Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.1207.5)

SBC LTER: CTD cross-sections (top 120m) from UNOLS Cruises in the Santa Barbara Channel: LTER07, 2003-05-14 to 2003-05-23

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Temporal, Geographic and/or Taxonomic information that applies to all data in this dataset:

Time Period:
Begin:
2003-05-14
End:
2003-05-23
Geographic Coverage
Geographic Region:
Description: Santa Barbara Channel: Santa Barbara Channel: SBCHAN: The Channel is roughly defined on the north by the coastline of mainland California, USA, on the east by the outlet of the Santa Clara River, on the south by the Santa Barbara Channel Islands, and on the west by Point Arguello.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.6 Southern:   33.9
Western:   -120.8 Eastern:   -119.2
Altitude Minimum: -612 Altitude Maximum: 0
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectA: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectA: from near Pt. Conception, grid station 1 (34.4569,-120.5585 ) approximately SSE to San Miguel Island, grid station 5 (34.1163,-120.3918). This line includes grid stations 1-5.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.4569 Southern:   34.1163
Western:   -120.5585 Eastern:   -120.3918
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectB: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectB from Sam Miguel Island, grid station 5 (34.1163,-120.3918) approximately NNE to mid-channel near platform Heritage, grid station 8 (34.4065,-120.2308), continuing approximately NE to Arroyo Hondo Reef, grid station 9 (34.4632,-120.1216) .This line includes grid stations 5-9.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.4632 Southern:   34.1163
Western:   -120.3918 Eastern:   -120.1216
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectC: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectC from Arroyo Hondo Reef, grid station 9 (34.4632,-120.1216) approximately S to Santa Rosa Island, grid station 10 (34.05828,-120.10035 )
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.4632 Southern:   34.05828333
Western:   -120.1216 Eastern:   -120.10035
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectD: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectD from Santa Rosa Island, grid station 10 (34.05828,-120.10035) approximately NNE to Naples Reef, grid station 14 (34.4097,-119.951 ). This line includes grid stations 10-14
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.05828 Southern:   34.4097
Western:   -120.10035 Eastern:   -119.951
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectE1: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectE1 from Naples reef, grid station 14 (34.4097,-119.951) approximately SSE to mid-channel near the East Santa Barbara Weather Buoy, grid station 15 (34.2491,-119.9069) continuing approximately SSE to Santa Cruz Island, grid station 16 (34.0665,-119.79). This line includes grid stations 14-16.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.4097 Southern:   34.0665
Western:   -119.951 Eastern:   -119.79
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectF: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectF from Santa Cruz Island, grid station 16 approximately NE ( 34.0665,-119.79) to Carpinteria reef, grid station 20 (34.3766,-119.5448). This line includes grid stations 16-20.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.3766 Southern:   34.0665
Western:   -119.79 Eastern:   -119.5448
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectG: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectG from Carpinteria reef (34.3766,-119.5448), grid station 20 approximately SSE to Anacapa Island (34.0256,-119.4394). grid station 21
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.3766 Southern:   34.0256
Western:   -119.5448 Eastern:   -119.4394
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectH: Santa Barbara Channel offshore transect cruiseTransectH from Anacapa Island, grid station 21 approximately NE (34.0256,-119.4394) to the mouth of the Santa Clara River, grid station 25 (34.2255,-119.2803). This line includes grid stations 21-25.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.2255 Southern:   34.0256
Western:   -119.4394 Eastern:   -119.2803
Geographic Region:
Description: cruiseTransectS: Santa Barbara Channel along-shore transect cruiseTransect S from the mouth of the Ventura River to Pt. Conception, along the 20 meter isobath. Waypoints follow.
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.4506 Southern:   34.2223
Western:   -120.5508 Eastern:   -119.286
G-Ploygon(Outer Ring): (GRing)  Latitude: , Longitude:

Temporal, Geographic and/or Taxonomic information that applies to Data Table: LTER07_Towed_CTD.txt

Time Period:
Begin:
2003-05-15
End:
2003-05-22
Geographic Region:
Description: geocov_ctdtransects.ds1207.e2: Data table bounding box coordinates
Bounding Coordinates:
Northern:   34.4607 Southern:   34.0311
Western:   -120.5596 Eastern:   -119.2877
Altitude Minimum: -104 Altitude Maximum: -0.42