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Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE) from February 2010 to Present


At a Glance


Authors: Adam Rosenblatt
Time period: 2010-02-10 to 2014-03-30
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1144.4
Dataset id: PHY_Rosenblatt_002

How to cite:
Rosenblatt, A.. 2014. Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE) from February 2010 to Present . Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/65bf262c4bfd8ab956effc63f920c4d3. Dataset accessed 2020-02-28.

Geographic Coverage


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  • Dataset Abstract
    In early 2010 we established three new permanent water quality monitoring stations in the Shark River Estuary. These stations expanded FCE's spatial coverage in terms of salinity and also established the first continuous dissolved oxygen monitoring in the estuary.
  • Geographic Coverage
    Study Extent Description
    The Study Extent of this dataset includes the FCE Shark River Slough research sites within Everglades National Park, South Florida

    Bounding Coordinates
    Data were collected in the Shark River Slough, within Everglades National Park, South Florida
    N: 25.454, S: 25.384, E: -80.880, W: -81.089

    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
    SRS-5,SRS-4

    All Sites
    Geographic Description
    Bounding Coordinates
    Shark River (GB)
    N: 25.379, S: 25.379, E: -81.029, W: -81.029
    Tarpon Bay (TB)
    N: 25.418, S: 25.418, E: -81.015, W: -81.015
    Rookery Branch (RB)
    N: 25.437, S: 25.437, E: -80.909, W: -80.909
  • Attributes
    • Data Table:   Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE)
      Attribute Name:
      SITENAME
      Attribute Label:
      sitename
      Attribute Definition:
      Name of Sampling site
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      Name of Sampling site
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Date
      Attribute Label:
      date
      Attribute Definition:
      Collection Date
      Storage Type:
      datetime
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Time
      Attribute Label:
      time
      Attribute Definition:
      Collection Time
      Storage Type:
      datetime
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Water_Temperature
      Attribute Label:
      Temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Water Temperature
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Specific_Conductance
      Attribute Label:
      conductance
      Attribute Definition:
      Specific Conductance
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: microsiemensPerCentimeter
      Precision: 0.001
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.000 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Water_Conductivity
      Attribute Label:
      conductivity
      Attribute Definition:
      conductivity: the ability of an aqueous solution to conduct electricity
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: microsiemensPerCentimeter
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Salinity
      Attribute Label:
      salinity
      Attribute Definition:
      Salinity
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: PSU
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Depth
      Attribute Label:
      depth
      Attribute Definition:
      Depth
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: meter
      Precision: 0.001
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.000 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      DO_perSat
      Attribute Label:
      concentration
      Attribute Definition:
      Dissolved Oxygen saturation of the water (in percentage)
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: percent
      Precision: 0.1
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      DO
      Attribute Label:
      concentration
      Attribute Definition:
      Dissolved Oxygen concentration of the water
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: milligramsPerLiter
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )


  • Methods
    Sampling Description
    Water data was collected by three YSI 6920v2 Sondes positioned approximately 10cm above the river bottom. The Sondes collected temperature, salinity, depth, and dissolved oxygen data every 30 minutes.

    Method Step

    Description
    Water data was collected by three YSI 6920v2 Sondes positioned approximately 10cm above the river bottom. The Sondes collected temperature, salinity, depth, and dissolved oxygen data every 30 minutes.

    Instrumentation
    6920v2 Sondes (YSI, Yellow Springs, OH)

    Quality Control
    All data sets were combed for obvious outlier data points by Adam Rosenblatt and all outliers were removed from the data sets. Data points were also periodically independently verified in the field at each site using a YSI handheld multiparameter water quality instrument.
  • Distribution and Intellectual Rights
    Online distribution
    http://fcelter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=PHY_Rosenblatt_002.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2014-10-21

    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 Agreements #DBI-0620409, and #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, water, temperature, salinity, water temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, oxygen, processes, Sonde, Shark River, Rookery Branch, specific conductance, depth
  • 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: Adam Rosenblatt 
    • Position: Ph.D. Student
    • Organization: Florida International University
    • Address: FIU Biscayne Bay Campus MSB Rm. 350
      3000 NE 151 St.
      North Miami, FL 33181 USA
    • Phone: 305-919-4403
    • Fax: arose007@fiu.edu
    • Email: Ph.D. Student
    • URL: http://adam.rosenblatt.googlepages.com/home

    • 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:  Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE)

    Entity Name:
    PHY_Rosenblatt_002
    Entity Description:
    Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE)
    Object Name:
    PHY_Rosenblatt_002
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    143268