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Biological, physical, and time series data collected from station nss_wqspp_005 by University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and assembled by Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) in the North Pacific Ocean from 2018-09-15 to 2020-01-31 (NCEI Accession 0277770)

Metadata Updated: November 1, 2023

This dataset contains biological, physical, and time series data in netCDF formatted files, which follow the Climate and Forecast metadata convention (CF) and the Attribute Convention for Data Discovery (ACDD). University of Hawai'i at Mānoa collected the data from their in-situ moored station named nss_wqspp_005: PacIOOS Water Quality Sensor Partnership Program 005: Kahala, Oahu, Hawaii, in the North Pacific Ocean. PacIOOS, which assembles data from University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and other sub-regional coastal and ocean observing systems of the U.S. Pacific Islands, submitted the data to NCEI as part of the Integrated Ocean Observing System Data Assembly Centers (IOOS DACs) Data Stewardship Program. Each month, NCEI adds to this dataset the data collected during the previous month.

The nearshore sensors are part of the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) and are designed to measure a variety of ocean parameters at fixed point locations. The PacIOOS Water Quality Sensor Partnership Program (WQSPP) supports scientists and natural resource managers to collect water quality data in order to inform research, conservation, planning, and resource management projects in the U.S. Insular Pacific region. Comprised of a network of "roving" water quality nearshore sensors, the WQSPP provides participating partners with sensors, data management, and technical capacity-building to allow for robust data collection. nss_wqspp_005 was located approximately 100 meters offshore of Waialae Beach Park in Kahala along the west side of Maunalua Bay on the South Shore of Oahu in the State of Hawaii. The sensor package was mounted to the sea floor at approximately 1.5 meters depth. As part of the WQSPP, Malama Maunalua was awarded use of this nearshore sensor to enhance water quality monitoring efforts in Maunalua Bay. Malama Maunalua is a community-based, non-profit stewardship organization committed to conserving and restoring a healthy and productive Maunalua Bay. The sensor collected critical parameters at Waialae Stream mouth and stormwater outlet to assess sediment loads and water input. The data helped to inform ongoing work at Paiko Restoration Area, which is adversely impacted by invasive algae. The sensor also complemented the existing PacIOOS sensor on the eastern side of Maunalua Bay (NSS-010) to improve the understanding of bay-wide, land-based inputs.

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Metadata Date 2023-04-22T08:23:20Z
Metadata Created Date April 28, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) April 21, 2023 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-04-22T08:23:20Z
Metadata Created Date April 28, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) April 21, 2023 (publication)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0277770
Access Constraints Cite as: Potemra, James T.; Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (2023). Biological, physical, and time series data collected from station nss_wqspp_005 by University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and assembled by Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) in the North Pacific Ocean from 2018-09-15 to 2020-01-31 (NCEI Accession 0277770). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0277770. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Temporal Extent Begin 2018-09-15
Temporal Extent End 2020-01-31

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