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Unformatted text preview: Date: Lab time: 12­3pm Group: Compiled 9/17/2008 Location of transect: San Jacinto Dorm (downstream from21st Street Bridge) Upstream or Distance downstrea Along m end of Transect transect (meters) GPS Position Downstream 0 N 30° 16' 59.0" W 97° 44' 02.9" Elevation Thalweg Water Depth Stream Temp (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) 145 9 2.6 21.9 7.9 3.6 20.5 Downstream 5 N 30° 16' 59.0" W 97° 44' 03.0" 153 10 14.6 3.8 3.95 22.2 20.6 Mid­stream 10 N 30° 16' 58.8" W 97° 44' 02.9" 151 36 16.2 4.05 2.1 23 20.8 Upstream 15 N 30° 16' 58.7" W 97° 44' 02.8" 148 25 23 4.5 1.62 22.5 20.9 Notes: Lots of trash, predominant feature is the flowing pipe, water is yellow colored around pipe. Affects of hum Street has direct drainage into creek pH Conductivi ty (mS) DO (mg/L) 7.8 0.7 291.4 7.93 799 Flow Type(Pool / Run/ Stream Bed substrate Riffle) type Riffle cobble stones Sediment/Gravel 7.9 7.88 0.4 289.5 799 Pool Riffleish sdiment, sand, gravel 8.05 7.85 0.4 291.4 805 Pool pebbles, rocks waterfall Sediment/Pebbles from street 7.93 0.9 291.9 790 Pool gravel, pebbles Sediment d around pipe. Affects of human traffic is obvious. Notes on Channel Morphology % canopy (pipes, channelization) cover Plant Life Present bridge on one entire side of stream 45 trees in water, algae affects flow of river 20 non­native trees Manmade barrier to one side Algae, side plants, few plants decomposing in water, flowering plant same 35 trees in water, algae 40 Algae, plants on sides, non­native palmish tree, flowering shrubbery same 30 few trees in water 30 Algae, plants on sides, trees, flowering plants same 40 few trees Algae, Low Overhanging tree, decomposition of branches and trees Plant Life Present purple flowers with 5 petals growing on shrubs shrubs have thin, long leaves 1 baby willow tree; can be considered a shrub green algae on the sides of rocks 50% rocks; 50% shrubs 4 different types of plants 1 maple tree 80% algae cover rocks under water 3 different types of plants less algae than the 0­5m and 5­10m Animal Life Present no Grackles, Grackles, no no very few fish, wasp small fish Overhanging tree, decomposition of branches and trees, plants on sides Moderate sized fish Animal Life Present birds chirping a yellow, red tailed platy­like fish schools of fish (2­6cm) pondskaters 4­5 dameselflies 1 yellow butterfly pollinating blue dameselflies mating schools of fish (1­5cm) tiny insects beneath wet stones/rocks 2 dark brown frogs with black stripes on legs many pairs of dameselflies mating small flies near creek schools of fish Other notes and Observations Bricks, cans, styrofoam Styrofoam Some nitrate bubbles Very yellow water Plastic wrappers Waterfall from overhanging pipe no animal life Plastic bottles, styrofoam Dead leaves Yellow water, but still has life Some nitrate bubbles Wind blows water opposite of normal flow warmer water, film of algae, no rocks or obstructions, deeper water Date: 9/17/2008 Lab time: 12­3pm Group: Compiled Location of transect: Alumni Center Upstream or Distance downstrea Along Thalweg Water m end of Transect Elevation Depth Stream Temp transect (meters) GPS Position (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Upstream 0 N 30° 17' 4.2" 160 10 4.3 22.6 W 97° 44' 5.1" 147 20.4 2.6 22 N 30° 17' 03.3" W 97° 44' 05.9" Upstream 5 same N 30° 17' 03.2" W 97° 44' 05.9" 160 148 5 25.6 0.65 1.15 23.9 22.2 7.93 7.99 7.96 8.06 8.06 7.99 Mid­stream 10 same N 30° 17' 03.5" W 97° 44' 06.2" 160 155 19 13.8 1.9 3.56 24.2 22.3 8 7.99 7.94 Downstream 15 same N 30° 17' 03.6" W 97° 44' 06.4" 160 150 13 13.4 1.6 1.3 24.1 22.4 7.99 8.04 8.01 Notes: Lots of decomposing matter and trash are abundant in this area. Direct human traffic is apparent. Remember it was after the hurricane. There is lots of bedrock. Poison ivy is prevelent in this area Notes on Channel Flow Stream Morpholog Conductivi Type(Pool Bed y (pipes, ty (mS) / Run/ substrate channeliz % canopy Plant Life DO (mg/L) Riffle) type ation) cover Present 0.3 285.5 Pool cobbles, Waterfall feeding 65 algae, trees on 780 sand 60 one side 80 0.5 278.5 Riffle 778 cement and limestone Very rocky, narrow 0 algae rocks, bedrock 5 0.7 279.4 Riffle/Run bedrock and cobbles Tree affects channel size 20 algae, trees on 776 Concrete Rocks Restricting 20 opposite side 60 algae on bedrock, surrounding trees 1.7 279.9 Pool/Run gravel, pebbles, More trees affect channel size 50 algae 777 bedrock Concrete Rocks 40 less algae, surrounding trees 55 an traffic is apparent. Plant Life Present brown hanging vines algae on the bottom knarled root stumps 80 cm away from stream. You can see them above ground 4 different types of plants still pools of water have green algae grayish algae large tree growing alongside creek; roots exposed roots going into the water 1 shrub that has palm leaves 2 big trees little green sprouts with many leaves growing in mud thick, green algae coating the rocks white flowers amidst the tree leaves ss algae, surrounding trees Animal Life Prsent Animal Life Prsent Dragonflies, wasps Many insects swimming topwater, under shades insects, dragonflies, fish (non­native and native) spider and giant mosquitoes on rock 20+ small fish (0.5­2cm) few insects/worms underneath stones/rocks few red ants on bed rock insects, dragonflies, fish (non­native and native) Many small fish (0.2­4cm) squirrels, 4 dameselflies (3 blue, 1 brown) few worms, flies underneath rocks pondskater on water colony of red ants in dead tree trump over the creek Couple dragonflies Many small fish (0.5­8cm) small fish pondskater on water many small flies concregating on the mud near creek fewer dragonflies, insects, more fish than 2 fewer dragonflies, insects, smaller fish Other notes and Observati ons Many nitrate bubbles Lots of trash Multiple non­natural rocks Cans, bottles, cups nearby Lots of dead organic materials Couple non­natural rocks/ceme any nitrate bubbles ots of trash ultiple non­natural rocks ans, bottles, cups nearby ots of dead organic materials (tree leaves) ouple non­natural rocks/cement Date: 9/17/2008 Lab time: 12­3pm Group: Compiled Location of transect: Upper Branch (West Branch) of Waller Creek Distance Upstream or Along Thalweg Water downstream Transect Elevation Depth Stream Temp end of transect (meters) GPS Position (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Upstream 0 N 30 ° 17' 14.7" 160 50 3.4 21.7 W 97° 44' 2.0" 168 17.4 2.35 23.4 N 30° 17' 17.2" W 97° 44' 03.6" Stream 5 same same N 30° 17' 17.2" 162 W 97° 44' 03.9" 3.5 6.8 2.5 1.45 21.5 22.5 7.41 7.74 7.65 7.71 7.77 7.7 Mid­stream 10 same same N 30° 17' 17.4" 163 W 97° 44' 03.9" 35 5.1 5 2.9 21.9 21.9 7.77 7.73 7.77 Downstream 15 same same N 30° 17' 17.6" 158 W 97° 44' 03.9" 50 42.9 3.44 21.5 21.6 7.76 7.82 7.97 Notes: In pooled areas there appeared to be a current that circles upstream, then back downstream Conducti vity (mS) Flow Type(Pool/ DO (mg/L) Run/ Riffle) 0.7 290.9 Run Pool 684 Stream Bed substrate type sand, cobble, stones Bedrock/Cobble 2 270 Run meets pool riffle on bedrock bedrock 688 Sediment/Cobble mixture 2 296.8 Pool 689 Pool cobble, sand, pebbles Sediment/sand/Cobble Mixture 2 289 Pool 701 Pool / start of run sediment/sand Sediment/Cobble mixture back downstream Notes on Channel Morphology (pipes, channelization) leads to a small waterfall % canopy cover Plant Life Present 70 yes; trees and shrubs 90 algae in pool, lots, stagnant /Cobble mixture 20 algae, surrounding trees 10 algae on rock, lots, otherwise lack of vegetation. /sand/Cobble Mixture 50 algae, surrounding trees 20 algae. Plants to the sides of creek /Cobble mixture 70 less algae 65 algae. Plants to the sides of creek Plant Life Present purple flowers 4 big trees lots of algae cover rocks underwater when rocks are wet, there is algae over them purple flowers lots of dead leaves lots of brown­green algae brighter green algae under fast running water random patches of exposed rock through the algae covering it 1 shrub with palm tree leaves thick tree roots go into the water 5 different plant types s to the sides of creek Animal Life Prsent yes; small fish no Animal Life Prsent large school(50+) of small fish 1 red dragon fly 4­5 blue damselflies 1 wasp with yellow/black stripes 20+ flies hovering near creek small flies hovering near creek blue dameselflies schools of small fish Other notes and Observations culvert increases velocity of water and erosi more algae than other areas Murkey water 3 cm school of fish are eating a dead floatin Clear Water yes; small fish, non­native fish and schools of small fish small minnows insects swimming topwater dameselflies few red ants on rocks 1 wasp wth yellow/black stripes small fish small oil spots on surface of water Clear water, less than 2 large oil spots on surface of water the sand and gravel on the stream bed increases, depth increases deeper, clear water locity of water and erosion re eating a dead floating fish rface of water rface of water Date: 9/17/2008 Lab time: 6­9 pm Group: Compiled Location of transect: Upper Branch (West Branch) of Waller Creek Distance Upstream or Along Thalweg downstream Transect Elevation Depth Stream end of transect (meters) GPS Position (m) (cm) Width (m) downstream 0 N30017'17.1" W097 44'03.7" o Water Temp (Celcius) pH 22.1 21.4 7.71 7.74 173 165 30 32.6 2.3 3.38 5 N30017'17.2" W097o44'03.9" 158 171 24 23.4 2.6 2.3 22 21.3 7.64 7.77 10 N30017'17.4" W097 44'03.9" o 164 157 20.7 2.4 2.97 21.9 21.2 7.62 7.73 15 N30017'16.9" W097 44'04.3" o 167 154 19.1 19.2 3.2 3.24 22 21.3 7.62 7.82 Air: 27.3 Notes: GPS accuracy +­ 8m Elevation change not great enough to be significant The pH values measured DO (mg/L) N/A Conducti vity (mS) Flow Type(Pool/ Stream Bed Run/ Riffle) substrate type 0 pool 700 Notes on Channel Morphology (pipes, channelization) % canopy cover 5% 10 boulders and cobble at 0 m the water is pooled due to the large boulders blocking its downward flow, a little further u cobbles, thick sediments and thick, feathery algae growth, mud, large amassm sparse canopy cover, a few lim N/A 0 run 705 bedrock 30% 45 mostly pooled here (small inlet enclosed by boulders), some riffles­­ pattern for this section: riffl thick cobbles, THICK mud with some debris and leaves but not as thick as tha N/A 705 run bedrock 25% 75 water is very shallow here but moving extremely quickly(riffles)­­steady flow over rocks (which a THICK debris, lots of decaying material, sediments are much more visable he much more canopy cover than N/A 0 pool 705 bedrock 80% 95 pooling, but directly at the 15m mark is a shelf with water flowing down in a steady riffle large, sharp rocks at the bottom of the creek just prior to the 15m mark, cobbl medium­thick tree cover, varo The pH values measured were very unstable and had large swings in value. The dissolved oxygen probe was not working correctly so there were no accurate measurements done for dissolved Plant Life Present less vegetation, more algae Animal Life Prsent Bushes with flowers, brush, gravel sand , trash, mossy areas, cobbles. Baby toads (1cm long) Spiders (white), Mosquitos, Minos Plant life on the banks dragonflies some shoot­like plants along the bank, lots of algae (mostly dark grey/brown­black color) extremely tiny insects (making ripples on the surface of the water) leaning trees, exposed roots, ragweed, baby trees, brush. A few fishes in pools, tadpoles, flies Lots of decaying sticks/leaves in the creek Lots of flies, insects, spiders, gnats, ants Dense Algae growth on rocks and in creek waterbugs, minnows Dense Vegetation on the banks some leaves and debris floating and resting on the bottom of the bed­­ same plants as those of the 0m mark teeny tiny fish present, swimming in schools of what appeared to be abou Mini palms, baby trees, bushes, mold, moss bedrock, few cobbles, sand tabpoles, small insects (too dark to observe) Decaying leaves Baby tiny minos Floating Algae in water and on rocks leaves in the water and along the bank range range from very wide (similar to a maple leaf), very thin, stubby leaves insects­­rippling the surface; some small fish but not nearly as many as th Vegatation on the banks (some blooming flowers) trees, tall grass, bushes moss, tree roots tadpoles, a few fish (too dark to observe) Lots of Algae attached to rocks Moquitos (lots) Less plant life than other locations but still prevalent Minos Decaying leaves in the creek waterbugs THICK, DARK green algae all along the bottom of the creek and covering the boulders/ stray cobbles along the ban snails (about 4mm in size) along the bank here; some fish/minnows and t poison ivy urements done for dissolved oxygen. Other notes and Observations lots of decaying leaves bubbles resulting from the flowing water are present here­­helps cycle oxygen lots of decaying leaves water has flourescent prticles floating in it­­visible only as water movement slows (as it enters pool)­­ consistency re lots of decaying leaves Includes a tiny pool with significant depth visable man­made polution here: plastic bottle, shards of plastic, bottle caps lots of decaying leaves Include half of a big pool (other half out of bounds of this region) poool immeadiately narrows with vegetation on banks Sediments are very noticeable here, piled all along the bank; colors of these sediments: red/yellow/cream/black/grey it enters pool)­­ consistency reminds me of oil (ragged edges, glowing appearance when looked at from different angles) ts: red/yellow/cream/black/grey t from different angles) Date: 9/17/2008 Lab time: W 6­9pm Group: Compiled Location of transect: Alumni Center Upstream or downstream end of transect downstream Distance Along Transect (meters) GPS Position 0 N30017'03.8" W097 44'05.5" o Thalweg Water Elevation Depth Stream Temp (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH 152 158 21.1 28.5 3.02 2 22.8 7.87 7.99 5 N30017'04.4" W097 44'06.0" o 155 164 6.5 8.8 1.63 1.3 22.8 7.9 8.06 10 N30017'04.4" W097 44'05.9" o 150 156 12 12.6 4.97 2.4 6 22.6 7.8 7.99 7 15 N30017'04.1" W097 44'06.3" o 151 121 7.1 4.18 4.5 22.1 7.92 7.98 8.04 Notes: GPS accuracy +­ 8m *There was a murky pool separated by boulders 24.9 The pH values measured Elevation change not great enough to be significant Overall, TONS of bedrock, thick vegitation along far outskirts, roots from massive trees wi There are many varieties of trees. There are small and big leafed ones. There is algae on The channel has a medium flow. DO (mg/L) N/A Conductiv ity (mS) 760 Flow Type(Pool / Run/ Riffle) Stream Bed substrate type calm run scattered sand and gravel bedrock with thin layer of mud; Notes on Channel Morpholo gy (pipes, channeliz % canopy ation) cover 10 pool sand 50 for the most part, pooled deep, thick mud/ sediments covering the bed, sharp cobbles underlying b small (sparse) canopy cover, m N/A 765 riffle bedrock with gravel and cobble none run bedrock, large stones, some gravel 10 shallow, riffles, water is fast moving over sharp grey/blue stream bed bedrock­­covered in loose sediments (best described a one huge rock be hardly any canopy cover no visible bedrock; heavy cobble; gravel N/A 770 riffle/run 50.00 riffle cobbles 40.00 very shallow, fast moving/flowing water, riffles; some pooling approaching the edge cobbles and man­made concrete curbs much thicker here than the 0m bedrock covered with thin layer of gravel and sand; cobble shoreline N/A 798 pool 70.00 pool cobbles 80.00 just before 15m mark is an intrictae spillway of cobbles, concrete blocks, and thick e cobbles, concrete blocks, bedrock and some cobbles in pools; thick sedi ool separated by boulders, cobble, and gravel. Other than that this area of the transect was very narrow. The pH values measured were very unstable and had large swings in value. 10 The dissolved oxygen probe was not working correctly so there were no accurate measurements done for dissolved ots from massive trees winding through dry cobbles and there is lots of pollution: plastic shopping bags, foil wrappers, bottle c d ones. There is algae on the ends of the transect but not in the middle. Plant Life Present Animal Life Prsent Other notes and Observations roots from the trees cover embankments, small plants, orange color fish, tadpoles, small spiders. low tide, a lot of bedrock showing. cyprus tree lots of small insects; small, DARK green/grey fish swimming in schools some leaves and debris brown algae the same flourescent oil­like particles floating around in the water of this area small fish water striders less vegetation, more stones, algae covers rocks, small gnats, ants, baby toad, dragonfly. width is smaller, more cobble stones. less algae rocks in this areas are varied in color (red, grey, orange, white) less striders FEW leaves or any debris in this area long grass, brush, small trees. gravel and cobble stones, chunks of concrete. more insect life, smaller water striders insects appear to be the only life forms in this area but they are sparse pollution is very bad in this area: cigarette butts, styrofoam, plastic; there are several green algae leaves of the canopy (and in the water) resemble maple leaves more vegetation, mossy, grass, maple like trees baby frogs, gnats, flies, tadpoles runoff , waterfall in the vicinity. Embankment turns two large trees insects, some fish stagnant water dark blue/black algae, THICK debris and decaying matter in some of the cobbles on the shore there are extremely shallow pools od water in wh gnats asurements done for dissolved oxygen. ng bags, foil wrappers, bottle caps, etc. both in and out of the water; in some areas, very shallow, overall, not too wide, LOTS r of this area tic; there are several large man­made concrete blocks/curb­like structures scattered throught the creek in this area pools od water in which BRIGHT lime colored algae is growing; Pollution problem: packing peanuts, bendy straw, plastic pack , not too wide, LOTS of pollution, plethera of cobbles srewn along the banks creek in this area ts, bendy straw, plastic packages, bags, styrofoam, shards of plastic Thalweg Water Elevation Depth Stream Temp Transect Averages (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Upper Branch 162.5 25.31 2.9 21.83 Alumni Center 152.94 14.45 2.79 22.83 San Jacinto Dorm 149.25 17.71 3.28 21.55 Thalweg Water Elevation Depth Stream Temp Transect Standard Error (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Upper Branch 1.31 3.84 0.21 0.14 Alumni Center 2.47 1.82 0.4 0.23 San Jacinto Dorm 1.75 3.43 0.37 0.34 alumni Center Thalweg Water Elevation Depth Stream Temp (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH 152 21.1 3.02 22.8 158 28.5 2 155 6.5 1.63 22.8 164 8.8 1.3 150 12 4.97 22.6 156 12.6 6 151 121 160 147 160 148 160 155 160 150 Average Standard Deviation # measurements SE 152.94 9.89 16 2.47 7.1 4.18 4.5 4.3 2.6 0.65 1.15 1.9 3.56 1.6 1.3 2.79 1.61 16 0.4 22.1 Conductiv DO ity (mS) (mg/L) 7.71 1.68 560.31 7.93 0.8 610.61 7.91 0.6 544.65 Conductiv DO ity (mS) (mg/L) 0.03 0.33 58.4 0.05 0.31 70.36 0.03 0.12 95.86 Conductiv ity (mS) 760 765 770 10 20.4 5 25.6 19 13.8 13 13.4 14.45 7.04 15 1.82 22.6 22 23.9 22.2 24.2 22.3 24.1 22.4 22.83 0.79 12 0.23 DO (mg/L) 7.87 N/A 7.99 7.9 N/A 8.06 7.8 N/A 7.99 7 7.92 N/A 7.98 8.04 7.93 7.99 7.96 8.06 8.06 7.99 8 7.99 7.94 7.99 8.04 7.93 0.22 21 0.05 798 0.3 285.5 780 278.5 778 279.4 776 279.9 777 610.61 243.74 12 70.36 0.5 0.7 1.7 0.8 0.62 4 0.31 Upper Branch Thalweg Water Elevation Depth Stream Temp (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH 173 30 2.3 22.1 165 32.6 3.38 21.4 158 24 2.6 22 171 23.4 2.3 21.3 164 20.7 2.4 21.9 157 2.97 21.2 167 19.1 3.2 22 154 19.2 3.24 21.3 160 50 3.4 21.7 168 17.4 2.35 23.4 160 3.5 2.5 21.5 162 6.8 1.45 22.5 160 35 5 21.9 163 5.1 2.9 21.9 160 50 21.5 158 42.9 3.44 21.6 Average 162.5 25.31 2.9 21.83 Standard Deviation 5.23 14.86 0.8 0.55 # measurements 16 15 15 16 SE 1.31 3.84 0.21 0.14 San Jacinto Dorm Thalweg Water Depth Stream Temp Elevation (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH 145 9 2.6 21.9 7.9 3.6 20.5 153 10 3.8 22.2 14.6 3.95 20.6 151 36 4.05 23 16.2 2.1 20.8 148 25 4.5 22.5 23 1.62 20.9 Average 149.25 17.71 3.28 21.55 Standard Deviation 3.5 9.7 1.04 0.97 # measurements 4 8 8 8 SE 1.75 3.43 0.37 0.34 DO (mg/L) 7.71 N/A 7.74 7.64 N/A 7.77 7.62 N/A 7.73 7.62 N/A 7.82 7.41 0.7 7.74 7.71 2 7.77 7.77 2 7.73 7.76 2 7.82 7.71 1.68 0.1 0.65 16 4 0.03 0.33 Conductiv ity (mS) 700 705 705 705 290.9 684 270 688 296.8 689 289 701 560.31 202.3 12 58.4 Conductiv DO ity (mS) (mg/L) 7.8 0.7 291.4 7.93 799 7.9 0.4 289.5 7.88 799 8.05 0.4 291.4 7.85 805 7.93 0.9 291.9 790 7.91 0.6 544.65 0.08 0.24 271.14 7 4 8 0.03 0.12 95.86 % canopy cover 39 40.26 34.29 Elevation (m) 165 160 155 % canopy cover 10.51 6.18 3.17 150 145 140 Upper Branch Alumni Center quality characteristics for three sites along Waller Creek sampled on 9/17/2008. Stream flow direction is from Upper Branch to San J 620 600 580 560 540 %Canopy ) for three sites sampled along Waller Creek on 9/17/2008. Stream flow direction is from Upper Branch to San Jacinto Dorm. Values Cover 10 50 50 0 45 10 50.00 40 40.00 35 70.00 80.00 30 65 Thalweg D 25 Stream Wid 60 Water Tem 80 20 pH 0 % canopy c 15 5 20 10 20 5 60 50 0 40 Upper Branch Alumni Center San Jacinto Dorm 55 Stream Channel Morphology and Water Charateristics Conductivity (mS) San Jacinto Dorm 40.26 26.95 19 6.18 580 560 540 520 500 Upper Branch Alumni Center Conductivity (mS) %Canopy Cover 5 10 5 30 45 San Jacinto Dorm S) for three sites sampled along Waller Creek on 9/17/2008. Stream flow direction is from Upper Branch to San Jacinto Dorm. Value 25 75 20 95 80 39 33.23 10 10.51 %Canopy Cover 45 20 35 40 30 30 40 34.29 8.38 7 3.17 San Jacinto Dorm h to San Jacinto Dorm. Values are averages of 12­16 samples. Error bars are ±1SE. Thalweg Depth (cm) Stream Width (m) Water Temp (Celcius) pH % canopy cover nto Dorm is from Upper Branch to San Jacinto Dorm. Values are averages of 12­16 samples. . Error bars are ±1 San Jacinto Dorm ch to San Jacinto Dorm. Values are the average of 12­16 samples. . Error bars are ±1SE. San Jacinto Dorm Raw Data Upstream or Distance downstre Along Thalweg Water am end of Transect GPS Depth Stream Temp transect (meters) Position Elevation (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Downstream 0 N 30° 16' 59.0" 145 9 2.6 21.9 W 97° 44' 02.9" 7.9 3.6 20.5 Downstream 5 N 30° 16' 59.0" 153 10 3.8 22.2 W 97° 44' 03.0" 14.6 3.95 20.6 Mid­stream 10 N 30° 16' 58.8" 151 36 4.05 23 W 97° 44' 02.9" 16.2 2.1 20.8 Upstream 15 N 30° 16' 58.7" 148 25 4.5 22.5 W 97° 44' 02.8" 23 1.62 20.9 7.8 7.93 7.9 7.88 8.05 7.85 7.93 DO (mg/L) 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.9 Alumni Center Upstream or Distance downstre Along Thalweg Water am end of Transect GPS Elevation Depth Stream Temp transect (meters) Position (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Upstream 0 N 30° 17' 4.2" 160 10 4.3 22.6 W 97° 44' 5.1" 147 20.4 2.6 22 151 7.1 4.18 22.1 121 4.5 Upstream 5 N 30° 17' 03.2" 160 5 0.65 23.9 W 97° 44' 05.9" 148 25.6 1.15 22.2 150 12 4.97 22.6 156 12.6 2.4 Mid­stream 10 N 30° 17' 03.5" 160 19 1.9 24.2 W 97° 44' 06.2" 155 13.8 3.56 22.3 155 6.5 1.63 22.8 164 8.8 1.3 Downstream 15 N 30° 17' 03.6" 160 13 1.6 24.1 W 97° 44' 06.4" 150 13.4 1.3 22.4 152 21.1 3.02 22.8 158 28.5 2 Upper Branch 7.93 7.96 7.92 N/A 7.98 8.06 7.99 7.8 N/A 7.99 7.99 7.94 7.9 N/A 8.06 8.04 8.01 7.87 N/A 7.99 DO (mg/L) 0.3 0.5 0.7 1.7 Upstream or Distance downstre Along Thalweg Water am end of Transect GPS Elevation Depth Stream Temp transect (meters) Position (m) (cm) Width (m) (Celcius) pH Upstream 0 N 30 ° 17' 14.7" 160 50 3.4 21.7 W 97° 44' 2.0" 168 17.4 2.35 23.4 167 19.1 3.2 22 154 19.2 3.24 21.3 Stream 5 same 160 3.5 2.5 21.5 N 30° 17' 17.2" 162 6.8 1.45 22.5 164 20.7 2.4 21.9 157 2.97 21.2 Mid­stream 10 same 160 35 5 21.9 N 30° 17' 17.4" 163 5.1 2.9 21.9 158 24 2.6 22 171 23.4 2.3 21.3 Downstream 15 same 150 50 21.5 N 30° 17' 17.6" 158 42.9 3.44 21.6 downstream 0 N30017'17.1" W097 44'03.7" o 7.41 7.74 7.62 7.82 7.71 7.77 7.62 N/A 7.73 7.77 7.73 7.64 7.77 7.76 7.82 7.71 N/A 7.74 DO (mg/L) 0.7 2 2 2 173 165 30 32.6 2.3 3.38 22.1 21.4 San Jacinto Dorm tansect point Averages Flow Stream Type(Pool Bed / Run/ substrate % canopy Riffle) type cover Riffle cobble stones 45 Sediment/Gravel 20 Pool sdiment, sand, 35 Riffleish gravel 40 Pool pebbles, rocks 30 waterfall Sediment/Pebbles 30 Pool gravel, pebbles 40 Sediment Distance Along Thalweg Transect Depth (meters) Elevation (cm) 0 145 8.45 5 153 12.3 10 151 26.1 15 148 24 Conductiv ity (mS) 291.4 799 289.5 799 291.4 805 291.9 790 Alumni Center Notes on Channel Flow Stream Morpholo Conductiv Type(Pool Bed gy (pipes, ity (mS) / Run/ substrate channeliz % canopy Riffle) type ation) cover 285.5 Pool cobbles, Waterfall feeding 65 780 sand 60 798 70 80 278.5 Riffle cement and limestone Very rocky, narrow80 778 rocks, bedrock 20 770 50 40 279.4 Riffle/Run bedrock and cobbles Tree affects channel size 20 776 Concrete Rocks Restricting 60 765 5 10 279.9 Pool/Run gravel, pebbles, More trees affect channel size 50 777 bedrock Concrete Rocks 40 760 10 50 Distance Along Thalweg Transect Depth (meters) Elevation (cm) 0 144.75 12.5 5 153.5 13.8 10 158.5 12.03 15 155 19 Flow Stream Conductiv Type(Pool Bed ity (mS) / Run/ substrate % canopy Riffle) type cover 290.9 Run sand, cobble, stones 70 684 90 705 80 90 270 Run meets pool bedrock 20 688 10 705 25 75 296.8 Pool cobble, sand, pebbles 50 689 20 705 30 45 289 Pool sediment/sand 70 701 65 pool 700 0 10 Distance Along Thalweg Transect Depth (meters) Elevation (cm) 0 162.25 26.43 5 160.75 10.33 10 163 21.88 15 161.5 38.88 ect point Averages Channel Morphology and Water Quality Characterisitcs 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 0 5 Water Stream Temp Width (m) (Celcius) pH 3.1 21.2 3.88 21.4 3.08 21.9 3.06 21.7 Conductiv DO ity (mS) % canopy (mg/L) cover 7.87 0.7 545.2 32.5 7.89 0.4 544.25 37.5 7.95 0.4 548.2 30 7.93 0.9 540.95 40 annel morphology, channel canopy cover and water quality characteristics for 4 points along a 15 meter transect along Waller Creek Water Stream Temp Width (m) (Celcius) pH 3.89 22.23 2.29 22.9 2.1 23.1 1.98 23.1 Conductiv DO ity (mS) % canopy (mg/L) cover 7.95 0.3 621.17 68.75 7.96 0.5 608.83 47.5 7.97 0.7 606.8 23.75 7.98 1.7 605.63 37.5 80 70 Channel Morphology and Water Quality Characterisitcs 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 0 5 Channel morphology, channel canopy cover and water quality characteristics for 4 points along a 15 meter transect along Wa 0 Water Conductiv 0 5 Stream Temp DO ity (mS) % canopy Width (m) (Celcius) pH (mg/L) cover Channel morphology, channel canopy cover and water quality characteristics for 4 points along a 15 meter transect along Wa 3.05 22.1 7.65 0.7 559.97 82.5 2.33 21.78 7.71 2 554.33 32.5 3.2 21.78 7.73 2 563.6 36.25 3.04 21.65 7.76 2 563.33 36.26 90 Channel morphology, channel canopy cover and water quality characteristics for 4 points along a meter transect along Walle haracterisitcs Channel Morphology and Water Quality Characterisitcs 20 10 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 0 5 550 548 546 Conductivity (mS) 544 542 540 Thalweg Depth (cm) Stream Width (m) Water Temp (Celcius) pH % canopy cover Conductivity (mS) 538 536 5 10 15 ter transect along Waller Creek sampled on 9/17/2008 behind San Jacinto Dorm. Stream flow is from 15 to 0 m along the transect. V 625 620 615 Conductivity (mS) 610 605 Thalweg Depth (cm) Stream Width (m) Water Temp (Celcius) pH % canopy cover Conductivity (mS) 600 595 5 10 15 a 15 meter transect along Waller Creek sampled on 9/17/2008 behind the Alumni Center. Stream flow is from 0 to 15 m along the tr 600 595 5 10 15 a 15 meter transect along Waller Creek sampled on 9/17/2008 behind the Alumni Center. Stream flow is from 0 to 15 m along the tr 566 564 562 560 Conductivity (mS) 558 556 554 Thalweg Depth (cm) Stream Width (m) Water Temp (Celcius) pH % canopy cover Conductivity (mS) 552 550 548 5 10 15 a meter transect along Waller Creek sampled on 9/17/2008 on the Upper Branch (north of 24th St). Stream flow is from 0 to 15 m al ) s) 15 to 0 m along the transect. Values are averages of 2 epth (cm) th (m) p (Celcius) over ty (mS) is from 0 to 15 m along the transect. Values are averages of 4 is from 0 to 15 m along the transect. 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