Apalachicola (APA) NERR Water Quality Metadata January - December 2000 Latest Update: May 25, 2001

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Originator: H. Lee Edmiston, Lauren Wright, Christine Klassen
Publication_Date: 20060208
Title: Apalachicola (APA) NERR Water Quality Metadata January - December 2000 Latest Update: May 25, 2001
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Online_Linkage: http://cdmo.baruch.sc.edu/
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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. Research objectives The East Bay station collects water quality data associated with runoff from the Tates Hell Swamp area. This area was ditched, diked, and altered back in the late 1960's and early 1970's by timber companies. It shortened the drainage period and allowed increased runoff with a concommittant increase in pH which had a drastic affect on the biological communities in East Bay. Because of this some plugs were put in to slow drainage, but little restoration work was done. A large section, approximately 36,000 acres, was purchased in 1994 by the Northwest Florida Water Management District. An EPA grant allowed them to begin restoration of the site in 1995 to reduce non-point source runoff. Positioning the dataloggers at the surface and bottom in East Bay will allow the Reserve to monitor changes in water quality during this restoration effort. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Associated researchers and projects : APA NERR has been using Hydrolab Datasonde 3's to monitor water quality at three stations in Apalachicola Bay since May of 1992. One of these stations was moved from the mid-bay area near the Intracoastal Waterway to the East Bay bottom site in January of 1993. The other two are located on two of the largest commercially important oyster bars in the bay. These stations, like East Bay, are intended to be long-term. Other associated researchers and projects which have or continue to utilize this water quality data are: Northwest Florida Water Management District Tate's Hell Restoration Project Apalachicola Bay Freshwater Needs Study Tamplin, M. L., et.al./ Univ. of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Association of Multiple-Antibiotic-Resistance Profiles with Point and Nonpoint Sources of Escherichia coli in Apalachicola Bay Iverson, R./ Florida State University, Department of Oceanography c-14 Primary Productivity Nutrient Enrichment Chanton, J./ Florida State University, Department of Oceanography Food Web Relationships Utilizing Stable Isotope Ratios Niu, X./ Florida State University, Department of Statistics Edmiston, H.L., Bailey, G.O./ APA NERR Time Series Models for Salinity and Other Environmental Factors in the Apalachicola Estuarine System Edmiston,HL., Lewis, G., Bailey, GO., Klassen, C., Wright, L./Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. Distribution and density of fishes and benthic invertebrates in Apalachicola Bay. Childs, C./Florida State University, Dept. of Oceanography. A spatial and temporal assessment of factors affecting denitrification in Apalachicola Bay. Wilber, P., et.al./NOAA Coastal Services Center Edmiston, L., et al./Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Benthic habitat mapping in Apalachicola Bay Other remarks/notes Tropical Storm Helene passed over the research area on September 22, 2000. No data were deleted for this time. CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Observed SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION: Indirect Spatial Reference: Site location and character The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is located in the northwestern part of Florida, generally called the panhandle. It is located adjacent to the City of Apalachicola, and encompasses most of the Apalachicola Bay system, including 52 miles of the lower Apalachicola River. Passes, both natural and manmade, connect Apalachicola Bay to the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. East Bay is separated from Apalachicola Bay by two bridges and a causeway and is located to the north of the bay proper. The bay is 8.2 km long, has an average depth of approximately 1.0 m MHW, and an average width of 1.8 km. The tides in East Bay are mixed and range from 0.3 m to 1.0 m (average 0.5 m). The sampling site is located in the upper reaches of East Bay. The piling location is latitude 29 47.15' N and longitude 84 52.52' W. At the sampling site, the depth is 2.2 m MHW and the width of the bay is 1 km. The tides in the system are mixed, meaning the number of tides can range from one to five tides during a 24 hour period and are not evenly distributed throughout the day. At the East Bay bottom site the meter probes are 0.3 m above the bottom sediment. Salinity ranges from 0 to 30 ppt and the long term average salinity is approximately 8 ppt. At the East Bay surface site the meter probes are 1.7 m above the bottom sediment and salinity ranges from 0 ppt to 30 ppt with a long term average salinity of 6.3 ppt. The freshwater input is very tanic and usually dark colored. Flows vary with local rainfall and are not quantified due to the diverse sources of the runoff. The bottom habitat at this bay site is soft sediment, primarily silt and clay, with no vegetation present. The dominant marsh vegetation near the sampling site is Juncus roemerianus and Cladium jamaicense. The dominant upland vegetation is primarily pineland forests which includes slash pine, saw palmetto, and sand pine. Upland land use near the sampling site includes conservation and silviculture uses with some single family residential in the lower East Bay area. The sampling site is influenced by local runoff from Tates Hell Swamp, the East Bay marshes, and distributary flow, some of which comes from the Apalachicola River via the East River. Tates Hell Swamp was ditched, diked, and altered back in the late 1960's and early 1970's by timber companies. These changes shortened the drainage period and allowed increased runoff with a concomitant decrease in pH and increase in color, which had a drastic affect on the biological communities in East Bay. Restoration of Tates Hell Swamp began in 1995 to reduce non-point source runoff.
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Beginning_Date: 20000101
Ending_Date: 20001231
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Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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West_Bounding_Coordinate: -85.22327
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -84.6941
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.218054
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.586279
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Theme:
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > WATER DEPTH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > CONDUCTIVITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > DISSOLVED GASES > DISSOLVED OXYGEN
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > PH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > TURBIDITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > WATER TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS > ESTUARINE WETLANDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS > ESTUARINE WETLANDS
Theme_Keyword: NERR > NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE
Theme_Keyword: Water Quality Monitoring
Theme_Keyword: Apalachicola Bay
Theme_Keyword: National Estuarine Research Reserves
Theme_Keyword: Apalachicola
Theme_Keyword: Florida
Theme_Keyword: Gulf Of Mexico
Theme_Keyword: Mid Bay
Theme_Keyword: East Bay
Theme_Keyword: Dry Bar
Theme_Keyword: Cat Point
Theme_Keyword: Est Pass
Theme_Keyword: Pilots Cove
Theme_Keyword: Nicks Hole
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: INLAND WATERS
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
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Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > FLORIDA
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 water data collected from 1995-2002 to include an identifying station code (three letter reserve code, two letter sampling site code and data type code), a four digit year date stamp (mm/dd/yyyy) and a corrected time column (hh:mm). With the new format, the use of periods to denote deleted or missing data has been abandoned. Hence, all periods contained in the SWMP water data collected prior 2003 were removed and left blank.
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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
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Contact_Person: SETH BLITCH
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
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Address: Department of Environmental Protection
City: Eastpoint
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 32328
Country: USA
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ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Anomalous/Suspect Data January, 2000, East Bay (ES) A) Negative turbidity values were considered suspect and deleted for the following date/times: 01/08/00 11:30:00 01/08/00 15:00:00 01/12/00 04:00:00 01/12/00 07:30:00 01/12/00 09:30:00 01/12/00 11:30:00 through 01/12/00 12:00:00 01/12/00 13:00:00 01/12/00 15:00:00 through 01/12/00 15:30:00 01/13/00 01:30:00 01/13/00 05:30:00 through 01/13/00 07:30:00 01/13/00 08:30:00 through 01/13/00 09:00:00 01/13/00 10:30:00 01/18/00 05:30:00 through 01/18/00 06:00:00 01/18/00 07:30:00 01/18/00 09:00:00 through 01/18/00 11:00:00 B) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 01/05/00 10:00:00 through 01/05/00 13:00:00 01/14/00 05:30:00 through 01/14/00 16:30:00 01/21/00 11:30:00 through 01/21/00 13:30:00 C) Abnormally high pH values for the following date/times were considered suspect: 01/26/00 13:00:00 through 01/31/00 23:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) High D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect: 01/01/00 00:00:00 through 01/07/00 14:00:00 01/26/00 10:30:00 through 01/31/00 23:30:00 B) Salinity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to post calibration drift: 01/01/00 00:00:00 through 01/07/00 14:00:00 February, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 02/05/00 11:00:00 through 02/05/00 13:00:00 B) Low pH values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to redeployment: 02/10/00 14:30:00 through 02/10/00 15:00:00 C) Turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe out of range at pre and post calibration: 02/25/00 15:00:00 through 02/29/00 23:30:00 D) Negative turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 02/26/00 15:00:00 through 02/26/00 18:00:00 02/26/00 21:00:00 through 02/26/00 21:30:00 02/26/00 23:00:00 through 02/26/00 23:30:00 02/27/00 05:00:00 02/27/00 07:00:00 02/27/00 09:30:00 through 02/27/00 10:00:00 02/27/00 11:00:00 02/29/00 14:30:00 through 02/29/00 16:00:00 02/29/00 17:30:00 through 02/29/00 23:30:00 E) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 02/27/00 01:00:00 through 02/27/00 05:30:00 02/27/00 06:30:00 02/27/00 07:30:00 through 07/27/00 08:00:00 02/27/00 10:30:00 F) Abnormally high pH values for the following dates/times were considered suspect: 02/01/00 00:00:00 through 02/10/00 13:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) High D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect: 02/01/00 00:00:00 through 02/10/00 12:00:00 March, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 03/01/00 08:30:00 03/01/00 10:00:00 B) Turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at pre and post-calibration: 03/01/00 00:00:00 through 03/09/00 14:00:00 C) Negative turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 03/01/00 05:00:00 03/01/00 06:00:00 03/01/00 08:00:00 03/01/00 12:00:00 through 03/01/00 15:30:00 D) Turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at post-calibration: 03/22/00 13:00:00 through 03/31/00 23:30:00 E) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 03/13/00 04:30:00 through 03/13/00 07:30:00 03/14/00 05:30:00 through 03/14/00 08:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Negative D.O. (%sat and mg/l) outliers were considered suspect and deleted for the following date/time: 03/03/00 02:30:00 B) High turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect possibly due to biological interference: 03/27/00 12:00:00 03/27/00 13:30:00 through 03/27/00 14:00:00 03/27/00 15:30:00 through 03/27/00 19:30:00 03/27/00 23:00:00 03/28/00 11:30:00 03/28/00 15:00:00 through 03/28/00 17:00:00 03/30/00 15:00:00 through 03/30/00 15:30:00 April, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 04/09/00 02:00:00 through 04/09/00 08:30:00 B) High turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect due to high probe offset at post calibration: 04/20/00 11:30:00 through 04/22/00 06:30:00 C) Turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at post-calibration: 04/01/00 00:00:00 through 04/06/00 12:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) High D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe malfunction: 04/06/00 13:30:00 through 04/06/00 18:30:00 B) All variables for the following date/time were considered suspect and deleted due to redeployment of surface datalogger: 04/06/00 12:30:00 04/24/00 09:30:00 May, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 05/26/00 13:30:00 through 05/31/00 23:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) No suspect data. June, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 06/01/00 00:00:00 through 06/13/00 11:00:00 B) A shift in pH values for the following date/times were considered suspect due to meter redeployment: 06/28/00 09:00:00 through 06/28/00 09:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Low and negative D.O values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 06/13/00 15:00:00 through 06/13/00 16:30:00 B) High turbidity values for the following date/time were considered suspect: 06/22/00 16:30:00 C) Low D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect due to biological fouling: 06/08/00 11:00:00 through 06/13/00 14:30:00 July, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) Turbidity values throughout the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at post calibration: 07/11/00 11:00:00 through 07/24/00 08:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe malfunction: 07/11/00 11:00:00 through 07/24/00 08:30:00 August, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) Low and decreasing D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) throughout the following date/time were considered suspect due to fouling: 08/22/00 00:00:00 through 08/25/00 08:00:00 B) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at download: 08/25/00 09:00:00 through 08/31/00 23:30:00 C) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 08/26/00 07:00:00 through 08/26/00 11:00:00 08/28/00 06:00:00 through 08/28/00 06:30:00 08/31/00 08:00:00 08/31/00 12:30:00 08/31/00 14:00:00 through 08/31/00 15:00:00 D) Negative turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 08/26/00 06:00:00 through 08/26/00 10:30:00 08/26/00 14:30:00 08/27/00 11:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe out of range at post calibration: 08/11/00 10:00:00 through 08/25/00 08:00:00 B) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at post calibration: 08/08/00 03:30:00 through 08/25/00 08:00:00 September, 2000 East Bay Surface (ES) All parameters between 09/22/00 and 09/30/00 were affected by Tropical Storm Helene which passed over the area on September 22, 2000. These data were not deleted. A) Negative turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 09/01/00 05:00:00 09/04/00 09:00:00 09/05/00 02:30:00 09/05/00 07:30:00 through 09/05/00 08:00:00 09/06/00 07:00:00 through 09/06/00 11:00:00 09/06/00 14:30:00 09/07/00 11:00:00 09/07/00 12:00:00 through 09/07/00 13:30:00 09/07/00 17:00:00 09/07/00 18:00:00 through 09/07/00 19:00:00 09/07/00 20:00:00 09/08/00 00:00:00 B) Turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to probe out of range at post calibration: 09/08/00 09:00:00 through 09/21/00 08:00:00 C) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of range at post-calibration: 09/01/00 00:00:00 through 09/08/00 08:00:00 09/21/00 09:30:00 through 09/30/00 23:30:00 D) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 09/05/00 07:30:00 through 09/05/00 08:00:00 09/05/00 09:00:00 through 09/05/00 10:00:00 09/05/00 11:00:00 09/05/00 22:00:00 09/30/00 20:30:00 through 09/30/00 22:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) All parameters between 09/22/00 and 09/30/00 were affected by Tropical Storm Helene which passed over the area on September 22, 2000. These data were not deleted. A) Turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to hi probe offset at post-calibration: 09/08/00 09:00:00 through 09/21/00 08:00:00 October, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All D.O. values (%sat and mg/l), including negative values, for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe being out of range at post calibration: 10/01/00 00:00:00 through 10/10/00 02:30:00 C) Turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to high probe offset at pre-calibration: 10/10/00 13:30:00 through 10/31/00 23:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to high probe offset at pre-calibration: 10/10/00 13:30:00 through 10/31/00 23:30:00 B) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 10/22/00 11:30:00 10/22/00 12:30:00 10/23/00 02:30:00 10/23/00 09:00:00 10/25/00 04:00:00 through 10/25/00 11:30:00 10/25/00 16:30:00 through 10/25/00 22:00:00 10/26/00 03:30:00 through 10/26/00 12:30:00 10/26/00 20:30:00 through 10/26/00 21:00:00 10/27/00 04:30:00 10/28/00 23:30:00 10/29/00 23:30:00 C) Periodic low D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect: 10/20/00 00:00:00 through 10/31/00 23:30:00 November, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to probe being out of calibration at post-deployment: 11/01/00 10:00:00 through 11/27/00 09:00:00 B) Turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect due to high probe offset at post-calibration: 11/01/00 10:00:00 through 11/27/00 09:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe out of range at post-calibration: 11/27/00 10:00:00 through 11/30/00 23:30:00 B) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect: 11/01/00 00:00:00 through 11/01/00 09:00:00 December, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All variables except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following dates/times: 12/20/00 05:30:00 through 12/20/00 10:00:00 12/22/00 10:30:00 through 12/22/00 12:30:00 12/23/00 09:30:00 through 12/23/00 12:00:00 12/25/00 10:00:00 through 12/25/00 13:00:00 12/30/00 14:30:00 through 12/30/00 15:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe being out of range at post-calibration: 12/01/00 00:00:00 through 12/11/00 13:00:00 Post deployment information LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: NACOMPLETENESS REPORT: Data collection period East Bay surface sampling with the YSI began on April 17, 1995. East Bay bottom sampling began on May 1, 1995. Both continue through December 31 of this year. A Hydrolab Datasonde 3 datalogger is occasionally deployed at times when an YSI datalogger is unavailable for deployment. During the year 2000, a Hydrolab was deployed at the East Bay Bottom station for the following dates/times: 01/01/00 00:00:00 through 02/10/00 12:00:00 All other East Bay Bottom and East Bay Surface deployments in 2000 utilized YSI dataloggers. Deleted Data Missing Data January, 2000, East Bay (ES) A) All variables are missing for the following date/times due to meter redeployment: 01/07/00 14:00:00 through 01/07/00 14:30:00 01/26/00 12:00:00 through 01/26/00 12:30:00 B) All pH values are missing for the following date/times due to the absence of a pH probe: 01/07/00 15:00:00 through 01/26/00 11:30:00 C) Negative turbidity values were considered suspect and deleted for the following date/times: 01/08/00 11:30:00 01/08/00 15:00:00 01/12/00 04:00:00 01/12/00 07:30:00 01/12/00 09:30:00 01/12/00 11:30:00 through 01/12/00 12:00:00 01/12/00 13:00:00 01/12/00 15:00:00 through 01/12/00 15:30:00 01/13/00 01:30:00 01/13/00 05:30:00 through 01/13/00 07:30:00 01/13/00 08:30:00 through 01/13/00 09:00:00 01/13/00 10:30:00 01/18/00 05:30:00 through 01/18/00 06:00:00 01/18/00 07:30:00 01/18/00 09:00:00 through 01/18/00 11:00:00 D) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 01/05/00 10:00:00 through 01/05/00 13:00:00 01/14/00 05:30:00 through 01/14/00 16:30:00 01/21/00 11:30:00 through 01/21/00 13:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All turbidity values for the following dates/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 01/01/00 00:00:00 through 01/31/00 23:30:00 B) All variables missing for the following date/times due to data loss: 01/07/00 14:30:00 through 01/26/00 10:00:00 February, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 02/05/00 11:00:00 through 02/05/00 13:00:00 B) All variables are missing for the following date/times due to meter redeployment: 02/10/00 14:00:00 02/25/00 14:30:00 C) Low pH values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to redeployment: 02/10/00 14:30:00 through 02/10/00 15:00:00 D) Negative turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 02/26/00 15:00:00 through 02/26/00 18:00:00 02/26/00 21:00:00 through 02/26/00 21:30:00 02/26/00 23:00:00 through 02/26/00 23:30:00 02/27/00 05:00:00 02/27/00 07:00:00 02/27/00 09:30:00 through 02/27/00 10:00:00 02/27/00 11:00:00 02/29/00 14:30:00 through 02/29/00 16:00:00 02/29/00 17:30:00 through 02/29/00 23:30:00 E) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 02/27/00 01:00:00 through 02/27/00 05:30:00 02/27/00 06:30:00 02/27/00 07:30:00 through 07/27/00 08:00:00 02/27/00 10:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All variables are missing for the following date/times due to meter redeployment: 02/10/00 12:30:00 through 02/10/00 14:00:00 B) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 02/01/00 00:00:00 through 02/25/00 14:30:00 C) All pH values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a pH probe: 02/10/00 14:30:00 through 02/25/00 14:30:00 March, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All pH values are missing for the following date/times due to absence of pH probe: 03/09/00 14:30:00 through 03/22/00 12:00:00 B) All values are missing for the following date/time due to meter redeployment: 03/22/00 12:30:00 C) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 03/01/00 08:30:00 03/01/00 10:00:00 D) Negative turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 03/01/00 05:00:00 03/01/00 06:00:00 03/01/00 08:00:00 03/01/00 12:00:00 through 03/01/00 15:30:00 E) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 03/13/00 04:30:00 through 03/13/00 07:30:00 03/14/00 05:30:00 through 03/14/00 08:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All pH values are missing for the following date/times due to absence of pH probe: 03/09/00 14:30:00 through 03/22/00 12:00:00 B) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 03/09/00 14:30:00 through 03/22/00 12:00:00 C) All values are missing for the following date/time due to meter redeployment: 03/22/00 12:30:00 D) Negative D.O. (%sat and mg/l) outliers were considered suspect and deleted for the following date/time: 03/03/00 02:30:00 April, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values are missing for the following date/time due to meter redeployment: 04/06/00 12:30:00 04/24/00 09:30:00 B) All values except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following date/times: 04/09/00 02:00:00 through 04/09/00 08:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All pH values are missing for the following date/times due to absence of pH probe: 04/07/00 11:00:00 through 04/24/00 09:00:00 B) All variables for the following date/time were deleted due to meter redeployment: 04/06/00 12:30:00 04/24/00 09:30:00 C) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 04/24/00 10:00:00 through 04/30/00 23:30:00 D)High D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe malfunction: 04/06/00 13:30:00 through 04/06/00 18:30:00 May, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 05/26/00 13:30:00 through 05/31/00 23:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 05/01/00 00:00:00 through 05/11/00 11:00:00 05/26/00 13:30:00 through 05/31/00 23:30:00 June, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 06/01/00 00:00:00 through 06/13/00 11:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 06/01/00 00:00:00 through 06/13/00 11:30:00 06/28/00 09:30:00 through 06/30/00 23:30:00 B) Negative D.O values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 06/13/00 15:00:00 through 06/13/00 16:30:00 July, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values are missing for the following date/time due to meter redeployment: 07/11/00 10:30:00 07/24/00 09:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All values are missing for the following date/time due to meter redeployment: 07/11/00 10:30:00 07/24/00 09:00:00 B) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 07/01/00 00:00:00 through 07/11/00 10:00:00 07/24/00 09:30:00 through 07/31/00 23:30:00 C) Turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe malfunction: 07/11/00 11:00:00 through 07/24/00 08:30:00 August, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values are missing for the following date/time due to meter redeployment: 08/25/00 08:30:00 B) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 08/26/00 07:00:00 through 08/26/00 11:00:00 08/28/00 06:00:00 through 08/28/00 06:30:00 08/31/00 08:00:00 08/31/00 12:30:00 08/31/00 14:00:00 through 08/31/00 15:00:00 C) Negative turbidity values for the following date/times were considered suspect and deleted: 08/26/00 06:00:00 through 08/26/00 10:30:00 08/26/00 14:30:00 08/27/00 11:00:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All turbidity values for the following date/times are missing due to the absence of a turbidity probe: 08/01/00 00:00:00 through 08/11/00 09:30:00 08/25/00 09:00:00 through 08/31/00 23:30:00 B) All values are missing for the following date/times due to meter redeployment: 08/25/00 08:30:00 September, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values for the following dates were missing due to meter redeployment: 09/08/00 08:30:00 09/21/00 08:30:00 through 09/21/00 09:00:00 B) Negative turbidity values for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 09/01/00 05:00:00 09/04/00 09:00:00 09/05/00 02:30:00 09/05/00 07:30:00 through 09/05/00 08:00:00 09/06/00 07:00:00 through 09/06/00 11:00:00 09/06/00 14:30:00 09/07/00 11:00:00 09/07/00 12:00:00 through 09/07/00 13:30:00 09/07/00 17:00:00 09/07/00 18:00:00 through 09/07/00 19:00:00 09/07/00 20:00:00 09/08/00 00:00:00 C) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 09/05/00 07:30:00 through 09/05/00 08:00:00 09/05/00 09:00:00 through 09/05/00 10:00:00 09/05/00 11:00:00 09/05/00 22:00:00 09/30/00 20:30:00 through 09/30/00 22:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Turbidity values for the following dates/times are missing due to absence of turbidity probe: 09/01/00 00:00:00 through 09/08/00 08:00:00 09/21/00 09:30:00 through 09/30/00 23:30:00 B) All values for the following dates/times are missing due to redeployment: 09/08/00 08:30:00 09/21/00 08:30:00 through 09/21/00 09:00:00 October, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values for the following dates/times missing due to instrument stopped collecting data: 10/10/00 03:00:00 through 10/10/00 13:00:00 B) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 10/01/00 00:00:00 through 10/01/00 01:30:00 10/01/00 07:00:00 10/02/00 12:00:00 through 10/10/00 02:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) Turbidity values for the following dates/times are missing due to absence of turbidity probe: 10/01/00 00:00:00 through 10/10/00 02:30:00 B) All values are missing for the following dates/times times due to instrument failure: 10/17/00 17:30:00 through 10/17/00 18:00:00 10/19/00 14:30:00 C) All values for the following dates/times are missing due to instrument stopped collecting data: 10/10/00 03:00:00 through 10/10/00 13:00:00 D) Negative D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted: 10/22/00 11:30:00 10/22/00 12:30:00 10/23/00 02:30:00 10/23/00 09:00:00 10/25/00 04:00:00 through 10/25/00 11:30:00 10/25/00 16:30:00 through 10/25/00 22:00:00 10/26/00 03:30:00 through 10/26/00 12:30:00 10/26/00 20:30:00 through 10/26/00 21:00:00 10/27/00 04:30:00 10/28/00 23:30:00 10/29/00 23:30:00 November, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All values for the following dates/times missing due to redeployment: 11/27/00 09:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) All values for the following dates/times are missing due to instrument failure: 11/28/00 19:00:00 through 11/28/00 20:00:00 B) Turbidity values for the following dates/times are missing due to absence of probe: 11/01/00 09:30:00 through 11/27/00 09:00:00 C) All values for the following dates/times are missing due to redeployment: 11/27/0 09:30:00 D) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe out of range at post-calibration: 11/27/00 10:00:00 through 11/30/00 23:30:00 December, 2000, East Bay Surface (ES) A) All variables except depth were considered suspect and deleted due to probes coming out of the water at low tide for the following dates/times: 12/20/00 05:30:00 through 12/20/00 10:00:00 12/22/00 10:30:00 through 12/22/00 12:30:00 12/23/00 09:30:00 through 12/23/00 12:00:00 12/25/00 10:00:00 through 12/25/00 13:00:00 12/30/00 14:30:00 through 12/30/00 15:00:00 B) Turbidity values missing for the following dates/times due to absence of turbidity probe: 12/11/00 13:30:00 through 12/31/00 23:30:00 East Bay Bottom (EB) A) D.O. values (%sat and mg/l) for the following dates/times were considered suspect and deleted due to probe out of range at post-calibration: 12/01/00 00:00:00 through 12/11/00 13:00:00 LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP: PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Additional Description: Entry verification YSI data are downloaded directly from the YSI 6000 into the PC6000 software, plotted, and initially analyzed for major anomalies and missing data. Hydrolab data are downloaded from the Hydrolab Datasonde 3 to PCPLUS software. Both YSI and Hydrolab raw data files are then downloaded as a comma delimited file (.cdf) and imported into Microsoft Excel as a comma-space delimited file (.csv). These raw data files are then organized into standardized monthly data sets using the import.xls macros. The import.xls macros generate a monthly spreadsheet, import the raw data, fill all empty cells with periods, change feet to meters for depth readings if necessary, and save the monthly files as either a .csv or .xls file. Once in monthly format, these files are then run through the cdmomac(ro)3.xls macros which identify outliers, insure correct number of data points for each Date/Hour count, and format the columns in the correct order and size. The monthly files are then carefully edited by staff for data anomalies which are identified in Section 10 (Data Anomalies) of this document. Any data that are deleted by staff are replaced with periods and identified in Section 11 (Missing Data) of this document. Monthly edited files are then FTP'd to CDMO in text format, along with an updated metadata form. Lee Edmiston, Chip Bailey, Lauren Wright, and Christine Klassen are responsible for these tasks. PROCESS DATE: 20060208
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