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Great Bay Coastal Buoy Gulf of Maine; New Hampshire
Entry ID: WEBCOAST_COOA_Great_Bay_Buoy

Abstract: The Great Bay Coastal Buoy is located at 43.0853 degrees N and 70.8639 degrees W, near Portsmouth, NH. The buoy records a suite of measurements and these observations are updated regularly and compared to those from the last 13 years and then presented graphically on the Great Bay Coastal Buoy home page: Data are collected hourly from instruments deployed at multiple depths. '

Variables: Air temperature, wind speed, wind direction, wind gusts, relative humidity, barometric pressure, water temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll, turbidity, nitrate, DO % saturation, CDOM, PAR, ISUS RMS error.

The Great Bay Coastal Buoy is recovered in December and redeployed the following spring.
Related URL

Description: UNH's Coastal Ocean Observing Center
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.09   S: 43.09   E: -70.86   W: -70.86

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: J. Ru Morrison
Dataset Title: Great Bay Coastal Buoy Gulf of Maine
Dataset Release Date: January 15, 2008
Dataset Release Place: University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Dataset Publisher: UNH COOA
BUOYS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints These data are provided free of charge to the general public.
Use Constraints Please acknowledge the Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory and the University of New Hampshire's Coastal Observing Center as the data providers of this dataset.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
WEBCOAST, Center for Coastal Ocean Observation and Analysis, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, Univ. of New Hampshire Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 1-603-862-3785
Fax: 603-862-0188
Email: support at
Contact Address:
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
Morse Hall
University of New Hampshire
City: Durham
Province or State: New Hampshire
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Distribution Media: download
Distribution Size: varies
Distribution Format: varies
Fees: free of charge
Phone: 603. 862 4354
Email: Ru.Morrison at
Contact Address:
Ocean Process Analysis Lab: UNH
City: Durham
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-05-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23