Sapphire Lake Sap01 High-Elevation Monitoring - Temp and Level 2022

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

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Dataset Collection Organization Living Lakes Canada
Dataset Steward Email
Dataset Citation Heather Shaw. (2022).Sapphire Lake Sap01 High-Elevation Monitoring - Temp and Level 2022 [Temperature and Lake Level].
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
Other Data Sources Data was QA/QC'd by MacHydro Consultants Ltd.
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,Climate Change
Dataset Latitude 49.751333
Dataset Longitude -117.20766
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