Sapphire Lake (SAP01)

Long-term monitoring on Sapphire Lake was established in 2022 to track changes in water quality and quantity in the face of climate change.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Dataset Collection Organization Living Lakes Canada
Dataset Steward Email
Dataset Citation Heather Shaw. (2022). Sapphire Lake (SAP01) [Data set]. Columbia Basin Water Hub.
Dataset Upload Year 2023
Dataset Earliest Record Start Date 2022-08-15
Dataset Latest Record End Date 2022-10-07
Dataset Funding Description This data collection was made possible with the support of the following funders: The Ministry of BC, the Alpine Club of Canada and Valhalla Mountain Touring.
Dataset 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.
Other Data Sources N/A
Brief description of dataset location This data was collected at Sapphire Lake in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, B.C. The lake sits at 2263 masl and is situated in the Interior mountain-heather Alpine (IMA) biogeoclimatic zone. It is fed by precipitation and snow melt and marks the headwaters of Lemon Creek.
Dataset Type Lake
Dataset Keywords High Elevation,Hydrology,Lentic,Lake,Water Level,Water temperature
Dataset Latitude 49.751333
Dataset Longitude -117.20766
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