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Ta'an Kwäch'än Council
Lands, Resources and Heritage
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.
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.
Address: Suite 100-204 Black Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2M9