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Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System Shore Stations
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
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Surface In-Situ Networks
The CeNCOOS is part of an evolving national framework of integrated coastal observing systems covering all US coastal areas. Ocean observing uses various physical, biological and chemical sensing technologies to add to our knowledge of changing ocean conditions and to enhance coastal management, allowing for more informed decision-making.
CONTACT
Tom Wadsworth
Institution as Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039
831-775-1987
twadswor@ucsc.edu
http://www.cencoos.org
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameCeNCOOS - Shore Stations
CollectiveN/A
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationCentral and Northern California
Number of Stations10
Map of Stationshttp://www.cencoos.org/OceanObs/
CategoryWater quality
Parameters (Most)Water temperature, salinity, turbidity, pH, dissolved oxygen
Paramters (Limited)chlorophyll, depth, nutrients
Archivehttp://www.cencoos.org/sections/data/data_get.shtml
Period of Record2000 - Present (station dependent)
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data SeasonVia Telemetry hourly
Data AvailabilityNear-real time site update about ten minutes into each hour.
Other PurposesWater quality monitoring to insure public safety
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
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REMARKS
CeNCOOS funds large portions or all of the sensors listed in details sections below.
UPDATED ON
23 Sep 2009 16:17