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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.1118.4
Dataset id: PHY_Frankovich_001

How to cite:
Frankovich, T.. 2023. 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/5216fd3249994b4823da387ae23af621. Dataset accessed 2024-02-27.

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
    TS/Ph9
    N: 25.177, S: 25.177, E: -80.49, W: -80.49

    TS/Ph10
    N: 25.025, S: 25.025, E: -80.681, W: -80.681

    TS/Ph11
    N: 24.913, S: 24.913, E: -80.938, W: -80.938

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

  • 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:
      text
      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:
      Temp
      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 thermometer Refractometer

    Quality Control
    Salinity measured on refractometer zero-corrected with tap water.
  • Distribution and Intellectual Rights
    Online distribution
    https://pasta.lternet.edu/package/data/eml/knb-lter-fce/1118/4/9a03d281012f595c0367d23386f0e70c
    Data Submission Date:  2002-02-15

    Intellectual Rights
    This information is released under the Creative Commons license - Attribution - CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). The consumer of these data ("Data User" herein) is required to cite it appropriately in any publication that results from its use. The Data User should realize that these data may be actively used by others for ongoing research and that coordination may be necessary to prevent duplicate publication. The Data User is urged to contact the authors of these data if any questions about methodology or results occur. Where appropriate, the Data User is encouraged to consider collaboration or co-authorship with the authors. The Data User should realize that misinterpretation of data may occur if used out of context of the original study. While substantial efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of data and associated documentation, complete accuracy of data sets cannot be guaranteed. All data are made available "as is." The Data User should be aware, however, that data are updated periodically and it is the responsibility of the Data User to check for new versions of the data. The data authors and the repository where these data were obtained shall not be liable for damages resulting from any use or misinterpretation of the data. Thank you.

  • 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
  • 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