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Wasatch Environmental Observatory Red Butte Network: Discharge Rating Curve at Red Butte Gate Basic Aquatic Site (RB_RBG_BA)

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Created: Jul 19, 2016 at 8:10 p.m.
Last updated: Jan 14, 2020 at 5:48 p.m.
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This dataset contains a stage-discharge relationship developed for the iUTAH GAMUT Network aquatic site on Red Butte Creek near Red Butte Gate Basic Aquatic Site (RB_RBG_BA). Discharge measurements were collected by a SonTek FlowTracker. Measured stage and discharge and the curve are contained in the Rating Curve file. Information on the site conditions and any issues with discharge measurements are documented in the README file. Files associated with each measurement (e.g., output by the FlowTracker instrument) are contained in the .zip directory. This rating curve was used to generate discharge data through 12/31/2015. New versions of these files may be loaded when new flow measurements are taken. Resulting discharge data is published in the iUTAH GAMUT operational databases and may be accessed via http://data.iutahepscor.org/tsa.

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Resource Level Coverage


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


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Additional Metadata

Name Value
Observed Variables discharge - discharge, ISO_%error - uncertainty ISO method, Stats_%error - uncertainty Statistical method, stageplate_start - Gage height, stageplate_end - Gage height, stageplate_avg - Gage height, Water Surface - Elevation, Gauging Method - Method, Instrument - Instrument, Field Technician - Technician, Transect Location - Location, File Name - summary file, Notes - field notes
Variable Description Water Discharge related variables
Data Collection Method Water discharge measured using a SonTek FlowTracker. The Stream gauging method used is the Velocity Area Mid-Section Method. Stage is observed from pressure transducer observations and readings of a static stage plate.


Funding Agencies

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


People that contributed technically, materially, financially, or provided general support for the creation of the resource's content but are not considered authors.

Name Organization Address Phone Author Identifiers
Dave Eiriksson
Paul Brooks University of Utah
Logan Jamison University of Utah

How to Cite

Observatory, U. o. U. -. W. E. (2020). Wasatch Environmental Observatory Red Butte Network: Discharge Rating Curve at Red Butte Gate Basic Aquatic Site (RB_RBG_BA), HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/b66918eebb42426aa795351333ff6423

This resource is shared under the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY.



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