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Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String The Maryland Department of Natural Resources' continuous monitoring project is made possible with funding provided by The State of Maryland, the United States Environmental Protection Agency Chesapeake Bay Program, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Chesapeake Bay Office and National Estuarine Research Reserve System program, the Dominion Foundation, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Oyster Recovery Partnership, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, and The Nature Conservancy.
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String station_name, latitude, longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String All current and prior years’ continuous monitoring data are available on the \\“Eyes on the Bay\\” website (  Annual Quality Assurance Project Plans and metadata records for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay Shallow Water Quality Monitoring Program can be found using publication type 'Quality Assurance Project Plan' and ‘Metadata’ to search the Monitoring News & Reports page ( of the “Eyes on the Bay” website.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_address String 580 Taylor Avenue
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_city String Annapolis
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_country String USA
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String eyesonthebay.dnr at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String Maryland Department of Natural Resources Tidewater Ecosystem Assessment Division
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Maryland Department of Natural Resources Tidewater Ecosystem Assessment Division
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_phone String 877-620-8367
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_postalcode String 21401
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_sector String gov_state
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_state String MD
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2024-07-19T00:52:46Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2024-07-19T00:52:46Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2024-07-19T00:52:46Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2024-07-19T00:52:46Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -76.597183
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(39.244667 -76.597183)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_vertical_crs String EPSG:4297
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 39.244667
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 39.244667
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -76.597183
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -76.597183
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Created by the RPS harvester from data at '' on 20181103 00:16
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDDNR)
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String chemistry, chla, chlorophyll, chlorophyll-a, concentration, data, density, department, depth, dissolved, dissolved o2, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Oxygen, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > pH, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity, fractional, fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water, identifier, latitude, longitude, maryland, mass, mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water, mddnr, name, natural, O2, observation, ocean, oceans, oxygen, percent, platform, platform_name, practical, relative, reported, resources, salinity, salinity/density, sample_depth, sampling, saturation, scale, science, sea, sea_water_ph_reported_on_total_scale, sea_water_practical_salinity, sea_water_salinity, sea_water_temperature, seawater, sensor, station_name, surface, temperature, time, tolchester, total, u, u'Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity'u'Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Oxygen'u'Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Oxygen'u'Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > pH'u'Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature', water
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String None of the Chesapeake Bay Program partners or any of their employees, contractors, or subcontractors, including the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Tidewater Ecosystem Assessment Division, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or data contained within the web site. Reference to any specific commercial products, processes, or services or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information  and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the Chesapeake Bay Program partners.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Metadata_Conventions String Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String maryland.dnr
attribute NC_GLOBAL nodc_template_version String NODC_NetCDF_TimeSeries_Orthogonal_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 39.244667
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String fixed
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_id String XIE4742
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_name String MDDNR - Masonville_Cove_Pier
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_vocabulary String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String Automated data quality assurance checks performed
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Maryland Department of Natural Resources Shallow Water Monitoring Program. This program includes the continuous monitoring project, as well as water quality mapping of the tidal tributaries of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_address String PO BOX 4610
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_city String Newark
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_country String USA
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String devops at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String MARACOOS
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String MARACOOS
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_phone String (401) 789-6224
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_postalcode String 19715
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_state String DE
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 39.244667
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String At continuous monitoring sites throughout Maryland, water quality is monitored at shallow water sites located in Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Bay tributaries and Maryland Coastal Bay tributaries. YSI (6600 V2 or EXO2) data loggers sample seven environmental parameters: water temperature, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen concentration, oxygen percent saturation, pH, turbidity and fluorescence. Water depth is measured at stations where loggers were deployed at fixed depths. Salinity and chlorophyll are derived from specific conductance and fluorescence, respectively. Each parameter is generally sampled at 15-minute intervals. Most continuous monitoring sites are deployed during the SAV growing season (April-October) with a few sites deployed year-round.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT72000S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2024-07-18T20:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PT900S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2017-04-01T00:00:16Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String MDDNR, Station Masonville Cove Pier
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -76.597183
variable time double
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.491004816E9, 1.7213328E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String time of observation
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable station_id String
attribute station_id ioos_category String Identifier
variable station_name String
attribute station_name cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute station_name ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station_name long_name String station identifier
attribute station_name short_name String Masonville_Cove_Pier
attribute station_name standard_name String platform_name
variable latitude double
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 39.244667, 39.244667
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String station latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
variable longitude double
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -76.597183, -76.597183
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String station longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable depth double
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth actual_range double 1.0, 1.0
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute depth colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute depth colorBarPalette String TopographyDepth
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String depth of the sensor relative to sea surface
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
variable mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water double
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water actual_range double -3.42, 249.93
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water colorBarMaximum double 500.0
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water coordinates String time lat lon
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water ioos_category String Dissolved O2
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water long_name String dissolved oxygen concentration
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water missing_value double -9999.0
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water platform String station_name
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water shortName String DO
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water standard_name String mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water
attribute mass_concentration_of_oxygen_in_sea_water units String mg/L
variable sample_depth double
attribute sample_depth _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute sample_depth actual_range double -15.497, 999.999
attribute sample_depth colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute sample_depth colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute sample_depth colorBarPalette String TopographyDepth
attribute sample_depth coordinates String time lat lon
attribute sample_depth ioos_category String Location
attribute sample_depth long_name String sensor sampling depth
attribute sample_depth missing_value double -9999.0
attribute sample_depth platform String station_name
attribute sample_depth positive String down
attribute sample_depth shortName String sample_depth
attribute sample_depth standard_name String depth
attribute sample_depth units String m
variable sea_water_temperature double
attribute sea_water_temperature _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute sea_water_temperature actual_range double -9.99, 99.99
attribute sea_water_temperature colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sea_water_temperature colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_water_temperature coordinates String time lat lon
attribute sea_water_temperature coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute sea_water_temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature long_name String sea water temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature missing_value double -9999.0
attribute sea_water_temperature platform String station_name
attribute sea_water_temperature shortName String Temp_C
attribute sea_water_temperature standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature units String degree_C
variable sea_water_salinity double
attribute sea_water_salinity _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute sea_water_salinity actual_range double 0.0, 17.8
attribute sea_water_salinity colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute sea_water_salinity colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute sea_water_salinity coordinates String time lat lon
attribute sea_water_salinity coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute sea_water_salinity ioos_category String Salinity
attribute sea_water_salinity long_name String sea water salinity
attribute sea_water_salinity missing_value double -9999.0
attribute sea_water_salinity platform String station_name
attribute sea_water_salinity shortName String Salinity
attribute sea_water_salinity standard_name String sea_water_practical_salinity
variable fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water double
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water actual_range double -100000.0, 999.9
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water coordinates String time lat lon
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water ioos_category String Dissolved O2
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water long_name String dissolved oxygen percent
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water missing_value double -9999.0
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water platform String station_name
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water shortName String DO_pctSat
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water standard_name String fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water
attribute fractional_saturation_of_oxygen_in_sea_water units String percent

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