Network Details

Network Type

Aquatic Health

Agency

Ta'an Kwäch'än Council
Lands, Resources and Heritage
Website: http://www.taan.ca

Program objectives and description

To develop series data on water temperature in the Yukon River and its tributaries within TKC Traditional Territory in order to monitor impacts of climate change, with specific focus on chinook salmon migration and spawning. In 2010, data loggers were installed in a number of locations on the river itself, on tributaries, and in groundwater seepage areas. The data loggers measure temperature within 0.2 degrees C, every hour.

Sampling Information

Number of sites: 21 total sites, 16 active sites

Parameter measured: Water chemistry - Physical

Period of record: 2010 to present

Sampling frequencies: Continuous, Continuous Seasonal

Data availability: Will be available on TKC website.

Contact Information

Address: Suite 100-204 Black Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2M9

Phone: 1-867-668-3613

Fax: 1-867-668-3446

Email: admin@taan.ca