Toolik Inlet Discharge Data collected in summer 2002, Arctic LTER, Toolik Research Station, Alaska.

Abstract: 

Stream discharge, stage height, temperature, and conductivity of Toolik Inlet during the 2002 study season.

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Data set ID: 

1591

EML revision ID: 

14
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Citation Suggestion: 

Kling, G. 2003. Toolik Inlet Discharge Data collected in summer 2002, Arctic LTER, Toolik Research Station, Alaska. Environmental Data Initiative. http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/aa535873109be90a8a1cb133b45dbc67
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Dates

Date Range: 

Wednesday, June 5, 2002 to Saturday, August 31, 2002

Publication Date: 

Friday, December 12, 2003

Methods: 

For discharge measurement protocol, see the Land-Water protocol accessible from the Land-Water mainpage on the Arctic LTER web page or at http://www-personal.umich.edu/~gwk and clicking on the protocol link at the bottom of the page.

Water level was recorded continuously with with a Stevens PGIII Pulse Generator connected to a Campbell Scientific CR510 datalogger. Additionally, we deployed a Campbell Scientific Model 247 Conductivity (EC) and Temperature probe which also recorded to the CR510.

Discharge measurements were taken throughout each season to determine the stage-discharge relationship. When the stage heights exceed our range from the study year's rating curve, we apply a standardized composite rating curve (from 1991-2006) for Toolik Inlet to solve for stream discharge.
Field and Lab Methods and Protocols, Kling lab, University of Michigan

http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/arc/landwater/lw_protocols.html

Quality Assurance: 

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Discharge values were corrected based on updated rating curves.   Changed the variable units for conductivity.  JAD March2016

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Adjusted discharge measurements based on two rating curves, the Yearly and Composite. See Methods.
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Version 8: Updated units to current standards. Updated metadata form to newer version (without site sheet). CH 4Feb2013 Updated to newer metadata form (with sites sheet) Ch March 2013.
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Version 10: Changed Distribution URL since the LTER network DAS system is being discontinued. JimL 9Apr2015
Discharge values were corrected based on updated rating curves. Changed the variable units for conductivity. JAD March2016

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