This project is supported in part by a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency: Montana Groundwater Academy (96830301). Additional funding has been provided by Missoula Valley Water Quality District, Mountain Water Company, University of Montana, and other organizations and individuals. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Environmental Protection Agency or other funders.
Field site & data
The Montana Groundwater Academy field site is located in Greenough Park, Missoula, MT, along Rattlesnake Creek. The field site comprises a network of monitoring wells and surface water features accessible to learners for data collection and analysis (e.g., water elevation, etc.). Installation of a climate station in the park that will transmit data in real time to the web is in the works.