Category Archives: Hydrology

Hydrology

11 July 2020 Data Logger Service

Carroll Cave data logger and rescue cache inventory

Permit numbers 2008-01 and 2007-02

Data logger participants – Seth Colston
Kristen Godfrey
Kayla Rosen
Kayla Heady
Martin Carmichael
Tyler Skaggs
Melissa Shippy

Rescue Cache inventory – Jay Kennedy
Nick Kennedy
Rita Worden
Bill Gee

This trip was originally planned to be just a data logger service trip. The goals changed and evolved, especially in the two weeks leading up to the trip. Even on Saturday morning no one was completely sure who was going to be there and what the teams would be. By the time everyone got there we had three goals: read more

2019 Hydrology Project Report

The Carroll Cave Stream Flow Project is complete for 2019. The file linked at the bottom of this post contains all of the raw data, the processed data and full year graphs in both PDF and JPG format.

The data shows two major floods in the cave. One was in early May and the other in early June. The May flood reached just over 8 feet in Thunder River at the ladder, with almost 18 feet below Thunder Falls. The June flood reached about 3 feet at the ladder and 13 feet below Thunder Falls. read more

2019 Data logger service trip report

Date of trip – 26 January 2018

Participants – Bill Gee (trip leader)
Seth Colston
Kirsten Colston
Tyler Skaggs

Time in – 10:00am
Time out – 3:00pm

Areas visited – Carroll Passage, Convention Hall

This trip was the annual data logger collection trip. The goal was to download data from every data logger. The data from the logger is linked at the end of this post. read more