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Meteorological and surface water observations from the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System from 2007-04-25 to 2017-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0159578)

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Meteorological and surface water observations from the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System. Ten stations are located from the mouth of the Susquehanna river near Havre De Grace, Maryland to the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Cite as: Kilbourne, Byron F. (2017). Meteorological and surface water observations from the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System from 2007-04-25 to 2017-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0159578). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0159578. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2007-04-25 to 2017-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -77.0362
East: -76.0437
South: 36.8443
North: 39.5407
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-03-03
  • revision: 2018-01-27
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: 7KC2JT

In this accession, NCEI has archived multiple versions of these data. The latest (and best) version of these data has the largest version number.
Purpose The Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System continuously monitors meteorological and oceanographic conditions in the Chesapeake Bay in support of environmental quality assessment, improved navigation, and scientific inquiry.
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Kilbourne, Byron F. (2017). Meteorological and surface water observations from the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System from 2007-04-25 to 2017-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0159578). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0159578. Accessed [date].
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  • Related Funding Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords NetCDF Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention Standard Name Table
  • air_pressure
  • air_temperature
  • depth
  • eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • eastward_wind
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_in_sea_water
  • mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water
  • mole_concentration_of_nitrate_in_sea_water
  • northward_sea_water_velocity
  • northward_wind
  • relative_humidity
  • sea_surface_wave_from_direction
  • sea_surface_wave_period_at_variance_spectral_density_maximum
  • sea_surface_wave_significant_height
  • sea_water_ph_reported_on_total_scale
  • sea_water_practical_salinity
  • sea_water_temperature
  • sea_water_turbidity
  • time
Data Center keywords NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords Provider Instruments
  • Aquadopp 1MHz
  • Rotronics MP101A
  • Satlantic SUNA
  • SkyWave DMR-200
  • TRIAXYS directional wave sensor
  • Vaisala PTB-330
  • WETLabs WQM
  • YSI 6600
  • optode
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Project keywords Provider Project Names
  • Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Kilbourne, Byron F. (2017). Meteorological and surface water observations from the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System from 2007-04-25 to 2017-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0159578). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0159578. Accessed [date].
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  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • 2017-03-03T16:43:40Z - NCEI Accession 0159578 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-03-21T20:43:54Z - NCEI Accession 0159578 was revised and v2.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
  • 2018-01-27T00:11:34Z - NCEI Accession 0159578 was revised and v3.3 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
Output Datasets
Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • Data Type: TEMPERATURE - WATER [WATER TEMPERATURE] (measured); Units: degrees C; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Temperature Sensors; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Hourly sampling by pumped CTD; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: SALINITY - SURFACE WATER (measured); Units: psu; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: conductivity sensor; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Hourly sampling by pumped CTD; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: WIND SPEED (measured); Units: m/s; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: anemometer; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute averages from mechanical vane wind sensor; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: WIND DIRECTION (measured); Units: degrees true; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: anemometer; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute averages from mechanical vane wind sensor; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: TEMPERATURE - AIR [AIR TEMPERATURE] (measured); Units: degrees C; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: thermometer; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute average temperature; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: PRESSURE - BAROMETRIC [BAROMETRIC PRESSURE] (measured); Units: hPa; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Barometric pressure sensor; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute average; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: LONGITUDE (measured); Units: degrees W; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: GPS; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute average position; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: LATITUDE (measured); Units: degrees W; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: GPS; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute average position; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flag applied.
  • Data Type: DISSOLVED OXYGEN (measured); Units: mg / l; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: optode; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Hourly samples from optical sensor; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flag applied.
  • Data Type: turbidity (measured); Units: NTU; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: optode; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Hourly samples from optical sensor; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flag applied.
  • Data Type: CHLOROPHYLL (measured); Units: microgram/liter; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: optode; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Hourly samples from optical sensor; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flag applied.
  • Data Type: RELATIVE HUMIDITY (measured); Units: percent; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Humidity Sensor; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute averages; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
  • Data Type: pH (measured); Units: 1; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI 6600 sonde; Sampling and Analyzing Method: 10 minute averages; Data Quality Information: QARTOD primary flags applied.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • anemometer
  • barometric pressure sensor
  • conductivity sensor
  • GPS
  • humidity sensor
  • temperature sensor
  • thermometer
Platform
  • CBIBS Buoys
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