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AB3 - Lower Abernathy Creek

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
General Operational Period: Seasonally
Start Date: 4/21/2009 1:00 PM
End Date: 7/2/2019 12:00 AM

The PIT tag interrogation antennas are installed in parallel as a passover array located in the thalweg of the floodplain at Abernathy Creek (WA.) rkm 1. Coverage of the creek is 100% at baseflow but will decrease during floods or large freshets. Site is no longer active.

Contacts

Primary Contact:

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

Data Steward:

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

Location

Coordinates: 46.194136, -123.166929  |  River Km: 087.001

Operational History

Operational history describes the period the site was interrogating for PIT tags. The comments provide anecdotal information about the operation of the site during this period. Site operational periods are updated typically at the end of the calendar year.

Year Start Date End Date Comments
2019 3/28/2019 12:00 AM 7/2/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 5/2/2018 12:00 AM 6/27/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file opened and closed dates from first and last 2017 files.
2017 4/3/2017 12:00 AM 6/29/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file opened and closed dates from first and last 2017 files.
2016 4/12/2016 12:00 AM 8/15/2016 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file opened and closed dates from first and last 2016 files.
2015 3/10/2015 12:00 AM 10/27/2015 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file opened and closed dates from first and last 2015 files.
2014 4/11/2014 12:00 AM 6/20/2014 12:00 AM
2013 4/17/2013 12:00 AM 7/1/2013 12:00 AM
2012 4/10/2012 4:00 PM 6/27/2012 12:00 PM Operations began on April 10.
2011 4/12/2011 12:00 AM 6/28/2011 6:00 AM Installed one additional antenna and started operations for the year.
2010 4/8/2010 8:30 AM 6/29/2010 12:00 PM AB3 coil 01 started interrogating for the 2010 year at 8:30 am pacific standard time. Coils 02 and 03 have not been installed due to high flow conditions.
2009 4/21/2009 1:00 PM 6/3/2009 8:00 AM First year of operation. Antennae 01 and 02 operated continously throughout the season; Antenna 03 (right bank looking downstream) was not installed this year, leaving ~1 meter of stream not interrogated.

Configuration

Configuration metadata includes details about the equipment used at the site to detect and record PIT tags. A new configuration sequence record is created when equipment is added or removed from the site and the period of time it was active. A configuration sequence without an End Date is currently active.

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Start Date:  4/12/2011
End Date:  7/2/2019

Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
3/10/2015 12:39:00 PM SiteUp 3/10/15 12:39 PM AB3 antennas 02, 03, 04 were installed and put online.  Ant 01 was not necessary due to low creek flows.
6/20/2014 6:00:00 AM SiteDown 6/20/2014 6:00 AM AB3 removed and offline for the year.
7/13/2013 5:00:00 PM SiteDown AB3 removed 7/1/13 at 5:00 pm PDT
4/17/2013 2:00:00 PM SiteUp AB3 installed 4/17/13 at 2:00 pm PDT

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