukuyik Creek from June to September, 1999 Environmental Data Initiative. http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/2ba9743c8e7f72f27add01c6fe621539
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Dates

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Thursday, June 17, 1999 to Tuesday, August 10, 1999

Publication Date: 

2001

Methods: 

State height measurements were taken hourly with a Campbell CR-10 data logger, and continuously with the USGS Sevens chart recorder, at the USGS gauging station, 10 meters downstream of the Dalton Highway crossing. Discharge measurements were taken by Karie Slavik and Stephanie Parker using a Marsh McBirney flow meter at a location 20 meters below the chart recorder. Flow was measured at 20 points for each transect. A total of 7 discharge measurements were used to calibrate the rating curves for this year. The rating curve equation used to calculate discharge is Discharge=a(x^b) where a=1e-11, b=5.3988, x=stage height in meters Temperature readings were taken every 10 minutes by a Campbell CR-10 data logger located 10 m downstream from the Oksrukuyik Creek crossing of the Dalton Highway. Arctic LTER Streams Protocols http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/ARC/streams/protocol2.html#Stream_discharge

Version Changes: 

Version 1: DATE RECEIVED: November, 1999 DATA FILE ENTERED BY: Karie Slavik DATA FILE VALIDATION: NAME: Slavik, Peterson DATE: November, 1999 Version 2: Temperature data added to Discharge data sheet; Metadata and data organized- JPB 2/2013; 8/2013: EBS updated methods and geographic location Version 3: Updated date/time, formats and new data sheet. File renamed to remove + sign Version 4: Updated keywords (23Jan14-JD) Version 5: Changed Distrubution URL since the LTER network DAS system is being discontinued. JimL 9Apr2015

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