Water temperature data from reef sites off the upper Florida Keys from 2003-09-18 to 2016-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0126994)

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Temperature loggers were deployed at various monitoring sites off the upper Florida Keys where other ecological studies were underway, most focused on aspects of Acropora spp. status or ecology. Hobo Pendant loggers were secured to the substrate at a site and were programmed to record temperature every thirty minutes. In most cases loggers were exchanged every 3-4 months. Gaps in the data exist where loggers failed or were lost. Data collection began in 2003 and is ongoing at certain sites. The time ranges vary at each site. Sites include fore reef and patch reef sites from as far north as Turtle Rocks to as far south as Little Conch Reef.
  • Cite as: Williams, Dana E.; Miller, Margaret W. (2015). Water temperature data from reef sites off the upper Florida Keys from 2003-09-18 to 2016-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0126994). Version 3.3. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2003-09-18 to 2016-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 25.2807
S: 24.9463
E: -80.21
W: -80.47
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2015-08-10
  • revision: 2017-04-25
Edition 3.3
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
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Loggers were secured to the substrate out of direct sunlight but in an area with adequate water flow and were set to record the ambient water temperature at 30 minute intervals. In most cases loggers were exchanged every 3-4 months. Gaps in the data exist where loggers failed or were lost. Data collection began in 2003 and is ongoing at certain sites. The time ranges vary at each site.

Water temperature loggers were deployed at various reef sites off the upper Florida Keys where Acropora spp related research activities (monitoring or experiments) were conducted. The loggers were one of two types: either Stowaway TidbiT (model: TBI32-20+50; Range -20°C to 50°C; Accuracy: ± 0.5°C from 0° to 50°C; Resolution: 0.02°C at 25°C ) or HOBO Pendant (UA-001-64; Range: -20° to 70°C; Accuracy: ± 0.53°C from 0° to 50°C; Resolution: 0.14°C at 25°C)- both made by Onset Computer Corporation. Loggers were secured to the substrate out of direct sunlight but in an area with adequate water flow and were set to record the ambient water temperature at 30 minute intervals.

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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Williams, Dana E.; Miller, Margaret W. (2015). Water temperature data from reef sites off the upper Florida Keys from 2003-09-18 to 2016-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0126994). Version 3.3. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Williams, Dana E.
  • Miller, Margaret W.
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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 > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
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/NMFS/SEFSC > Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • TEMPERATURE SENSORS
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
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Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Williams, Dana E.; Miller, Margaret W. (2015). Water temperature data from reef sites off the upper Florida Keys from 2003-09-18 to 2016-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0126994). Version 3.3. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2015-08-10T13:51:27 - NCEI Accession 0126994 v1.1 was published.
  • 2016-02-16T16:05:31 - NCEI Accession 0126994 was revised and v2.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
  • 2017-04-25T14:06:41 - NCEI Accession 0126994 was revised and v3.3 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
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  • Temperature Sensors
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