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Average Ground Elevation within a Vegetation Community

Water depth was measured or ground elevation was surveyed at a minimum of 6 locations in the major vegetation community surrounding the water level gaging station. For water depth measurements, the ground elevation at each site was calculated by subtracting the water depth from the water level reading at the gage. The ground elevations for all measurements were averaged to compute the reported value.

The basic protocol for collection of data at a water level (stage) gage:

Orientation of spokes to collect water depth at gaging stations
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Last updated: June 17, 2020 08:09 PM (BJM)