Mean daily discharge and water temperature data for Oksrukuyik Creek from June to September, 2005


Oksrukuyik Creek stage height and calculated discharge for the summer of 2005 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. 2007. Mean daily discharge and water temperature data for Oksrukuyik Creek from June to September, 2005 Environmental Data Initiative.



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Tuesday, June 28, 2005 to Wednesday, August 10, 2005

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Discharge was measured using the velocity area method with a SonTek Flow Tracker or Marsh-McBirney FloMate. Discharge was measured five times throughout the summer season. Flow was measured at 20 points along a transect. A Campbell Scientific CR-10 data logger was installed on 28 June 2005 and removed 10 August 2005. The data logger recorded stage height and temperature 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 rating curve equation used to calculate discharge from stage height was discharge=mx^b, where m=8.09e-7, b=3.5588, and x=stage height in cm.

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DATE RECEIVED: November, 2005
NAME: Green, Peterson
DATE: November, 2005
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