EST-PR-PlanktonChemTax_csv

Plum Island LTER phytoplankton identification using HPLC and Chem Taxonomy along transects in the Plum Island Sound estuary, Massachusetts

Variables
DATE
  • Label: DATE
  • Definition: date of sampling (YYYY-MM-DD)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: YYYY-MM-DD
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Site
  • Label: Site
  • Definition: name of site sampled
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Latitude
  • Label: Latitude
  • Definition: latitude of the sampling site (decimal degrees)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: degree
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Longitude
  • Label: Longitude
  • Definition: longitude of the sampling site (decimal degrees)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: degree
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Distance
  • Label: Distance
  • Definition: distance upstream from the mouth of the estuary
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: kilometer
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
SampleName
  • Label: SampleName
  • Definition: water sample identification name
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SubsampleName
  • Label: SubsampleName
  • Definition: ChemTax associated subsample of water sample
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
BottleName
  • Label: BottleName
  • Definition: Sampling bottle name
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SampleType
  • Label: SampleType
  • Definition: either whole water or < 20 um size fraction
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Volume
  • Label: Volume
  • Definition: total volume of water filtered for analysis
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: milliliter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
TEMP
  • Label: TEMP
  • Definition: temperature (oC)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Salinity
  • Label: Salinity
  • Definition: salinity (ppt)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: partPerThousand
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
TotalChlA
  • Label: TotalChlA
  • Definition: Total chlorophyll a
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
DiatomsandChrysophytes
  • Label: DiatomsandChrysophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with diatoms and chrysophytes; for PIE, largely diatoms
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Cryptophytes
  • Label: Cryptophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with cryptophytes
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Chlorophytes
  • Label: Chlorophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with chlorophytes
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Dinoflagellates
  • Label: Dinoflagellates
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with dinoflagellates
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Euglenophytes
  • Label: Euglenophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with euglenophytes
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Prasinophytes
  • Label: Prasinophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with prasinophytes
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Haptophytes
  • Label: Haptophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with haptophytes
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Prymnesiophytes
  • Label: Prymnesiophytes
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with prymnesiophytes
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Cyanobacteria
  • Label: Cyanobacteria
  • Definition: Chlorophyll a concentration associated with cyanobacteria
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = missing
Comments
  • Label: Comments
  • Definition: Comments or notes about specific samples or values
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

Header lines: 

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Orientation: 

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Field delimiter: 

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Record delimiter: 

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Number of records: 

613