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Red Butte Creek discharge, temperature, and conductivity dataset


Authors: Michelle Barnes · Trinity Stout · Hyrum Tennant · Bethany Neilson
Owners: iUTAH Data Manager · Bethany Neilson
Resource type:Generic
Created:Jul 14, 2016 at 10:34 p.m.
Last updated: Jan 18, 2018 at 8:06 p.m. by Bethany Neilson

Abstract

This dataset contains discharge, temperature, and conductivity observations collected longitudinally along Red Butte Creek. Data was collected at approximately 38 sites intermittently dispersed from the Foothill Drive Aquatic Station to the Knowltons Fork Aquatic Station, including tributaries. Periodic data collection began in June of 2014 and continued through the summer of 2015. Measurements were made at each of the sites to capture pre/post snowmelt, summer (high ET) and fall (low ET) conditions. Discharge was measured either using a SonTek Flow Tracker (velocity-area method) or a dilution gaging method (using the YSI 600 OMS and a salt tracer). Temperature and conductivity were measured at each discharge site using the YSI 600 OMS. GPS coordinates for each discharge site were recorded using a Garmin® GPSMAP 64. The purpose for these measurements is to determine areas of significant groundwater-surface water interaction.

Subject Keywords

temperature,water quality,water temperature,groundwater,discharge,surface water,Red Butte Creek,iUTAH,water quantity,conductivity

How to cite

Barnes, M., T. Stout, H. Tennant, B. Neilson (2018). Red Butte Creek discharge, temperature, and conductivity dataset, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/23240f0a7f8a49c48d43ba16675ddfee

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Coverage

Spatial:

 Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:  WGS 84 EPSG:4326
 Coordinate Units:  Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name: Red Butte Creek Watershed

North Latitude
40.8245°
East Longitude
-111.7380°
South Latitude
40.7408°
West Longitude
-111.8774°

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Authors

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Name Organization Address Phone Author Identifiers
Michelle Barnes Utah Water Research Laboratory 435-797-0748
Trinity Stout Utah Water Research Laboratory 435-797-0748
Hyrum Tennant Utah Water Research Laboratory 435-797-0748
Bethany Neilson Utah State University UT, US 435-797-7369

Contributors

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Name Organization Address Phone Author Identifiers
Beth Neilson Utah Water Research Laboratory
Extended Metadata
Name Value
Observed Variables discharge, temperature, conductivity, date, coordinates
Variable Description Water quality and quantity

Credits

This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
Agency Name Award Title Award Number
National Science Foundation iUTAH-innovative Urban Transitions and Aridregion Hydro-sustainability 1208732

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