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Interrogation Site Metadata

VC1 - Valley Creek, Upstream Site

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Biomark
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 7/11/2002 4:00 PM
End Date: 2/16/2021 1:00 PM

This is an in-stream interrogation system located on Valley Creek at Stanley, ID., in the Upper Salmon River. Site lost power February 2021 and was removed August 2021.

Contacts

Primary Contact:

Kyle Meier
kyle.meier@merck.com
208-275-0011

Data Steward:

Brett Turley
brett.turley@merck.com
208-841-2562

Location

Coordinates: 44.218672, -114.942150  |  River Km: 522.303.609.002

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 1/1/2021 12:00 AM 2/16/2021 1:00 PM Site lost power February 16 and was permanently removed August 9.
2020 1/1/2020 12:00 AM 10/27/2020 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 12/31/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 1/1/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2015 1/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM
2011 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM There was a power outage at VC1 between Feb. 3-7. From June 21 - July 7 the site operated at four-hour intervals.
2010 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 1/1/2011 12:00 AM
2009 1/1/2009 12:00 AM 1/1/2010 12:00 AM
2008 1/1/2008 12:00 AM 1/1/2009 12:00 AM
2007 1/1/2007 12:00 AM 1/1/2008 12:00 AM
2006 1/1/2006 12:00 AM 1/1/2007 12:00 AM
2005 1/1/2005 12:00 AM 1/1/2006 12:00 AM
2004 1/1/2004 12:00 AM 1/1/2005 12:00 AM
2003 1/1/2003 12:00 AM 1/1/2004 12:00 AM VC1 was washed out by a flood event some time after 14:22 on 5/30/03. Trap operations were restored at 09:40 on 7/9/03.
2002 7/11/2002 4:00 PM 1/1/2003 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:  1/10/2013
End Date:  8/9/2021

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
8/9/2021 9:43:00 AM SiteDown

Site was completely removed on 8/9/21. The antennas were removed from the creek and all equipment was taken away. There are no plans known to me to re-install the site in the future.

The site lost power on 2/16/21 and there was no data after that date.

5/8/2017 12:00:00 PM SiteDown VC1 was shut down and equipment removed from the stream bank on May, 8, 2017 due high flood potential. The site will resume operations after the flood potential has decreased.
10/16/2016 2:00:00 PM General Antenna 1 was replaced with a new PVC 10 foot antenna on 10/16/16. VC1 is running continuously without disruption through 11/22/16.
3/26/2015 2:53:20 PM General Valley Creek 1 has run continuously without disruption through 3/26/15.
10/23/2013 9:48:51 AM General The site is running continuously without disruption through 10/23/13.