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RCL - Rock Creek (WA) at rkm 5

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 11/6/2009 1:30 PM

In-stream arrays on Rock Creek (WA) at rkm 5 near the Yakama Nation Longhouse. The site has three arrays, deployed serially, of two antennas each.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: RCL-2021-286-P-A.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 10/15/2021 10:11 AM
Date Last File Opened: 9/28/2021 10:00 AM
Date Last File Closed: 10/13/2021 12:02 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D3A0BA7
Last Observation Date: 7/7/2021 10:22 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations

Contacts

Data Steward:

Ian Jezorek
ijezorek@usgs.gov
509-528-2908

Location

Coordinates: 45.737850, -120.432964  |  River Km: 368.005

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
2020 1/3/2020 12:00 AM 12/24/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 1/1/2019 12:00 AM 12/28/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 4/19/2018 12:00 AM Site deactivated due to low flows June 27 - October 24.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Site deactivated due to low flows June 26 - October 26.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Site deactivated due to low flows June 14 - October 28.
2015 1/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM Site deactivated due to low flows June 19 - October 20.
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM Site removed from operation July 11-October 24 due to lack of flow in Rock Creek.
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM Site down from June 26-October 23 due to low flows.
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM Site down from March 28 - April 4 due to high water event. Site was shut down and electronics removed due to no flow and high heat from July 5 until October 30.
2011 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM Antenna 3 not operational from December 29, 2010 - January 24, 2011. Site offline from May 17-June 20. Site offline from July 28-October 27 due to no flows and high temps.
2010 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 1/1/2011 12:00 AM The RCL site was inactive between 05/14/10 15:12 - 06/01/10 12:30, and again between 06/03/10 - 06/29/10 10:33 due to loss of power. The RCL site was deactivated on July 26 for the remainder of the summer; the creek is dewatered. The RCL site was reactivated on 14 October 2010 at 12:15.
2009 11/6/2009 1:30 PM 1/1/2010 12:00 AM First year of operation.

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:  11/1/2009
End Date:  ----

Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date

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Event Log Summary

This displays the last 25 events, to see the full history, log in to the Dashboard and go to Interrogation Site > Event Logs.

Event Date Event Type Comments
9/28/2021 9:48:00 AM SiteUp

Started site operations for the season on 9/28/21. Creek is not yet fully watered but will be soon.

 

Ian

7/8/2021 4:19:00 PM SiteDown

RCL operations were suspended for summer on July 8 2021. Creek has gone intermittent.

6/5/2021 4:17:00 PM SiteDown

From June 5 2021 to June 18 2021 RCL was down due to power interruption at a GFI outlet.

 

Ian

3/19/2021 8:35:50 AM General No monitoring at RCL from 22 February 2021 at about 11:20 to 18 March 2021 at about 13:30. A co-occurring power failure and computer crash resulted in the site being down. Ian
2/9/2021 2:11:11 PM General Buffer was accidentally turned of on 2/1/2021 at about 13:30. Was turned back on on 2/9/2021 at about 10:30. No tag data between those dates. Ian
11/16/2020 2:56:53 PM General Started monitoring at RCL for the season on 6 Nov 2020 at around 1500 hrs.
7/5/2020 11:51:02 AM General RCL was deactivated for the summer season due to intermittent flow on 2 July 2020. Ian
5/22/2020 3:05:38 PM General No data from 3/27/2020 to 4/25/2020 due to tripped GFI outlet and lack of site visits due to COVID19. Ian
1/29/2020 1:21:55 PM General A data transfer error resulted in last data at RCL from Jan 7 to Jan 13th 2020.
1/8/2020 3:52:53 PM General Power was lost at RCL due to someone messing in the breaker box. No data from 28 Dec 2019 at 0100 to 3 Jan 2020 at 1600. Ian
11/5/2019 8:34:44 AM General RCL began operations for the season on 30 October 2019 at 10:00am.
7/15/2019 11:42:43 AM General RCL was deactivated for summer due to lack of flow on 1 July 2019. Ian
10/29/2018 3:19:24 PM General RCL was reactivated for fall 2018 on October 24th around 11am. Ian
7/3/2018 9:27:19 AM General RCL was deactivated for summer due to intermittent flow on 27 June 2018 at 11:00am. Ian
1/10/2018 3:59:17 PM General RCL was turned off from about noon on 19 Dec 2017 to 11:30 on 22 Dec 2017. Ian
10/26/2017 10:12:00 AM General RCL was reactivated for the winter on 26 October 2017. Ian
6/27/2017 8:53:46 AM General RCL went offline for the summer on June 26 2017 due to lowered water level and disconnected habitat. Site will be restarted in the fall. Ian
11/22/2016 3:27:46 PM General RCL was restarted for the year on 28 October 2016 as Rock Creek was watering up. Ian
6/27/2016 11:16:00 AM General RCL was shut down for summer on 6/14/16 at 11:10. It will be restarted in fall once flows have resumed. Ian
10/30/2015 11:15:12 AM General RCL was reactivated for fall on 20 Oct 2015 at 14:30. Ian
6/19/2015 1:22:30 PM General RCL was shut down for the summer due to no flow on June 11 2015 at about 12:45. The site will be restarted in the fall. Ian
5/7/2015 11:08:16 AM General Due to vandalism, power to the antennas was lost at RCL from about 10 pm on April 18 2015 to about noon on April 29 2015. Ian
10/28/2014 12:00:00 AM General RCL was re-activated for the fall on 28 October 2014 after being discontinued over summer due to disconnected streamflow. Ian
7/11/2014 2:49:05 PM General On July 11 2014, RCL was shut down for summer. Rock Creek has ceased flowing. The site will be reactivated in the fall. Ian
11/6/2013 4:47:04 PM General The RCL site was reactivated on 10/23/2013. Ian

Archived Event Logs