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Chesapeake Bay Maryland (CBM) NERR Water Quality Metadata January 2004-December 2004 Latest Update: August 26, 2005
Entry ID: CDMO_CBMMET01-12.04m

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 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 (CBM) NERR Water Quality Metadata January 2004-December
2004 Latest Update: August 26, 2005
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-22
Data Presentation Form: Unknown
Other Citation Details: NA
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
Access Constraints 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
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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.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23