SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # phyt012
dataset or series of data Dock water quality, Nestor, Daily Average
keywords Dissolved oxygen, water quality, water temperature, Nestor probe, conductance, salinity
originator Gallegos C.
file format Excel 97
platform Windows NT
study site locale Rhode River Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beginning date 19900531
ongoing? No
ending date 19921231
meas. freq. Daily
site size Small
# of stations 1
west longitude -76.35
east longitude -76.25
north latitude 38.55
south latitude 38.5
parameters CALKEY (Date formula derived by formula from columns B through D), YRDAY (Julian date), Note: For the following fields AV= Average, MX= Maximum, and MN= Minimum. TEMP (Temperature, degrees centigrade), COND (Specific Conductance, mS/cm), SAL (Salinity, practical salinity scale), DO (Dissolved Oxygen, mg/l), FLUOR (Fluorescence, mV).
current sharing status Available by request
current advertising status SERC public site
abstract This dataset tracks temporal changes in water quality by taking the daily average of hourly measurements taken at a single point in the Rhode River, a sub-estuary of the Chesapeake Bay.
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Last Updated on 2/1/01
By Michelle Berger