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Florida Bay Physical Data, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida from January 2001 to February 2002


At a Glance


Authors: Thomas Frankovich
Time period: 2001-01-14 to 2002-02-12
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1118.2
Dataset id: PHY_Frankovich_001

How to cite:
Frankovich, T.. 2002. Florida Bay Physical Data, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida from January 2001 to February 2002. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/f0e13c236606c1ed6efe5618e3eee8c0. Dataset accessed 2020-10-26.

Geographic Coverage


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  • Dataset Abstract
    Florida Bay physical data that includes surface temperature and salinity at Duck Key, Bob Allen Keys, and Sprigger Bank, Florida Bay in Everglades National Park, South Florida.
  • Geographic Coverage
    Study Extent Description
    The Study Extent of this dataset includes the FCE Florida Bay research sites within Everglades National Park, South Florida

    Bounding Coordinates
    Data were collected in Florida Bay, within Everglades National Park, South Florida
    N: 25.177, S: 24.913, E: -80.490, W: -80.938

    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

    FCE LTER Sites
    TS/Ph9, TS/Ph10, TS/Ph11

    All Sites
    Geographic Description
    Bounding Coordinates
    FCE LTER Site TS/Ph9
    N: 25.177, S: 25.177, E: -80.490, W: -80.490
    FCE LTER Site TS/Ph10
    N: 25.025, S: 25.025, E: -80.681, W: -80.681
    FCE LTER Site TS/Ph11
    N: 24.913, S: 24.913, E: -80.938, W: -80.938
  • Attributes
    • Data Table:   Florida Bay Physical Data, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida
      Attribute Name:
      SITENAME
      Attribute Label:
      sitename
      Attribute Definition:
      Name of LTER site
      Storage Type:
      Measurement Scale:
      Name of LTER site
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Date
      Attribute Label:
      date
      Attribute Definition:
      Date of collection
      Storage Type:
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Time
      Attribute Label:
      time
      Attribute Definition:
      Time of Collection
      Storage Type:
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Temperature
      Attribute Label:
      Temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Water Temperature
      Storage Type:
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 1
      Number Type: integer
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Salinity
      Attribute Label:
      Salinity
      Attribute Definition:
      Salinity
      Storage Type:
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: PSU
      Precision: 1
      Number Type: integer
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999 (Value will never be recorded )


  • Methods
    Sampling Description
    TS/Ph 9, 10 and 11 represent the range of salinity environments encountered across Florida Bay.Measurements taken at variable intervals, minimally monthly.

    Method Step

    Description
    Temperature-glass alcohol thermometer, Salinity -refractometer, baseline checked with tap water.

    Instrumentation
    Glass alcohol thermometerRefractometer

    Quality Control
    Salinity measured on refractometer zero-corrected with tap water.
  • Distribution and Intellectual Rights
    Online distribution
    http://fcelter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=PHY_Frankovich_001.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2002-02-15

    Intellectual Rights
    These data are classified as 'Type I" whereby original FCE LTER experimental data collected by individual FCE researchers are available for scientific purposes 2 years after collection. Maximum lock period = 2 years. All publications based on this dataset must cite the data Contributor, the Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program and that this material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation through the Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research program under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-9910514. Additionally, two copies of the manuscript must be submitted to the Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program Office, LTER Program Manager, Florida International University, Southeast Environmental Research Center, OE 148, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199. For a complete description of the FCE LTER Data Distribution and Data User Agreement, please go to FCE Data Management Policy at http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/DataMgmt.pdf and LTER Network Data Access Policy at http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/core/data_user_agreement/distribution_policy.html.

  • Keywords
    FCE, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, Florida Bay, Everglades National Park, salinity, temperature, water, water temperature, freshwater, pH, ecosystems, processes, estuarine
  • Dataset Contact
    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: LTER Network Office
    • Address: UNM Biology Department, MSC03-2020
      1 University of New Mexico
      Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 USA
    • Phone: 505 277-2535
    • Fax: 505 277-2541
    • Email: tech-support@lternet.edu
    • URL: http://www.lternet.edu

    • Name: Thomas Frankovich 
    • Position: FCE LTER Post Doctoral
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: Florida Bay Interagency Science Center
      98630 Overseas Highway
      Key Largo, Florida 33037 USA
    • Phone: 305-852-2668
    • Email: frankovich@virginia.edu
    • URL: http://www.evsc.virginia.edu/

    • 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:  Florida Bay Physical Data, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida

    Entity Name:
    PHY_Frankovich_001
    Entity Description:
    Florida Bay Physical Data, Everglades National Park (FCE), South Florida
    Object Name:
    PHY_Frankovich_001
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    68