Site: West Nose Creek, AB

 

Type

Variable

Frequency

Period

Availability

Storage

Note

Meteo

Air temp/relative humidity (1.6 m), four-component radiation (1.7 m), wind speed and direction (3.1 m), precipitation (tipping bucket), precipitation (weighing gauge with Alter shield), snow depth

30 minute

2006-2018

Local

Database

Two weather stations equipped with soil moisture sensors providing hydro-meteorological data since 2004. Spy Hill Grassland: some parameters start time is 2017. Spy Hill Native Grassland: WD/WS_220cmRMY started from 2010. Wooliams Farm: data between 2005-2016. AT/RH_235cmHMP45 data between 2009-2011. WD_155cmMetOne data between 2012-2016.

Soil

Soil moisture (0.1, 0.3, 0.6, 1.0 m), soil temperature (0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.5 m)

30 minute

2004-2018

Local

Database

Spy Hill Grassland: Soil data does not have any gap. Wooliams Farm: data between 2005-2016. ST_Dep100cmCS107 data between 2009-2011. ST_Dep00/020/040/060/080/100/150cmTC data between 2005-2009. ST_SP00/020/040/060/080/100/150cmTC data between 2009-2016. ST_SP010cmTC data between 2013-2016. SoilVWC parameters start time is 2006.

Hydrometric

Streamflow (March October)

30 min, 15 min, 10 min

2006-2015

Local

Database

Gaps are just months between Octobers to next year March. 1982-1995 were collected by Water Survey of Canada

Daily (1982-1995)

1982-1995

Eddy covariance flux data

Latent and sensible heat fluxes (1.9 m)

30 minute

2006-2013

Local

Files

Collocated at one of the weather stations

Snow survey

Along two transects

Weekly to bi-weekly

2004-2013

Local

Files

 

Ground water

Ground water level

Weekly to bi-weekly manual measurements for shallow wells.

1 hour for deep aquifer wells

2004-2013

Local

Files

Two clusters of shallow groundwater monitoring wells, network of ten monitoring wells for deep aquifers

 

Current status of the data and milestones

No database imports planned in 2013/2014. Measurement records and other material should be reorganized and copied to the central server location during spring and summer 2014.

 

West Nose Creek investigator:

Masaki Hayashi

hayashi@ucalgary.ca

 

Department of Geoscience

University of Calgary

2500 University Dr. NW

Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada

Phone: (403)220-2794

Fax: (403)284-0074