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Staff gage on McCall Creek (19 June 08 12:53)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Jason’s makeshift staff gage can be seen directly across the stream. A timelapse camera is pointed at it, such that as the stream rises it will cover more pieces of tape on the pole and obscure them in the photos, allowing him to get a quantitative estimate of stream height from them.

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