Kachemak Bay Research Reserve (KAC) NERR Water Quality Metadata July - December 2001 Latest Update: August 28, 2002
Entry ID: CDMO_kacwq07-12.01m

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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: Research objectives The YSI electronic data loggers are programmed to measure the water temperature, specific conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, and turbidity conditions at 15-minute intervals. Presently, two instruments are located in Kachemak Bay. One is located on the north side of the bay at the end of the Homer spit. The second is located on the southern side of the bay in Seldovia. The ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 59.82   S: 59.34   E: -150.89   W: -151.89

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr. G. Carl Schoch, Katie Gaut
Dataset Title: Kachemak Bay Research Reserve (KAC) NERR Water Quality Metadata July - December 2001 Latest Update: August 28, 2002
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-14
Data Presentation Form: Unknown
Other Citation Details: NA
Online Resource: http://cdmo.baruch.sc.edu/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-07-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Anomalous/Suspect Data July 2001 Homer a) No data were logged during the following times possibly due to a power surge or other interruption in transmission of data: 07/12, 08:00:00 07/17, 09:15:00 - 13:45:00 b) During the following times, spikes in turbidity are suspect. These reading were possibly caused by a clump of plant matter or sediment passing by the sensor ... 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

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY:
Distribution According to the Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Data Dissemination Policy for the NERRS ... 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
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
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:
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
City: Homer
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99603
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-11-03
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