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Updated: 03/05/2021

Bedload Trap Database

A bedload trap database was developed for gravel bedload data collected between 1998 and 2015 for 14 studies at 12 field sites. The database contains about 1,700 estimates of cross-section averaged transport rates from almost 8,500 individual bedload trap samples. The following publication provides a summary of the how the database was developed:

 

The table below lists each study site and the year of bedload trap sampling. From the table, a zip file can be downloaded for each bedload trap study and contains the following information:

  • Source data and analyses, which are presented in six Excel spreadsheet files (bedload data, bed-material data, discharge data, seasonal hydrograph data, peak-flow recurrence interval data, topographic site survey data).
  • A folder containing annotated site photos.
  • A site report summarizing the results.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Study SiteStudy YearZip File Name
Cherry Creek, Oregon1999Database_Cherry_1999.zip
East Dallas Creek, Colorado2007Database_EastDallas_2007.zip
East St. Louis Creek, Colorado2001Database_EastStLouis_2001.zip
East St. Louis Creek, Colorado2003Database_EastStLouis_2003.zip
Fool Creek, Colorado2009Database_Fool_2009.zip
Fool Creek, Colorado2010Database_Fool_2010.zip
Halfmoon Creek, Colorado; pool exit and bar2004Database_Halfmoon_2004.zip
Halfmoon Creek, Colorado; pool exit2015Database_Halfmoon_2015.zip
Hayden Creek, Colorado2005Database_Hayden_2005.zip
Little Granite Creek, Wyoming; lower site1999Database_LittleGranite_lower_1999.zip
Little Granite Creek, Wyoming; upper site2002Database_LittleGranite_upper_2002.zip
North Fork Swan Creek, Colorado2011Database_NFSwan_2011.zip
St. Louis Creek, Colorado; lower site1998Database_StLouis_lower_1998.zip
St. Louis Creek, Colorado; upper site1998Database_StLouis_upper_1998.zip

*After downloading the zip file, be sure to use the “extract all” function to ensure full functionality of the Excel spreadsheets.

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