SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # phyt009
dataset or series of data Dock weather station, Daily average
keywords water quality data, weather data, light, temperature, wind speed, wind direction
originator Gallegos C.
file format Excel 97
platform Windows NT
study site locale Rhode River Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beginning date 19900228
ongoing? Yes
ending date  
meas. freq. Daily
site size Small
# of stations 1
west longitude -76.35
east longitude -76.25
north latitude 38.55
south latitude 38.5
parameters CALKEY (Date formula derived by formula from columns B through D), YRDAY (Julian date), Note: For the following fields AV= Average, MX= Maximum, and MN= Minimum. INTRAD (Integral of sunlight, Cal/cm2/day (1/90-3/99), mol quanta/m2/day (9/99-present)), TEMP (water temperature, degrees C), DPTHFT (Average water depth, feet), WNDSP (Average wind speed, km/hr), WVECT (Average wind vector, km/hr), WDIR (Average wind direction)
current sharing status Available by request.
current advertising status SERC public site
abstract This dataset tracks temporal changes in weather by taking the daily average of hourly measurements taken at a single point in the Rhode River, a sub-estuary of the Chesapeake Bay.
additional documentation / reference article  

Last Updated on 2/1/01
By Michelle Berger