Home > Data > Data Search > Data Catalog > Data Set Summary | Update Metadata (contributor) | Copy as Template (GCE)
Files Jump to Files

GCE-LTER Data Set Summary

Accession: PHY-GCEM-1706i Research Theme: Physical Oceanography (Monitoring)
Contributors: Daniela Di Iorio, Jacob Shalack, Wade Sheldon, Adam Sapp, Caroline Reddy, Tim Montgomery
Title: Continuous salinity, temperature and depth measurements from moored hydrographic data loggers deployed at GCE11_Hydro (Altamaha River near Lewis Creek, Georgia) from 07-Oct-2016 through 31-Dec-2016
Abstract: Conductivity, temperature and pressure were measured continuously at Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER sampling location GCE11_Hydro (Altamaha River near Lewis Creek, Georgia) from 07-Oct-2016 through 31-Dec-2016. Observations were logged at 30 minute intervals by moored Sea-Bird Electronics MicroCAT 37-SM data loggers and downloaded approximately semi-monthly. Salinity, depth and sigma-t (density anomaly) were calculated from the measured parameters using standard UNESCO algorithms. This data set was collected as part of the GCE-LTER Project continuous salinity, temperature and water level monitoring program.
DOI: 10.6073/pasta/5b6826d00a8c923f6bffd1266739c002
Key Words: conductivity, daily, density, depth, GCE11, Hydrographic Moorings, hydrography, inorganic nutrients, monitoring, mooring, pressure, salinity, sonde, temperature, water column, water quality
LTER Core Area: Inorganic Matter
Research Themes: Q2 - Domain Patterns, GCE3 Area2 - Patterns within the Domain, Physical Oceanography
Study Period: 07-Oct-2016 to 31-Dec-2016
Study Sites:
GCE-AL -- Altamaha River, Georgia, USA
» Download Geographic Coverage: Google Earth, ESRI Shapefile (polygons, points)
Project References: GCE Hydrographic Monitoring, Salinity variations across the GCE domain
Downloads: Information

Data Table: PHY-GCEM-1706i (Primary data table for data set PHY-GCEM-1706i containing 30 minute observation data, 17568 records)

Access: Public (released 31-Dec-2017)

Metadata: Text (ESA FLED), XML (Ecological Metadata Language)

Data Formats: Spreadsheet (CSV) [2348.05kb],  Text File [2118.81kb],  Text Report [2265.88kb],  MATLAB (GCE Toolbox) [3258.65kb],  MATLAB (Variables) [3072.41kb]

Column List:(display)


Data Table: PHY-GCEM-1706i_Daily (Derived data table for data set PHY-GCEM-1706i containing daily-aggregated statistical summary data, 366 records)

Access: Public (released 31-Dec-2017)

Metadata: Text (ESA FLED), XML (Ecological Metadata Language)

Data Formats: Spreadsheet (CSV) [144.98kb],  Text File [138.64kb],  Text Report [207.19kb],  MATLAB (GCE Toolbox) [592.09kb],  MATLAB (Variables) [411.26kb]

Column List:(display)

Statistics: Generate script code to retrieve data tables for analysis in: MATLAB, R, SAS, SPSS
Citation: Di Iorio, Daniela. 2017. Continuous salinity, temperature and depth measurements from moored hydrographic data loggers deployed at GCE11_Hydro (Altamaha River near Lewis Creek, Georgia) from 07-Oct-2016 through 31-Dec-2016. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Project, University of Georgia, Long Term Ecological Research Network. http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/5b6826d00a8c923f6bffd1266739c002

» Help about file formats, technical specifications and file versioning

LTER
NSF

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.