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Bed material transport data in the upper Esopus Creek watershed, Ulster and Greene Counties, NY, 2017-2020

January 4, 2022

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program, investigated the feasibility of bedload monitoring in the upper Esopus Creek watershed, Ulster and Greene Counties, New York (NY), from 2017 to 2020. Traditional bedload samples were collected at two locations: Birch Creek at Big Indian, NY, and Stony Clove at Jansen Rd at Lanesville, NY. Active and passive tracers were used at Stony Clove at Jansen Rd at Lanesville, NY, to measure bed material displacement associated with storm runoff.