Water temperature collected at multiple depths from a mooring in southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes region from 1990-06-08 to 2018-08-07 (NCEI Accession 0190726)

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Water temperature data was collected at multiple depths on a single mooring in the southern basin of Lake Michigan from June 1990 through August 2018. Vertical temperatures were collected every three hours from 1990-1995 and hourly since the summer of 1995. In 1990, thermistors were located at 11 depths, by 2018 temperatures were collected at 18 depths; maximum depth of this mooring location was 155 m. The brands of thermistors used have changed over the years, but all have an accuracy of ±0.05 °C or better. The temperature measurements were collected as continuously as possible during this time period, note there are some breaks in the temporal collection for maintaining equipment annually or due to loss of equipment. Each netCDF file contains the data for a single mooring deployment since thermistor depths vary between deployments.
  • Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (2019). Water temperature collected at multiple depths from a mooring in southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes region from 1990-06-08 to 2018-08-07 (NCEI Accession 0190726). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0190726. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1990-06-08 to 2018-08-07
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 43
S: 42
E: -86.5
W: -87.5
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2019-06-25
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
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: 5Y8DLU
Purpose These temperature data were collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (NOAA-GLERL). Temperature measurements collected at high resolution in both time and vertical space are critical to 1) assess inter-annual variability of the thermal structure of the Great Lakes; 2) test three-dimensional model parameterization; 3) understand vertical mixing processes; and 4) to aid in interpreting biological and other environmental data.
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (2019). Water temperature collected at multiple depths from a mooring in southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes region from 1990-06-08 to 2018-08-07 (NCEI Accession 0190726). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0190726. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
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Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; OAR; Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory - GLERL)
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • 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/OAR/GLERL > Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • MOORINGS
SeaDataNet Ship and Platform Codes
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • THERMISTORS
Submitter Instrument
  • R.B. Brancker TR 1000
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > GREAT LAKES, CANADA
  • CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > GREAT LAKES
Submitter Place
  • Lake Michigan
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (2019). Water temperature collected at multiple depths from a mooring in southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes region from 1990-06-08 to 2018-08-07 (NCEI Accession 0190726). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0190726. Accessed [date].
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Processing Steps
  • 2019-06-25T21:26:21Z - NCEI Accession 0190726 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: WATER TEMPERATURE (measured); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: R.B. Brancker TR 1000; Sampling and Analyzing Method: In situ sensor.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • thermistor
Platform
  • MOORINGS
Last Modified: 2019-07-08T18:43:52Z
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