|Presented By||University at Buffalo|
|Goal||Quantifying Stream Stage|
|Task||Text message water height|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet United States|
The CrowdHydrology mission is to create freely available data on stream stage in a simple and inexpensive way. We do this through the use of crowdsourcing, which means we gather information on stream stage or water levels from anyone willing to send us a text message of the water levels at their local stream to collect spatially distributed hydrologic data. These data are then available for anyone to then use, from Universities to Elementary schools, interested in studying hydrologic data.
Phone and the ability to text message
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||While fishing, On a walk, run, On a hike, At a science center, zoo or aquarium|
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