Low-gradient site locations and physical and chemical parameters

<p>Low-gradient site locations and physical and chemical parameters</p>

Number of Records: 

12

Date Range: 

2000-07-01 to 2000-08-01

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Variables

Variables: 

Site
  • Label: Sampling site code
  • Definition: A code assigned to each sampling site.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
streamname
  • Label: Stream name
  • Definition: The name of the stream site
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
drainage
  • Label: Drainage
  • Definition: The name of the drainage the stream site occurs in The name of the drainage the stream site occurs in
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
order
  • Label: Stream order
  • Definition: The Strahler stream order of the site based on USGS blue lines
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
link
  • Label: Stream link
  • Definition: The Shreve stream link of the site based on USGS blue lines. number of USGS blue line headwater streams draining into the site.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
Elev
  • Label: Elevation
  • Definition: Elevation in meters above sea level. Calculated as the mean elevation for the 4 corner posts of the quadrat from data provided by the plot surveyors. (Pecision is unknown: original measurements were to 0.1 m; but these calculated values have not been ground truthed.)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
wettedwidth
  • Label: Wetted width
  • Definition: The width of the wetted part of the stream on the day of measuring physical habitat
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
cancov
  • Label: Canopy cover
  • Definition: Canopy cover over the stream reach
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
gradient
  • Label: Stream gradient
  • Definition: The ratio of tghe slope to gradient of the stream calculated from USGS maps. Calculated by dividing the slope meters by the gradient meters.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
lowDOC
  • Label: Dissolved organic carbon
  • Definition: Amount of dissolved organic carbon in the stream water
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: milligramscarbonperliter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
SRP
  • Label: Soluble reactive phosphorus
  • Definition: Amount of soluble reactive phosphorus in the stream water in micrograms phosphorus per liter (ug P/L)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
TDN
  • Label: Total Dissolved Nitrogen
  • Definition: Total Digestible Nutrients (prior to 1998 by persulfate oxidation and automated colorimetric analysis; after 1998 by high temperature catalytic oxidation with chemiluminescent detection) inmg N/L
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: milligramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • -9999.00 = Missing Value
NH4
  • Label: Ammonium
  • Definition: Amount of dissolved ammonium in the stream water in micrograms nitrogen per liter (ug N/L)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
lowNO3
  • Label: Dissolved nitrate
  • Definition: Amount of dissolved nitrate in the stream water
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: milligramsnitrogenperliter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
DON
  • Label: Dissolved organic nitrogen
  • Definition: Amount of dissolved organic nitrogen in the stream water in micrograms nitrogen per liter (ug N/L)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
substrate
  • Label: Substrate coarseness
  • Definition: The mean of numbered codes for substrate sizes; see Greathouse et al. (in press) and Greathouse (2005) for details
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value
depth
  • Label: Water depth
  • Definition: Mean water depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value

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