Wind data
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_wind_data_jenter

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Summary
Abstract: The dataset contains date and time collected and wind speed and direction for sites at Old Ingraham Highway near Flamingo, FL and C-111.

With insight into the functional relationships and into the scales at which wind forcing data must be collected for model input gained from the field efforts, the treatment of wind forcing in models can be improved. This, in turn, can lead to enhanced understanding of the significance of wind effects on flow, transport, and horizontal mixing in the SICS (Southern inland coastal systems of Miami-Dade County) study area.
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Description: Data are available for download from the SOFIA website
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.64   S: 25.35   E: -80.52   W: -80.64

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Harry Jenter
Dataset Title: Wind data
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Data Presentation Form: text files
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/jenter/jenterwind.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-06-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Quality These data were collected originally by Ed German of the USGS. Gaps in the original data have been filled by linear interpolation of the wind speed and wind direction. For data collected between September, 1995 and January, 1998, less than .2 percent of the data have been interpolated. In addition, the vast majority of the interpolations are over single missing data points.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints These data are provisional and subject to change.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
SOUTH FLORIDA INFORMATION ACCESS, SOUTHEAST ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE CENTER, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sofia.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HEATHER S. HENKEL
Phone: 727-502-8028
Fax: 727-502-8182
Email: hhenkel at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey - St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 2.7
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 703-648-5916
Fax: 703-648-5484
Email: hjenter at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
MS 430
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Jenter, H. L., Duff, M. P., 1999, Locally-forced wind effects on shallow waters with emergent vegetation, report, Series_Name: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, Salt Lake City, UT, International Association for Hydraulic Research
http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/papers/windforce/
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-06-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-06
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