Chesapeake Bay Maryland (CBM) NERR Water Quality Metadata March 2003-December 2003 Latest Update: April 29, 2004
Entry ID: CDMO_cbmwq04-12.03m

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Summary
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
will be deployed from a known depth from the bottom at each site.

Purpose: The purpose of the monitoring program at CBM NERR is to conform to the NERR SWMP monitoring
program looking at trends in water quality over both temporal and spatial scales. Observed
effects of water quality, habitats and living resources in the river channel site and the nearby
emergent tidal fresh marshes are being studied using various comparative ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.45   S: 38.19   E: -75.79   W: -76.71

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Julie Bortz, John Zimmerelli, Chris Trumbauer,
Dataset Title: Chesapeake Bay Maryland (CBM) NERR Water Quality Metadata March 2003-December
2003 Latest Update: April 29, 2004
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-08
Data Presentation Form: Unknown
Other Citation Details: NA
Online Resource: http://cdmo.baruch.sc.edu/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
noaanosnerr_d_nerrparent

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-03-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Anomalous/Suspect Data Any data outliers detected using CDMO
macros and any data deletions are detailed below. Suspect and outlier data were detected and
considered for deletion from the edited data using combination of methods, including ECOWATCH
graphical software and CDMO macros. All outliers are ... View entire text
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
LIABILITY: Distribution The Centralized Data Management Office re-processed all SWMP ... View entire text
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
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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
Name: TAMMY D. SMALL
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
Distribution Format: Ascii File, Formatted For Text Attributes, Declared Format (ASCII)NA
Fees: Data is available at no charge.
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Contact Address:
Department of Natural Resources
City: Annapolis
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21401
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-02
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