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Kosñipata River discharge at San Pedro and Wayqecha, Peru (Clark et al. 2014)


Authors: Kathryn Clark Mark Torres Josh West Robert Hilton Mark New Aline Horwath Joshua Fisher Joshua Rapp Arturo Robles Caceres Yadvinder Malhi
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DOI: 10.4211/hs.5f432a520370472683b543d493f136d1
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Abstract

Please cite: Clark, K. E., Torres, M. A., West, A. J., Hilton, R. G., New, M., Horwath, A. B., Fisher, J. B., Rapp, J. M., Robles Caceres, A., and Malhi, Y. (2014), The hydrological regime of a forested tropical Andean catchment, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 5377-5397, doi: 10.5194/hess-18-5377-2014.

Sheet 1: Discharge measurements at the San Pedro gauging station (1360 m.a.s.l.), along the Kosñipata River, in the Andes of Peru. The Kosñipata River at the San Pedro gauging station drains an area of 164.4 km2. Field measurements consisted of river height, flow velocity, and cross-sectional area, which together allowed us to estimate discharge and runoff over the study period. River stage height was measured from January 2010 to February 2011 using a river logger (GlobalWater WL16 Data Logger, range 0–9 m), recording river level every 15 min. The instantaneous discharge associated with each height measurement was calculated based on calibrated stage–discharge relationships. The Kosñipata River discharge at San Pedro was measured through a complete water year, with a 31-day gap partly in July and August (during low flow) that was covered by three manual measurements and the gap was filled using linear interpolation.

Sheet 2: Weekly to monthly discharge measurements at the Wayqecha gauging station (2250 m.a.s.l), along the Kosñipata River, in the Andes of Peru. The Wayqecha sub-catchment a nested catchment upstream of the San Pedro gauging station. It encompasses the headwaters of the Kosñipata River, draining an area of 48.5 km2 (See the supplementary information in Clark et al. 2014). Locations of the San Pedro and Wayqecha gauging stations are provided as GIS coverages in a companion dataset.

This product was created by Kathryn Clark (kathryn.clark23@gmail.com).

Other related datasets from Clark et al. (2014):

Clark, K., J. West, R. Hilton (2017). Andes-Amazon gauging stations (Clark et al. 2014), HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/b541f44606a44a4a911e0e09d1b88d74
Clark, K., J. West, R. Hilton (2017). Kosñipata River at San Pedro, Peru (Clark et al. 2014), HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/b54b1cc138c54004a669f91a5351166e
Clark, K., J. West, R. Hilton (2017). Catchment boundary, Kosñipata River at San Pedro, Peru (Clark et al. 2014), HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/0677a428cbd64d0ab62f7ab7a8e112f3
Clark, K., J. West, R. Hilton (2017). Catchment boundary, Kosñipata River at Wayqecha, Peru (Clark et al. 2014), HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/8a21d07106564bcdb2d183c77a5de877

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Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
-13.0538°
East Longitude
-71.5416°
South Latitude
-13.2216°
West Longitude
-71.6562°

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Funding Agencies

This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
Agency Name Award Title Award Number
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada NSERC PGS-D3, PhD scholarship, K. Clark 362718-2008
Clarendon Fund PhD Scholarship K. Clark
National Science Foundation A. J. West NSF-EAR 1227192
Jackson Foundation Y. Malhi
European Research Council ERC Advanced Investigator Grant: Y. Malhi 321121

How to Cite

Clark, K., M. Torres, J. West, R. Hilton, M. New, A. Horwath, J. Fisher, J. Rapp, A. R. Caceres, Y. Malhi (2017). Kosñipata River discharge at San Pedro and Wayqecha, Peru (Clark et al. 2014), HydroShare, https://doi.org/10.4211/hs.5f432a520370472683b543d493f136d1

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