Physical, chemical, and biological data collected in Mobile Bay, Alabama in May 1989-December 1999 (NODC Accession 0116496)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This dataset contains physical, chemical, and biological data collected during ten years of near-monthly shipboard surveys carried out in Mobile Bay between May 1989 and December 1999. Station locations ranged from the Mobile River delta to the mouth of Mobile Bay, from Bon Secour to the eastern part of Mississippi Sound, and outside Mobile Bay in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Hydrographic profiles and water samples were collected at each station.

Purpose: To examine the effects of river discharge, suspended sediment dynamics, and nutrient inputs on phytoplankton production in the Mobile Bay ecosystem.

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Metadata Date March 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) February 21, 2014 (publication), September 28, 2015 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) February 21, 2014 (publication), September 28, 2015 (revision)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Pennock, J. (2014). Physical, chemical, and biological data collected in Mobile Bay, Alabama in May 1989-December 1999 (NODC Accession 0116496). Version 2.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date], 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.
Bbox East Long -87.709
Bbox North Lat 30.643
Bbox South Lat 30.043
Bbox West Long -88.975
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0116496
Harvest Object Id 9429c96e-fefe-4b11-a828-a078bb33e521
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1989-05-25
Temporal Extent End 1999-12-08

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