SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # phyt011
dataset or series of data Dock water quality, YSI, Daily Average
keywords water quality, YSI, temperature, conductance, salinity, dissolved oxygen, pressure, pH, turbidity, chlorophyll
originator Gallegos C.
file format Excel 97
platform Windows NT
study site locale Rhode River Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beginning date 200004
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. TEMP (Temperature, degrees centigrade), COND (Specific Conductance, mS/cm), SAL (Salinity, practical salinity scale), DO (Dissolved Oxygen, mg/l), DO SAT (Dissolved Oxygen, % saturation), PH (pH, units), PRESS (Barometric pressure, psia, ), TURBID (Turbidity, NTU), CHL (Relative Chlorophyll, ug/l).
current sharing status Available by request
current advertising status SERC public site
abstract This dataset tracks temporal changes in water quality 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