Toolik Inlet Discharge Data collected in summer 2009, Arctic LTER, Toolik Research Station, Alaska.


Stream discharge, stage height, temperature, and conductivity of Toolik Inlet during the 2009 study season.

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Kling, G. 2010. Toolik Inlet Discharge Data collected in summer 2009, Arctic LTER, Toolik Research Station, Alaska. Environmental Data Initiative.



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Friday, May 15, 2009 to Friday, September 18, 2009

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For discharge measurement protocol, see the Land-Water protocol accessible from the Land-Water mainpage on the Arctic LTER web page or at 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

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New data file Version 2: 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. Checked keywords against the LTER network preferred list and replaced non-preferred terms. Jim L 15Jan14 Changed Distrubution URL since the LTER network DAS system is being discontinued. JimL 9Apr2015

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