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Dataset
Soil Moisture and Temperature Hourly Data for Dry Creek Experimental Watershed, Southwest Idaho, Shingle Creek Ridge Weather Station
Dry Creek Experimental Watershed Data
  • James P. McNamara, Boise State University
  • Alejandro N Flores, Boise State University
  • Shawn G. Benner, Boise State University
  • Jennifer Pierce, Boise State University
  • Pam Aishlin, Boise State University
Summary & Purpose
The Dry Creek Experimental Watershed (DCEW) in Southwest Idaho provides long-term environmental time series data to support ongoing hydrometerologic, ecosystem and climate change research and publication. Numerous theses, peer-reviewed publications and modeling efforts utilize these datasets. The dataset described here contains long-term, continuous soil data (moisture, temperature) from Shingle Creek Ridge Weather Station in the Dry Creek Experimental Watershed (DCEW) in Southwest Idaho. Additional data will be appended to this dataset on an annual basis.
Date of Publication or Submission
6-15-2017
DOI
https://doi.org/10.18122/B2CG64
Funding Citation

This publication was made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR)

Data Source Credits
Acknowledgement to graduate student Dave Eiriksson, advisor Dr. Jim Mcnamara. Site and data maintained by Pam Aishlin.
Single Dataset or Series?
Single Dataset
Data Format
Comma-separated value list (*.csv)
Data Attributes
Site SCR, Shingle Creek Ridge weather station soil measurement site, pit 1. This dataset provides continuous hourly soil moisture and soil temperature data for one soil measurement site in Dry Creek Experimental Watershed (DCEW), 2012 - present. This shallow pit is located one meter south of the weather station tower, in sandy loam under sparse grass-shrub vegetation with minimal slope and neutral to convex curvature. Data gaps, including prior to data initiation, are represented in this published dataset using -6999 as hourly values. This data should be considered a raw data product, with only obvious noise values (e.g. negative or zero) replaced with -6999. This dataset will be added to annually. Primary sensors used at this site are Campbell Scientific cs616 and thermocouple. Further information on this data, sites, methods and publications may be found at https://earth.boisestate.edu/drycreek/data/. Shingle Creek Ridge weather station hosts shallow soil pits 1 meter south of the station, 43.71105 -116.09911996, 572577 4840175, elevation 1720
Map Area
43.8 N, 43.6 S
Map Area
-116 E, -116.2 W
Map Area Coordinate System
GCS North American 1983 projected to NAD 83 UTM 11N
Map Location
(43.688608, -116.1824163)
Time Period
2012 to present
Update Frequency
Annually
Privacy and Confidentiality Statement
Boise State is explicitly compliant with federal and state laws surrounding data privacy including the protection of personal financial information through the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, personal medical information through HIPAA, HITECH and other regulations. All human subject data (e.g., surveys) have been collected and managed only by personnel with adequate human subject protection certification.
Use Restrictions

Users are free to share, copy, distribute and use the datasets; to create or produce works from the datasets; to adapt, modify, transform and build upon the datasets as long as the user attributes any public use of the datasets, or works produced from the datasets, referencing the author(s) and DOI link. For any use or redistribution of the datasets, or works produced from it, the user must make clear to others the license of the datasets and keep intact any notices on the original datasets.

Disclaimer of Warranty

BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR PROVIDED AS PART OF THE SYSTEM FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SYSTEM.

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BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM USE OF THE SYSTEM.

Citation Information

Dr. James McNamara, Boise State University. (2017) Long-term hydrometeorologic data time series, 1998-present, Dry Creek Experimental Watershed, Southwest Idaho. https://doi.org/10.18122/B2CG64