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Bathymetric survey of Rock Run Rookery Lake, Will County, Illinois

Dates

Time Period
2015-12-10
Publication Date

Citation

Duncker, J.J., and Sharpe, J.B., 2017, Bathymetric survey of Rock Run Rookery Lake, Will County, Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7765CJG.

Summary

The bathymetric data set was collected in Rock Run on Dec. 10, 2015 by USGS ILWSC staff Clayton Bosch and Louis Pappas. The bathymetric data were collected with an RD Instruments 1200 kHz ADCP (S/N 8617) and Trimble Ag 162 GPS mounted on the M/V La Moine. A temporary reference point (TRP) was established on the north side of the footbridge over the connecting channel to the Des Plaines River. The mean water surface elevation (504.97 feet, WGS 84) during the survey was established from a temporary reference point whose elevation was later established by GPS survey. The measured depths were then converted to a lake bed elevation. The location and depth data were compiled into a bathymetry dataset (Rock Run Bathymetry Data.csv). The dataset [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
James J. Duncker
Originator :
James J. Duncker, Jennifer B. Sharpe
Metadata Contact :
James J. Duncker
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Central Midwest Water Science Center

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Rock Run Bathymetry GeoTIFF.zip 4.27 MB
README_Rock Run Bathymetry_updated by JJD.docx 1.4 MB
Rock_Run_Bathymetry.pdf 111.29 MB
Bathymetric_survey_of_Rock_Run_Rookery_Lake_Will_County_Illinois_FINAL.xml
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Purpose

The bathymetric data were collected to support biologists working on Asian carp projects in the Des Plaines River and upper portion of the Illinois Waterway. Rock Run Rookery Lake has been identified as favorable Asian carp habitat and is the most upstream edge of the Asian carp population. The bathymetric data enables biologists to determine a lake volume for use with fish survey data.

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  • USGS Data Release Products
  • USGS Illinois-Iowa Water Science Center

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7765CJG

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