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Provo River 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 11:24 p.m.
Last updated: Jan 18, 2018 at 8 p.m. by Bethany Neilson


This dataset contains discharge, temperature, and conductivity observations collected longitudinally along middle section of the Prove River. Data was collected at approximately 23 sites intermittently dispersed from the Charleston Aquatic Station to the USGS gaging station just below Jordanelle Dam, including tributaries. Periodic data collection began in June of 2014 and continued through August 2014. Measurements were made at each of the sites to capture pre/post snowmelt, summer (high ET) and fall (low ET) conditions. Discharge was measured using a SonTek Flow Tracker (velocity-area method). 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,iUTAH,Provo River,water quantity,conductivity

How to cite

Barnes, M., T. Stout, H. Tennant, B. Neilson (2018). Provo River discharge, temperature, and conductivity dataset, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/e7575d7ba1ca4c42b6bfeaf6d84b39e5

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


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 Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:  WGS 84 EPSG:4326
 Coordinate Units:  Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name: Middle section of the Provo River/Provo River Watershed

North Latitude
East Longitude
South Latitude
West Longitude


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The people or organizations that created the intellectual content of the resource.

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
Bethany Neilson Utah State University UT, US 435-797-7369
Extended Metadata
Name Value
Observed Variables discharge, temperature, conductivity, date, coordinates
Variable Description Water quality and quantity


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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