Research Data--KGS

Hydrology Data for Fern Cave, Alabama (2020-2022)

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Dataset Creation Date


Release Date

Summer 7-20-2023


University of Kentucky Libraries


Dataset includes water level from four sites within Fern Cave in Jackson County Alabama. Additionally, it includes chemistry of water, sediments and cave-adapted isopods.

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© 2023 University of Kentucky

This dataset is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the dataset creators and source are credited and that changes (if any) are clearly indicated.

Supporting Information

Water level data was collected using Solinst Leveloggers and associated barometric loggers. Water chemistry was collected following standard methods and analysed at the Kentucky Geological Survey Water lab. Water, sediment, and isopod isotope data were analyzed at the Kentucky Stable Isotope Geochemistry Lab following standard procedures.

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.csv, .txt



Spatial Coverage

Jackson County, Alabama

Temporal Coverage




Funding Information

Funding for this research was provided by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service through the Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit program.


These data were collected following standard collection and laboratory collection methods. Field site locations are described in and data is associated with: Miller, B.V., Tobin, B.W., and Hourigan, A.M., 2023, Mapping karst groundwater flow paths and delineating recharge areas for Fern Cave, Alabama through the use of dye tracing: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Hydrology Data for Fern Cave, Alabama (2020-2022)

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