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GPS Data for Nisqually River Delta


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Opatz, C.C., Curran, C.A., Tecca A.E., and Grossman, E.E., 2019, Stage, water velocity and water quality data collected in the Lower Nisqually River, McAllister Creek and tidal channels of the Nisqually River Delta, Thurston County, Washington, February 11, 2016 to September 18, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


GPS horizontal and vertical position data were collected on the Nisqually River, McAllister Creek and Nisqually River Delta to survey in water surface, instrumentation and delta structures for to reference North American Vertical Datum 1988 (NAVD88). These data are housed in .csv file named “Nisqually GPS Data” and are sorted by date and time. The position data are grouped by data collection methods Point and Topo. Point method collected position data for 180 seconds and was used to survey surface water and instrumentation elevation. Topo method collected position point data for 1 second and was used for surveying delta bathymetry elevation. Data were collected using the available RTN-GPS network provided by the Washington State Reference [...]


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Data were obtained to support hydrodynamic modeling efforts for informing adaptive management scenarios to improve delta restoration outcomes.



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