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Nez Perce Soil & Water Conservation District 2008 Stream Temperature Data


Data Categories hourly stream temperature data
Dates of Data 4/1/2008 TO 10/1/2008
Data Set Status Complete
Data Set Update Schedule Annually
Date Data Set Published on StreamNet Data Store 2/4/2009
Project Name & Number BPA project numbers 2000-070-00 and 1999-015-00
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 n/a
Taxa
Location Creeks in Nez Perce and Lewis Counties, Idaho:
Bear Creek
Bedrock Creek
Big Canyon Creek
Cold Spring (Coldspring) Creek
Hatwai Creek
Jacks Creek
Lapwai Creek
Little Canyon Creek
Mission Creek
Pine Creek
Rock Creek
Sweetwater Creek
Tom Beall Creek
Wauncher Gulch
Webb Creek
NPCC Subbasins (2001 Subbasins) Mountain Snake: Clearwater
Hatcheries
Dams
Keywords Lapwai Creek/ Big Canyon Creek Stream Temperature Data
Lead Person and Organization That Created the Data Set Joshua Dash Dieringer
Other Participating Organizations Nez Perce Soil & Water Conservation District
Contact Person for Questions About the Data Name:  Joshua Dash Dieringer
Position:  Natural Resource Technician
Organization:  U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service, Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
Address:  27880 Chambers Road P.O. Box 131
Culdesac, ID  83542
USA
Phone:  208-843-2931
email:  Send a note to co.nezperce.id.us addressed for DashD.
Broad Category of Methods Field
Data Collection Methods Temperature loggers are placed inside housings supplied by the manufacturer, with desiccant and identification material. Temperature loggers are initially set to start recording temperatures May 1, 2008. 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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