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Interrogation Site Metadata

BTU - Big Timber Creek - Upper

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 8/8/2015 12:00 AM
End Date: 8/1/2018 12:00 AM

This in-stream detection system on Big Timber Creek is located approximately 10.8 km upstream of the confluence with the Lemhi River and is comprised of two arrays. Each array consists of two 10 ft antennas to span the width of the channel. BTM is operated by the Integrated Status and Effectiveness Monitoring Project (ISEMP) cooperators Idaho Fish and Game and Quantitative Consultants, Inc. This site is powered by a propane thermoelectric generator. Remote communication is provided by a cellular telephone modem. Site was decomissioned in August 2018.


Primary Contact:

Patrick Uthe

Data Steward:

Brett Turley


Coordinates: 44.613860, -113.397036  |  River Km: 522.303.416.089.011

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
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 8/1/2018 12:00 AM
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM
2015 8/8/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM


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:  10/15/2015
End Date:  8/1/2018

Site Configuration Diagrams:

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
8/1/2018 7:21:00 AM General Site operations ended and the site has been removed from the creek.
10/30/2015 2:54:52 PM General Registered new interrogation site on Big Timber Creek - BTU. Initial configuration had antennas numbered from right to left when looking at the site from upstream. The antennas numbering was changed to be from left to right on October 15.

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