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, conductivity) from multi-pit Bogus 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
This publication was made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR)
Data Source Credits
Site and data maintained by Pam Aishlin.
Single Dataset or Series?
Comma-separated value list (*.csv)
Data gaps, including prior to data initiation, are represented in this published dataset using -6999 as hourly values. These datasets should be considered a raw data product, with only obvious noise values (e.g. negative or zero) replaced with -6999. Primary sensors used at this site are Campbell Scientific cs650 SDI12. Further information on this data, sites, methods and publications may be found at https://earth.boisestate.edu/drycreek/data/. This dataset will be appended annually. Data attributes (column headings) are described in the header of each file.
Pit locations: Boise Ridge Weather station hosts shallow soil pits 4.5 meters southeast and northwest of the station, 43.758765 -116.09040419, 573221 4845482, elevation 2114
There is an additional hillside soil pit at this location; that dataset is available on request to the author(s).
-116 E, -116.2 W
Map Area Coordinate System
GCS North American 1983 projected to NAD 83 UTM 11N
2012 to present
Privacy and Confidentiality Statement
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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
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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/B2088D