Chesapeake Bay Institute Data Bank Compilation of Cruise Data from 1949 through 1982
Entry ID: cbp_cbiwqdb

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is a compilation of Chesapeake Bay mainbay cruise data
from the CBI data bank extending from the institution''s founding in
1949 through 1982. There are over 100,000 observations of water
temperature and salinity; over 20,000 observations of pH, and over
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Description: Metadata in FGDC format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.55   S: 36.93   E: -75.91   W: -76.57

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: The Johns Hopkins University Chesapeake Bay Institute
Dataset Title: Chesapeake Bay Institute Data Bank Compilation of Cruise Data from 1949 through 1982
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-14
Dataset Publisher: Chesapeake Bay Program
Data Presentation Form: spatial database
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
epa_cbprogram

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1949-07-02
Stop Date: 1982-08-13
Quality The geographic coordinates (latitude/longitude) were most likely
estimated using maps of the Chesapeake Bay. Because they were
included as degrees, minutes, and seconds, it was assumed that the
accuracy was to the nearest second. The datum was assumed to be NAD27
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Chesapeake Bay Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/
Dataset ID: CBI_WQDB

Data Center Personnel
Name: LOWELL RICKY BAHNER
Phone: 410-267-5671
Fax: 410-267-5666
Email: rbahner at chesapeakebay.net
Contact Address:
410 Severn Ave, Suite 107
City: Annapolis
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 21403
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 48.352001
Distribution Format: Access Database file
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 410-267-5671
Fax: 410-267-5666
Email: rbahner at chesapeakebay.net
Contact Address:
410 Severn Ave, Suite 107
City: Annapolis
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 21403
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Chesapeake Bay Institute Water Quality Data Dictionary,
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/data/data_dict.cfm?DB_CODE=CBI_WQDB
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-08
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-09-28
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