Quality controlled water, sediment, tissue, and tar/oil chemistry analyses from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill event in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010-04 to 2011-06, sourced from NOAA's Query Manager data management system (NODC Accession 0108924)

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This collection includes 4 data files (one each for water, sediment, tissue, and tar/oil analyses) containing data from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill Event Response Phase. These data are the work of Federal agencies, state environmental management agencies and BP and its contractors. This dataset represents the culmination of a quality-control process overseen by NOAA and involving each individual data provider. These data were originally uploaded by the data providers into the EPA Scribe data management system (see Scribe Database Collection, this page), and later transferred to NOAA's Query Manager system for final evaluation by NOAA. The files in this collection are extractions from Query Manager. This dataset is considered to supersede the Scribe Database Collection.
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Office of Response and Restoration (2013). Quality controlled water, sediment, tissue, and tar/oil chemistry analyses from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill event in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010-04 to 2011-06, sourced from NOAA's Query Manager data management system (NODC Accession 0108924). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Time Period 2010-04-30 to 2011-03-16
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30.6927
S: 24.4567
E: -80.0286
W: -97.212
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Quality controlled water, sediment, tissue, and tar/oil chemistry analyses from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill event in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010-04 to 2011-06, sourced from NOAA's Query Manager data management system (NODC Accession 0108924)
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2013-11-15
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose The Subsurface Monitoring Unit (SMU) consisted of government, academic and private researchers and support staff tasked with the detection, monitoring, sampling and assessment of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (MC252 incident) in the Gulf of Mexico.
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS > SEDIMENT CHEMISTRY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > HYDROCARBONS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PH
Originator Theme Keywords
  • Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM)
  • Alabama EnviroChem Inc. (ALECI)
  • BP
  • British Petroleum
  • Brooks McCall
  • Bunny Bordelon
  • Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health LLC (CTEH)
  • DWH
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 (R04)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 (R06)
  • Environmental Standards, Inc. (ESI)
  • Ferrel
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FLDEP)
  • Gordon Gunter
  • Gyre
  • Henry Bigelow
  • Hesco Basket
  • Jack Fitz
  • MC252
  • Mississippi Canyon
  • Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MSDEQ)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R)
  • National Park Service (NPS)
  • Ocean Veritas
  • Pisces
  • Ryan Chouest
  • TPH
  • US Geological Survey (USGS)
  • VOA
  • VOC
  • Walton Smith
  • Wes Bordelon
  • analytical chemistry
  • chemical analysis
  • dispersant
  • environmental samples
  • hydrocarbon
  • laboratory analysis
  • laboratory results
  • marsh
  • nearshore
  • oil fingerprinting
  • oil samples
  • oil spill
  • percent moisture
  • sediment samples
  • semivolatile organic compound
  • sentinal snare
  • tar samples
  • tissue samples
  • top kill mud
  • total petroleum hydrocarbons
  • volatile organic analysis
  • volatile organic compound
  • waste sampling
  • water samples
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NOS/ORR > Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOI/NPS > National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • DOI/USGS > U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS > SUBMARINE
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Corers > SEDIMENT CORERS
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Samplers > Bottles/Flasks/Jars > NISKIN BOTTLES
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Gulf Coast
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Texas
Marine Ecoregions of the World
  • Northern Gulf of Mexico
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Office of Response and Restoration (2013). Quality controlled water, sediment, tissue, and tar/oil chemistry analyses from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill event in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010-04 to 2011-06, sourced from NOAA's Query Manager data management system (NODC Accession 0108924). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
Access Constraints
  • 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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Processing Steps
  • 2013-11-15T15:54:41 - NCEI Accession 0108924 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - 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.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • laboratory analysis
  • Niskin bottle
  • sediment sampler - corer
Platform
  • Brooks McCall
  • BUNNY BORDELON
  • Ferrel
  • GORDON GUNTER
  • GYRE
  • HENRY B. BIGELOW
  • JACK FITZ
  • OCEAN VERITAS
  • PISCES V
  • RYAN CHOUEST
  • Wes Bordelon
Last Modified: 2018-02-12T14:19:01
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