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Interrogation Site Metadata

MR1 - Minam River at river km 0.5

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Nez Perce Tribe
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 2/20/2020 12:00 AM

MR1 is a tandem array in-stream detection system located in the Minam River approximately 0.5 km upstream of the confluence of the Minam and Wallowa Rivers (lat 45.619623°, lon -117.726570°). The site is just upstream of a rotary smolt trap seasonally operated by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Streamside components including master controller, propane tanks, thermal electric generator, solar array and battery box are located on the north bank of the Minam River between the river and a large pull-out along Highway 82. A total of 10 HDPE attenae (2 sets of 5 in parallel) span 32 meters of stream. MR1 was installed in August of 2019 by Nez Perce Tribe Grande Ronde Supplementation Monitoring and Evaluation Program. MR1 began collecting data in February of 2020. Data are downloaded manually.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: MR1-2022-165-P-00A.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/23/2022 4:51 PM
Date Last File Opened: 6/14/2022 5:02 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/23/2022 12:27 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3D9.1C67C560C0
Last Observation Date: 6/23/2022 12:27 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Data Steward:

Shane Vatland


Coordinates: 45.619623, -117.726570  |  River Km: 522.

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
2021 1/19/2021 12:00 AM 1/1/2022 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 2/20/2020 12:00 AM 11/24/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.


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:  2/20/2020
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date


Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
2/4/2021 7:42:00 AM General Minam River PIT array (MR1) antenna 08 not in operation due to another firmware update failure. Antennas 01,02,03,04,05,06,07,09,0A are fully functional. MR1 is running continuously without disruption through February 9, 2021.
11/23/2020 4:59:00 PM SiteDown MR1 was turned off on November 23, 2020 to complete repairs. The site will resume operations once river ice breaks up and repairs are completed. Note: MR1 Thermoelectric generator (TEG) was vandalized on or near November 18, 2020. Vandals removed large padlocks and disconnected TEG sensory components thus disabling TEG.

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