Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.2008.8)

SBCLTER: Ocean: Currents and Biogeochemistry: Moored CTD and ADCP Data at Alegria (ALE), ongoing since 1999

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.2008.8 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/666c14e301a88cccb5bc1c5e16ff11b6
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.2008
Abstract:

ADCP (Currents), CTD (Hydrography) and Optics data (Fluorescence, Beam Attenuation and Volume Scattering Function) were collected at Alegria in the Santa Barbara Channel (site ID: ALE). Data have been interpolated to a 20 minute interval. ADCP data are binned at a 1.0 meter interval, 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: Moored CTD and ADCP: ALE
Publication Date: 2015
Language: english
Time Period:
Begin:
1999-01-01
End:
2015-12-31
Detailed Data Description and Download:
Moored CTD and ADCP at Alegria Reef ALE
Moored ADCP, CTD and optics data from Alegria (station = ALE), 1999-01-01 - 2015-12-31
People and Organizations:
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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. . 2015. SBCLTER: Ocean: Currents and Biogeochemistry: Moored CTD and ADCP Data at Alegria (ALE), ongoing since 1999. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/666c14e301a88cccb5bc1c5e16ff11b6

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER, Santa Barbara Coastal
moorings, Ocean_biogeochemistry
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Habitats Nearshore Ocean, Reef
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Measurement Types Biogeochemistry, Community Structure, Physical Oceanography
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places ALE, Alegria
Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity Temperature
GCMD v6.0.0.0.0 Earth Science: Oceans Conductivity, Density, Fluorescence, Ocean Currents, Potential Density, Pressure, Salinity, Scattering, Water Temperature

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