Elkhorn Slough (ELK) National Estuarine Research Reserve January to December, 1996 Water Quality Metadata Report Latest Update: November 9, 2001
Entry ID: CDMO_elkwq01-12.96m

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Abstract: Water quality monitoring is conducted at 26 National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR)
at four locations within or adjacent to the reserve. The following parameters are collected at
least every 30 minutes: water temperature, specific conductivity, salinity, percent saturation,
dissolved oxygen concentration, water depth, pH and turbidity. All water quality data loggers
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.84   S: 36.8   E: -121.72   W: -121.77

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jane Caffrey, James Smith
Dataset Title: Elkhorn Slough (ELK) National Estuarine Research Reserve January to December,
1996 Water Quality Metadata Report Latest Update: November 9, 2001
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-09
Data Presentation Form: Unknown
Other Citation Details: NA
Online Resource: http://cdmo.baruch.sc.edu/
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Anomalous/Suspect Data January 1-31, 1996 South Marsh a) From
1445-1515 on 18 Jan, 1515-1700 on 19 Jan, 1600-1745 on 20 Jan, 1700- 1800 on 21 Jan and
1730-1900 on 22 Jan, all data were suspect because sonde was out of the water. Data removed. b)
Depth values at 1430 and 1530-1545 on 18 Jan, and at 1815 on 21 Jan were negative. Data removed.
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Access Constraints Data collected in conjunction with the National Estuarine Research Reserve
System's (NERRS) System-wide Monitoring Program (SWMP) is considered public information. Please
see site for further information: http://cdmo.baruch.sc.edu/aboutdata.htm DISTRIBUTION
LIABILITY: Distribution
Use Constraints The principal investigator (PI) listed in the enclosed metadata retains the right
to be fully credited for having collected and processed the data. Please see the site for
further information: http://cdmo.baruch.sc.edu/aboutdata.htm
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Originating Center
Data Center
North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve, Baruch Marine Field Laboratory, Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences, University of South Carolina Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.northinlet.sc.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (843) 546-6219
Fax: (843) 546-1632
Email: tammy at belle.baruch.sc.edu
Contact Address:
University of South Carolina
Baruch Marine Field Laboratory
P.O. Box 1630
City: Georgetown
Province or State: South Carolina
Postal Code: 29442
Country: USA
Distribution Format: Ascii File, Formatted For Text Attributes, Declared Format (ASCII)NA
Fees: Data is available at no charge.
Contact Address:
1700 Elkhorn Road
City: Watsonville
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 95076
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-27
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