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NOAA Monthly Mean Sea Level Summary Data for the Key West, Florida, Water Level Station (FCE) (NOAA/NOS Co-OPS ID 8724580) from 01-Jan-1913 to Present


At a Glance


Authors: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
Time period: 1913-01-01 to 2019-05-01
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1059.10
Dataset id: FCE_KeyWestStation_MeanSeaLevels

How to cite:
Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS). 2019. NOAA Monthly Mean Sea Level Summary Data for the Key West, Florida, Water Level Station (FCE) (NOAA/NOS Co-OPS ID 8724580) from 01-Jan-1913 to Present. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/566f715b925fdf8d9d96c17d7f7c992f. Dataset accessed 2020-02-28.

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  • Dataset Creator(s)
    • Organization: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
    • Address: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
      1305 East-West Highway
      Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281 USA
    • Phone: 301-713-2815
    • Fax: 301-713-4500
    • URL: http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov

  • Dataset Abstract
    Monthly Mean Sea Level Summary Data for the Key West, Florida, Water Level Station (NOAA/NOS CO-OPS ID 8724580). Data is in meters relative to the STND-Key West Station Datum.
  • Geographic Coverage
    Study Extent Description
    The Study Extent of this dataset includes mean sea level data from Key West Florida, water level station (NOAA/NOS CO_OPS ID 8724580).

    Bounding Coordinates
    Data were collected at the Key West, Florida, NOAA/NOS CO_OPS ID 87224580
    N: 24.553, S: 24.553, E: -81.808, W: -81.808

    Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Study Area: South Florida, Everglades National Park, and Florida Bay
    N: 25.761, S: 24.913, E: -80.490, W: -81.078

    All Sites
    Geographic Description
    Bounding Coordinates
    Key West Florida Water Level Station -NOAA/NOS CO_OPS ID 8724580
    N: 24.553, S: 24.553, E: -81.808, W: -81.808
  • Attributes
    • Data Table:   NOAA Monthly Mean Sea Level Data at Key West Florida, water level station (NOAA/NOS CO_OPS ID 8724580).
      Attribute Name:
      Station_ID
      Attribute Label:
      NOAA Water Level Station ID
      Attribute Definition:
      NOAA Water Level Station ID
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      NOAA Water Level Station ID
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Year
      Attribute Label:
      Year
      Attribute Definition:
      Year measurement was collected
      Storage Type:
      ordinal
      Measurement Scale:
      Year measurement was collected
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Month
      Attribute Label:
      Month
      Attribute Definition:
      Month measurement was collected
      Storage Type:
      ordinal
      Measurement Scale:
      Month measurement was collected
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Mean Sea Level
      Attribute Label:
      Mean Monthly Sea Level
      Attribute Definition:
      Mean Monthly Sea Level
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: meter
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )


  • Methods
    Sampling Description
    Sea Level data are downloaded from the NOAA Tides and Currents Web site and reformatted for use in the FCE LTER database. Any Methods information can be found through the NOAA Tides and Currents we site at http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/index.shtml.

    Method Step

    Description
    Sea Level data are downloaded from the NOAA Tides and Currents Web site and reformatted for use in the FCE LTER database. Any Methods information can be found through the NOAA Tides and Currents we site at http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/index.shtml.

    Instrumentation
    Sea Level data are downloaded from the NOAA Tides and Currents Web site and reformatted for use in the FCE LTER database. Any Methods information can be found through the NOAA Tides and Currents we site at http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/index.shtml.

    Quality Control
    Sea Level data are downloaded from the NOAA Tides and Currents Web site and reformatted for use in the FCE LTER database. Any Quality Control information can be found through the NOAA Tides and Currents web site at http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/index.shtml. The FCE LTER Information Manager reviews data for conversion accuracies.
  • Distribution and Intellectual Rights
    Online distribution
    http://fcelter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=FCE_KeyWestStation_MeanSeaLevels.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2019-06-27

    Intellectual Rights
    These data are harvested from the website https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/. That website states the following about use of these data: The information on government servers are in the public domain, unless specifically annotated otherwise, and may be used freely by the public. Before using information obtained from this server, special attention should be given to the date and time of the data and products being displayed. This information shall not be modified in content and then presented as official government material. The user assumes the entire risk related to its use of these data. NOS is providing these data "as is," and NOS disclaims any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including (without limitation) any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will NOS be liable to you or to any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages or lost profit resulting from any use or misuse of this data. NOS requests that attribution be given whenever NOS material is reproduced and re-disseminated. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 403, third parties producing copyrighted (compilation) works consisting predominantly of material created by Federal Government employees are encouraged to provide notice with such work(s) identifying the U.S. Government material incorporated and stating that such material is not subject to copyright protection.

  • Keywords
    disturbance, sea level, FCE, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, South Florida, Key West, Mean Sea Level, monthly, sea level rise, global warming, FCE LTER
  • Dataset Contact
    • Organization: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
    • Address: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
      1305 East-West Highway
      Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281 USA
    • Phone: 301-713-2815
    • Fax: 301-713-4500
    • URL: http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov

    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: Florida International University
      University Park
      OE 148
      Miami, FL 33199 USA
    • Phone: 305-348-6054
    • Fax: 305-348-4096
    • Email: fcelter@fiu.edu
    • URL: http://fcelter.fiu.edu

  • Data Table and Format
    Data Table:  NOAA Monthly Mean Sea Level Data at Key West Florida, water level station (NOAA/NOS CO_OPS ID 8724580).

    Entity Name:
    FCE_KeyWestStation_MeanSeaLevels.txt
    Entity Description:
    NOAA Monthly Mean Sea Level Data at Key West Florida, water level station (NOAA/NOS CO_OPS ID 8724580).
    Object Name:
    FCE_KeyWestStation_MeanSeaLevels.txt
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    1267