Volunteer Dissolved Oxygen Night Survey
Entry ID: gomc_292

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Summary
Abstract: This volunteer team, later dubbed "The Insomniacs", was made up of
boat groups from various organizations in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts
area with an interest in water quality issues in Narragansett Bay and its
watershed. We started on a cool summer evening in June of 1999 with 8 boats
covering more than 80 stations in upper Narragansett Bay, the Providence River,
Greenwich Bay, and Mt. ... View entire text

Purpose: Summertime distribution of low oxygen in water column of upper half of
Narragansett Bay, RI USA, is measured. Surveys occur monthly June-Sept.
Surveys have occurred since 1999-present.

Sponsor: Narragansett Bay Estuary Program and NOAA "Bay Window" grant to state
of RI and Univ.RI and Brown University (W. Prell - Geosciences Dept.)
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Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.

Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.8   S: 41.65   E: -71.11   W: -71.46

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-06-01
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Vertical Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 10 meters
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data presented on this website has undergone quality control and correction
where necessary. For more information about corrections and QA/QC contact David
Murray.
Access Constraints None known.
Use Constraints please contact Deacutis or Prell for usage
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Narragansett Bay Estuary Program, National Estuary Program, Oceans, Coasts and Estuaries, Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nbep.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRISTOPHER DEACUTIS
Phone: (401) 874-6217
Fax: (401) 874-6899
Email: deacutis at gso.uri.edu
Contact Address:
URI Bay Campus, Box 27
South Ferry Rd
City: Narragansett
Province or State: Rhode Island
Postal Code: 02882
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (401) 874-6217
Fax: (401) 874-6899
Email: deacutis at gso.uri.edu
Contact Address:
URI Bay Campus, Box 27
South Ferry Rd
City: Narragansett
Province or State: Rhode Island
Postal Code: 02882
Country: USA
Publications/References
Deacutis, C.F., Murray, D.W., Prell, W.L., Saarman, E., Korhun, L., (in press). Hypoxia in the Upper Half of Narragansett Bay, RI During August 2001 and 2002, Northeast Naturalist.

Saarman, E., 2002. Hypoxic conditions in Narragansett Bay during the summer of 2001. Sr. Thesis, Brown University.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-26
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