Clearwater Creek Temperature (Upper - Lower)

This resource contains temperature data from Clearwater Creek (includes data from two sites: Upper, Lower). These sites have been monitored for 5 years (2014-08-03 to 2019-07-25). The Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society has been monitoring water temperature in the Salmo River Watershed to better understand the health of the river system as a whole and to monitor impacts of climate change on stream health and possible impacts to fish populations.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Data Collection Organization Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society
Data Steward Email danielle@streamkeepers.bc.ca
Citation Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society (2021). Clearwater Creek Temperature (Upper & Lower). Columbia Basin Water Hub (Resource). Salmo. (DOI)
Dataset Upload Year 2021
Start Date 2014-08-03
End Date 2019-07-25
Funding Description This Project has been partially funded by various stakeholders over the years (CBT, FWCP). SWSS generously volunteers their time to secure the accuracy and consistency of this data set. They believe the longevity of temperature data collection and monitoring is critical in the fight to protect the health of the Salmo River Watershed and the 'Place Where We Live'.
Data Disclaimer No warranty or guarantee exists that the information is accurate, complete, current, or suitable for any purpose. The individual user must confirm the accuracy of the data and whether it will be appropriate for their purpose.
Data Type Stream
Keywords Community-based monitoring,Water temperature,Stream,Lotic,Community Research Grade
Other Data Sources N/A
Brief description of location Clearwater Creek Upper site was located ~10m upstream of bridge over Clearwater Creek (after Qua Creek bridge) on river right. Clearwater Creek Lower site was locatedCamp busk road past NESLM03 site and across Apex Creek bridge, around corner and approx 300m from bridge. ~2m upstream of easy access point at stump on river right. ~20m upstreram of log jam.
Latitude 49.169616
Longitude -117.082231
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