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Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE LTER) from February 2010 to March 2014


At a Glance


Authors: Adam Rosenblatt
Time period: 2010-02-10 to 2014-03-30
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1144.5
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 LTER) from February 2010 to March 2014. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/d5f7c45539c24870c37a4e05689ba9f2. Dataset accessed 2020-10-26.

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
    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

    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
    https://fce-lter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=PHY_Rosenblatt_002.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2014-10-21

    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
    physical properties, dissolved oxygen, salinity, FCE, FCE LTER, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, water, temperature, water temperature, conductivity, Sonde, Shark River, Rookery Branch, specific conductance, depth
  • Dataset Contact
    • 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.txt
    Entity Description:
    Water Temperature, Salinity and other physical measurements taken at Shark River, Everglades National Park (FCE)
    Object Name:
    PHY_Rosenblatt_002.txt
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    143268