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Bathymetric survey of the Brandon Road Dam Spillway, Joliet, Illinois

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2015-05-27
End Date
2016-05-28

Citation

Engel, F.L., and Krahulik, J.R., 2016, Bathymetric survey of the Brandon Road Dam Spillway, Joliet, Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F73F4MRV.

Summary

Bathymetric survey data of the Brandon Road Dam spillway was collected on May 27 and May 28, 2015 by the US Geological Survey (USGS) using Trimble Real-Time Kinematic Global Positioning System (RTK-GPS) equipment. The base station was set up over a temporarily installed survey pin on both days. This pin was surveyed into an existing NGS benchmark (PID: BBCN12) within the Brandon Road Lock property. In wadeable sections, a GPS rover with 2.0 meter range pole and flat-foot was deployed. In sections unable to be waded, a 2.0 meter range pole was fix-mounted to a jon boat, and a boat-mounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) was used to collect the depth data. ADCP depth data were reviewed in the WinRiver II software and exported [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Frank L. Engel
Originator :
Frank L. Engel, Justin Krahulik
Metadata Contact :
Frank Engel
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water
SDC Data Owner :
Illinois Water Science Center

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Purpose

These data were collected in support of the US Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS).

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F73F4MRV

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