Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.6004.1)

SBC LTER: Ocean: Time-series: Mid-water SeaFET and CO2 system chemistry at Santa Barbara Harbor/Stearns Wharf (SBH), ongoing since 2012-09-15

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These methods, instrumentation and/or protocols apply to all data in this dataset:

Protocols and/or Procedures

Sensor deployment

SeaFET sensors are deployed at SBC LTER instrument moorings, usually with several other instruments: ADCP, Seabird CTD thermistors, Oxygen. Deployment details are maintained internally, contact for more information.

Data processing

Individual sensor deployments are corrected using field-collected benchmark samples (available in another dataset, see This dataset uses the CO2calc program, and inputs and outputs are included. See protocol documents for more information.

Author: Hoffman, Washburn labs
Title: SBC LTER pH time-series: Instrumentation and Protocols for deployment and data processing
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Author: Rivest, E. B, M. C. O'Brien, C. C. Gotschalk, L. Kapsenberg, M. Gastil-Buhl, C. A. Blanchette, and G. E. Hofmann
Title: Beyond the benchtop and the benthos: use of Durafet-based pH sensors as a case study for dataset management planning and design for time series of ocean carbonate chemistry.
Data are Offline:
Medium: manuscript in prep
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Author: USGS
Title: Robbins, L.L., Hansen, M.E., Kleypas, J.A., and Meylan, S.C., 2010, CO2calc: A user-friendly seawater carbon calculator for Windows, Max OS X, and iOS (iPhone): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1280, 17 pp.
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Instrument(s): SeaFET Ocean Ph Meter (Satlantic)