Oksrukuyik Creek stage height and calculated discharge for the summer of 2010 to present. In 2010 temperature and depth were recorded by a Campbell CR10 data logger and HOBO pressure transducer. From 2011 and forward only the Hobo was used. Starting in 2009 measurements were taken at a new location, about 100 meters upstream of the road. This location moved upstream of the road do to the construction of a culvert.
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Discharge was measured using the velocity area method with a SonTek flowmeter. Discharge was measured six times throughout the summer season. In 2010 two instruments were used to measure stage height, a Campbell Scientific CR-10 data logger and a HOBO pressure transducer. The CR10X was installed on 17 June 2010 and removed on 8 August 2010, the HOBO was installed on 23 June 2010 and removed on 14 August 2010. Following years only a HOBO pressure transducer was used to measure stage height. Stage height and temperature were recorded every 10 minutes. The observed stage height is used with the measured discharge to develop a rating curve. The rating curve is used to calculate discharge from the recorded stage height values. The equation for the HOBO rating curve is Q=4.3016x^2.5745 where x is stage height in meters. The location of the instruments and discharge measurement was moved in 2009 to the current location due to potential road construction on the culvert at the Dalton Highway crossing.
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