for Medicine Lake
RUSS data from Medicine Lakehas been summarized to show the
average values of the measured parameters in the lake's surface
layer on each day.
Currently the RUSS unit is limited to an uppermost sampling
depth of about 0.7 meters. Typically, we will average values
for 1, 2, and 3 meters to calculate the mean "surface water" value.
available is a downloadable Excel
spreadsheet (it's about 80 Kbytes) that contains all of
the data and charts listed above.
data should be considered "provisional" until otherwise
indicated. The data are undergoing several rounds of QA/QC
review and some of the data may be modified at a subsequent
date. We chose to leave the data hose on full blast whenever
possible to familiarize ourselves with the operation and maintenance
requirements of the RUSS units and to generate real data for
use in developing curricula and lesson plans. Data gaps were
associated with various RUSS system upgrades and occasional