Phytoplankton cell count, temperature and salinity data from Texas coastal waters, 1996-2002 (NCEI Accession 0000669)


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            title:  Phytoplankton cell count, temperature and salinity data from Texas coastal waters, 1996-2002 (NCEI Accession 0000669)
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        abstract:  This data set was created to accommodate a wide range of data on the phytoplankton Karenia brevis. It is designed to efficiently capture core information, yet have the capacity to expand and capture related sampling information if it is available. The data may be useful for studying red tide bloom events along the Texas coastline. The minimum parameters required in order for a sample record to be entered into the database are a K. brevis count (in cells per liter), the date when the water sample was collected, a description of where the water sample was taken, and the salinity and water temperature at this point.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: Tester, Patricia A; Texas State Department of Health (2010). Phytoplankton cell count, temperature and salinity data from Texas coastal waters, 1996-2002 (NCEI Accession 0000669). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000669. Accessed [date].
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        supplementalInformation:  The title provided by the originator for this data set is "Texas Cell Count Data". It was modified by NODC to "Phytoplankton cell count, temperature and salinity data from Texas coastal waters, 1996-2002 (NODC Accession 0000669)" to conform to NODC guidelines for accessioned data titles. Commercial software from MicroSoft Corp. (MS Excel) and WordPerfect Corp. are required to read the original data files in data/0-data/ directories.
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0000669 v1.1 was published.
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                  DateTime:  2010-12-16T16:24:42Z
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                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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            description:  any type of water bottle sampling device Generic name for water collection device; usually used to determine temperature, salinity and provide water aliquots for measurement of a wide range of parameters; often referred to by a specific type of water sampling bottle, such as a Nansen or Niskin bottle.
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            description:  electronic temperature sensor thermally sensitive resistor