Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.2001.15)

SBC LTER: Ocean: Ocean Currents and Biogeochemistry: Moored CTD and ADCP data from Arroyo Quemado, Site AQM

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.2001.15 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/b33b99531b3210d17d9844706ba929d0
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.2001

ADCP (Currents), CTD (Hydrography) and Optics (Fluorescence, Beam Attenuation, and Volume Scattering Function) data were collected year-round on the reef at Arroyo Quemado in the Santa Barbara Channel. The data contained here is for sampling site AQM, occupied for ~3 years, until kelp cover increased and obstucted flow to the reef. The mooring was moved about 200m to the SE in November 2004 to a new site named ARQ (data in package id knb-lter-sbc.2005). Data have been interpolated to a 20 min interval. ADCP data are orgainized into 1-meter bins, measured as height from the bottom, to a maximum of 16 bins. All bins may not be filled,and in some cases, data from bins technically above the surface are included. VSF data are available at angles, 100, 125 and 150 degrees. CTD parameters include Pressure, Temperature, Conductivity, Salinity, Density and Fluorescence. The CTD array is located approximately 4.5 meters from the surface, and there are additional temperature thermistors near the CTD array, at the bottom, and mid way between these two.

Short Name: Mooring AQ inactive - AQM
Publication Date: 2010-11-18
Language: english
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Detailed Data Description and Download:
Mooring, Arroyo Quemado, AQM
Moored data from Arroyo Quemado (station = AQM) CTD, ADCP, VSF, 3 tidbits (2001-2004)
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Washburn, Libe 
Associate: Gotschalk, Chris (Data analyst)
Associate: Salazar, David (Technician)

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Washburn, L. . 2010. SBC LTER: Ocean: Ocean Currents and Biogeochemistry: Moored CTD and ADCP data from Arroyo Quemado, Site AQM. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/b33b99531b3210d17d9844706ba929d0

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER, Santa Barbara Coastal
moorings, Ocean_biogeochemistry
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places Arroyo Quemado
Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity Temperature
GCMD v6. Earth Science: Oceans Ocean Currents, Salinity
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) v6. Conductivity, Density, Fluorescence, Pressure, Scattering, Water Temperature

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