Chesapeake Bay Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS) from NOAA/NOS Oceanographic Products and Services DivisionEntry ID: NOAA_NOS_OPSD_PORTS_CHESBAY
Abstract: The Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS) is a program of
the National Ocean Service (NOS) that supports safe and cost-efficient
navigation by providing ship masters and pilots with accurate
real-time information required to avoid groundings and collisions.
PORTS is in response to mariner's observations that NOAA's published
water level and current predictions often do not reflect ... actual
conditions because the predictions do not include such important
forcing functions as winds and river flow.
The Chesapeake Bay PORTS data include water level (predicted and
observed), surface wind (speed and direction), wind gust, air
temperature, water temperature, air pressure, and salinity for 5
measurment stations located in the middle and lower portions of the
main bay. Both ASCII files and GIF images are available from the
PORTS website. The data are updated every 6 minutes.
In addition to web access, telephone voice access to the accurate
real-time water level information is available. For access to the
voice data response system: (757) 548-3051.
[This information was obtained from the NOAA/NOS Center for
Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) PORTS
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. EPA
Dataset Title: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Gas, 1990-2008
Dataset Release Date: 2010
Dataset Publisher: U.S. EPAOnline Resource: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators/ghg/us-ghg-emis...
Start Date: 1990-01-01Stop Date: 2008-12-31
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > INDUSTRIAL EMISSIONS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > CARBON DIOXIDE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > METHANE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS > NITROUS OXIDE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS > HYDROFLUOROCARBONS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > SULFUR COMPOUNDS
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2012), INVENTORY OF U.S. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND SINKS: 1990 – 2010, EPA 430-R-12-001, 1-60, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D. C., http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/Downloads/ghgemissions/US-GHG-Inve...
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-29