Effect of beaver dams on hyporheos patterns.

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dc.contributor.author McGraw, Maureen en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Maple River - East Branch en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T20:58:54Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T20:58:54Z
dc.date.issued 1987 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/53933
dc.description.abstract Temperature profiles were taken for the hyporheos of a northern Michigan river around two beaver dams. Measurements were made using a 200 cm long stainless steel temperature probe, for 100 cm into the substrata. Measurements were taking during the summer with the dam in place, and again after removal of the dam. The beaver dams were active, and created a pool by the large dam that had a maximum depth of 146 cm. This pool created a drawdown of stream water, which lowered the discharge of groundwater further downstream. Upwelling of cooler water was visible downstream of the beaver dams, and recovery of the groundwater to the water-sediment interface occurred after the removal of the dams. Velocity of the hyporheos water was measured using mini-piezometers. The results obtained provide an understanding of the water patterns, and has the potential of being used to understand the hydrology around a dam. en_US
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dc.subject Streams en_US
dc.subject.other BEAVER en_US
dc.subject.other DAMS en_US
dc.subject.other HYPORHEOS en_US
dc.subject.other GROUNDWATER en_US
dc.subject.other WATER en_US
dc.subject.other LEVEL en_US
dc.subject.other STREAMS en_US
dc.title Effect of beaver dams on hyporheos patterns. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
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dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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