Mean daily discharge and water temperature data for Oksrukuyik Creek from June to September, 2001


Oksrukuyik Creek stage height and calculated discharge for the summer of 2001 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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Bowden, W. 2003. Mean daily discharge and water temperature data for Oksrukuyik Creek from June to September, 2001 Environmental Data Initiative.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2001 to Wednesday, August 22, 2001

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Stage height measurements and temperature readings were taken every ten minutes with a Campbell CR-10 data logger, at the USGS gauging station, 10 meters downstream of the Dalton Highway crossing. Discharge measurements were taken by Karie Slavik and Jon O'Donnell 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 to calculate discharge is Discharge = a(x^b) where a=5e-10, b=4.7637, and x=stage height in meters. Arctic LTER Streams Protocols

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DATE RECEIVED: September, 2001 DATA FILE ENTERED BY: Karie Slavik DATA FILE VALIDATION: NAME: Slavik, Peterson DATE: September, 2001 Metadata and data organized- JPB 4/2013; 8/2013:ebs updated methods and geographic location Version 4: Updated keywords (JD-23Jan14)

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