SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # phyt016
dataset or series of data Dock monitoring station, Quanta, Hourly
keywords Quanta, Photosynthetically Active Radiation, PAR, light
originator Gallegos C.
file format Excel 97
platform Windows NT
study site locale Rhode River Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beginning date 19900531
ongoing? Yes
ending date  
meas. freq. Hourly
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), HOUR (Eastern Standard Time at which the data were recorded (HHMMSS)), QUANTAVG (Average of all readings taken over the 15 second sample period, umol m^-2 s^-1), QUANTMAX (Maximum value recorded during the 15 second sample period, umol m^-2 s^-1), QUANTMIN (Minimum value recorded during the 15 second sample period, umol m^-2 s^-1).
current sharing status Available by request
current advertising status SERC public site
abstract This dataset tracks temporal changes in Photosynthetically Active Radiation using 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