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Chesapeake Bay Maryland NERR Meteorological Metadata July-December 2003 Latest Update: December 14, 2004
Entry ID: CDMO_cbmmet07-12.03m

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Abstract: Meteorological monitoring is conducted at 26 National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR)
from at least one location within or adjacent to the reserve. Data are collected every 5 seconds
and averages are produced from this data at quarterly (15 minutes), hourly (60 minutes) and
daily (1440 minutes) intervals. The parameters collected within these intervals are: averages,
maximums and minimums of air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed,
wind direction, precipitation and photosynthetically active solar radiation.

Purpose: Research objectives The principal objectives are to record meteorological information for the Chesapeake
Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Maryland in support of the National Estuarine
Research Reserve's (NERR) System Wide Monitoring Program (SWMP). This information is
available for the following: 1) to track and record atmospheric and ... 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 NERR Meteorological Metadata July-December 2003 Latest
Update: December 14, 2004
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-22
Data Presentation Form: Unknown
Other Citation Details: NA
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-07-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Anomalous/Suspect Data It is believed that all sensors were
functioning properly from July 22, 2003 to December 31, 2003 and that there is no suspect or
anomalous data. LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: NACOMPLETENESS REPORT: Data collection period Data
collection for this period began on ... 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:
LIABILITY: Distribution NOAA/ERD retains the right to analyze, ... 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:
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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:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (843) 546-6219
Fax: (843) 546-1632
Email: tammy at
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 Format: Ascii File, Formatted For Text Attributes, Declared Format (ASCII)NA
Fees: Data is available at no charge.
Contact Address:
Department of Natural Resources
City: Annapolis
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21401
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23