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Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District 2011 Stream Temperature Data

Data Categories Lapwai Creek Stream Temperature Data,,
Water temperature
Dates of Data 2011 TO 2011
Data Set Status Complete
Data Set Update Schedule Annually
Date Data Set Published on StreamNet Data Store 07-16-2012
Project Name & Number BPA-42391
Purpose of Data Set Purpose provided in Abstract.
Summary / Abstract Stream temperature data is collected to establish baseline water temperatures and assist in the inventory and identification of stream reaches with high water temperatures. The temperature measurements are recorded using temperature loggers (continual temperature recording devices) for the seasonal high summer temperatures.
Broad Biological Groups Not applicable
Location Lapwai Creek - Clearwater River, Nez Perce County, Idaho
NPCC Subbasins (2001 Subbasins) Mountain Snake: Clearwater
Keywords Lapwai Creek Stream Temperature Data 2011
Lead Person and Organization That Created the Data Set Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
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Contact Person for Questions About the Data Name:  Kayla Dau
Organization:  Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
Address:  P.O Box 131
Culdesac, ID  83524
Phone:  208-843-2931
email:  Send a note to addressed for NPSWCD.
Broad Category of Methods Field
Data Collection Methods Temperature loggers are placed inside housings supplied by the manufacturer, with desiccant and identification material. The duration was for 165 days at 1 hour intervals. The temperature loggers are also set to take the maximum temperature achieved over the preceding 1 hour period. Each temperature logger is placed inside the protective housing, and the housing is located in a metal case with cable. The cable tail is then attached to a permanent object on the bank. This temperature logger, metal case, and cable bundle is then placed in a relatively deep location with: 1) photos; 2) write on, aluminum, metal tags; 3) hand drawn sketches; and 4) measuring and recording compass position and distance from a permanent landmark. Field stream temperature measurements will be recorded when the devices are retrieved. The data is then downloaded and converted into a text format.
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