Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.32.12)

SBC LTER: Reference: Sea-aurface water temperature, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 1955 to present, ongoing

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.32.12 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/ba67439ac372ec12610488bc115a4b4e
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.32

The SBC-LTER has access to data on seawater temperature collected at Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA, USA through the Scripps Insitution of Oceanography Manual Shore Stations program. Each morning, Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol personnel record the surface water temperature from their boat dock at the west end of the harbor. The harbor enjoys good tidal circulation and the sample is taken before the sun can exert a warming effect, so these temperatures are believed to be representative of the coastal waters. Data have been collected daily since 1955. The SIO Manual Shore Stations program provides data and information about this shore station. For further information, please visit the SIO Manual Shore Stations website at Please note: manual shore station data is updated periodically, not continuously.

Short Name: SB harbor water temperature
Publication Date: 2010-06-14
Language: english
Time Period:
Detailed Data Description and Download:
Daily water temperature, SB Manual ShoreStation 1955-ongoing
Daily water temperature at the Santa Barbara Harbor, processed by SCCOOS.
People and Organizations:
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Washburn, Libe 
Organization Shore Stations Program

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Washburn, L. . 2010. SBC LTER: Reference: Sea-aurface water temperature, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 1955 to present, ongoing. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/ba67439ac372ec12610488bc115a4b4e

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER, Santa Barbara Coastal
LTER, Marine, Nearshore, Ocean, Santa Barbara Coastal, Sea surface temperature, Shore Station, Water temperature

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