Site Type

Site Name

 

AB1 - Abernathy Creek FWS Tech Cntr.

Bridge over Abernathy Creek (WA.) at Abernathy Fish Technology Center (AFTC)

Operated by:

USFWS

First year:

2001

Last year:

2017

RKM:

087.005

Site Contacts

Steward

Doug Peterson
doug_peterson@fws.gov
(360) 425-6072

POC

Benjamen Kennedy
benjamen_kennedy@fws.gov
(360) 425-6072

Map

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Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 1/1/2014 1/1/2015
2015 1/1/2015 11/17/2015 Site configuration changed in April. High flows destroyed new antennas in November and site was shut down.
2016 4/27/2016 9/23/2016 Site was reinstalled with new configuration in April and shut down in September.
2017
2001 9/26/2001 1/1/2002 First year for AB1 site. Start date/time reflects first available data file.
2002 1/1/2002 1/1/2003 The antennas were washed out on 1/25/02, and re-installed on 2/1/02.
2003 1/1/2003 1/1/2004 The AB1 antennas were destroyed by high water on January 31, 2003. The antennas were rebuilt and replaced on February 7, 2003.
2004 1/1/2004 1/1/2005 Antennas #2 & #3 were blown out, and antenna #1 was electrically disconnected on Jan. 28 due to high water. Antenna #1 was reconnected on Feb. 2, and antennas #2 and #3 were re-installed on Feb. 10. Numerous ORPHAN records, tag misreads, and misconfigured coil IDs are present in the raw data between July 21 and August 16, most likely the result of errors on the RS-232 channel of the new multiplex transceiver. The problem seems to have disappeared with the replacement of the fiber->RS-232 converter on August 16.
2005 1/1/2005 1/1/2006
2006 1/1/2006 11/6/2006 High water washed the antennas at AB1 out on 1/10/06. Antenna 2 blew out at ~12:00 AM and antennas 1 & 3 blew out at ~5:00 AM. The site returned to service on 3/24 a little after 16:30. The antennas at the site washed out due to high water on Nov 6, 2006 at 0600.
2007 1/25/2007 1/1/2008 The antennas at the site washed out due to high water on Nov 6, 2006. Antennas #1 and #3 were reinstalled on Jan. 25, and antenna #2 was reinstalled on Jan. 30, 2007.
2008 1/1/2008 10/23/2008
2009 4/9/2009 10/16/2009
2010 3/9/2010 8/3/2010 Antennas 01 and 02 were activated on March 9; antenna 03 was activated on March 19.
2011 4/14/2011 1/1/2012 Three antennas (F4, F5, F6) added to the site on April 15. F1, F2, F3 removed October 27.
2012 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 F1, F2, F3 operated from April 13 - December 3. F4, F5, F6 operated all year.
2013 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 F1, F2, F3 operated from April 17 - September 26. F4, F5, F6 operated all year.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 140

Start Date: 4/27/2016

End Date:

Config Seq: 130

Start Date: 4/9/2015

End Date: 11/18/2015

Config Seq: 120

Start Date: 4/12/2011

End Date: 4/9/2015

Config Seq: 110

Start Date: 9/24/2003

End Date: 4/12/2011

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 9/24/2001

End Date: 9/24/2003

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