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Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California (ver. 2.0, September 2019), DL137HVBrbr-s
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=2,netcdf=4.7.4,hdf5=1.10.6
attribute NC_GLOBAL atmospheric_pressure_correction_file String C:\DEL15\DL137/met_data/
attribute NC_GLOBAL atmospheric_pressure_correction_method String Time Series
attribute NC_GLOBAL basefilename String 085501_DL137HVB02
attribute NC_GLOBAL burst_interval String 600
attribute NC_GLOBAL burst_length double 129.024
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL CollaboratingAgency String NRP, CA WSC
attribute NC_GLOBAL COMPOSITE String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creation_date String 09-Aug-2019 14:29:24
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL CruiseID String 2017-664-FA
attribute NC_GLOBAL datasetID String DL137HVBrbr-s
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2019-08-09T14:29:24Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Deployment_date String 28-JUL-2017 16:05
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPTION String Delta coffee table
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -121.66218
attribute NC_GLOBAL elevation_note String Elevation of site relative to the NAVD88 geodetic datum.
attribute NC_GLOBAL elevation_source String model available at
attribute NC_GLOBAL elevation_units String meters
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String DL137
attribute NC_GLOBAL experiment_id String DL137
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL FILL_FLAG double 1.0E35
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 38.29517
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 38.29517
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -121.66218
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -121.66218
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 0.8718854445352692
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 0.8718854445352692
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Imported from ScienceBase data release and converted to CF using process_F73R0R07.ipynb;
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String DL137HVBrbr-s
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL initial_instrument_height double 0.355
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String RBRduet
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_manufacturer String RBR
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_number String DL137HVB02
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String burst, california, coastal, data, delta, depth, dev, dl137hvbrbr, dl137hvbrbr-s, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Pressure > Water Pressure, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature, feature, feature_type_instance, geological, geology, holland, identifier, instance, island, joaquin, latitude, liberty, little, longitude, marine, measurement, number, ocean, oceanography, oceans, P_1, press, pressure, program, sacramento, sacramento-san, san, science, SDP_850, sea, sea_water_pressure, sea_water_temperature, seawater, sediment, sediment transport, sensor, stand, states, statistics, survey, suspended, suspended-sediment, T_28, temperature, time, tract, type, united, usgs, water, wave, wind, wind-wave
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude double 38.29517
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL longitude double -121.66218
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation double 13.54
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadatafile_author String J Ferreira, USGS - Santa Cruz
attribute NC_GLOBAL mode String WAVE
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING String DL137HVB
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.usgs.cmgp
attribute NC_GLOBAL NAVD88_elevation_ref double 0.14
attribute NC_GLOBAL ncFilename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 38.29517
attribute NC_GLOBAL number_of_bursts double 9689.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL OFAFunding String USBR
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_type String Tripod
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL program String Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String CMG_Portal
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Recovery_date String 03-OCT-2017 22:59
attribute NC_GLOBAL Region String Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
attribute NC_GLOBAL sample_interval String 0.063
attribute NC_GLOBAL samples_per_burst double 2048.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL SciPi String Jessica Lacy
attribute NC_GLOBAL serial_number String 85501
attribute NC_GLOBAL Site String HVB
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 38.29517
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v66
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, depth, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Wind-wave and suspended-sediment data from Liberty Island and Little Holland Tract, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California (ver. 2.0, September 2019) - DL137HVBrbr-s. Data were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey (United States Geological Survey (USGS)) Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center to investigate the influence of wind waves on sediment dynamics in two flooded agricultural tracts in the northern Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Little Holland Tract and Liberty Island. This effort is part of a large interdisciplinary study led by the USGS California Water Science Center and funded by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to investigate how shallow-water habitats in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta function and whether they provide good habitat for native fish species, including the Delta smelt. Elevated turbidity is a requirement for Delta smelt habitat, and turbidity is largely comprised of suspended sediment. Wind waves develop in large open-water regions with large fetch, and can increase turbidity by mobilizing bottom sediments.

Data were collected from several sites in Little Holland Tract (LHT) and Liberty Island (LI), including the Liberty Island Conservation Bank (LICB), from 2015 to 2017. Table 1 (below) lists the deployment name (DLXXX) and dates for each sampling station location. Station names starting with 'H' are in LHT; station names starting with 'L' are in LI, and the station name starting with 'W' is in LICB. At stations with a 'W' as the second character of the station name, we collected water-level, wind-wave, and turbidity time-series data. At stations with a 'V' as the second character of the station name, we collected water-level, wind-wave, and turbidity, as well as velocity time-series data. The turbidity sensors were calibrated to suspended-sediment concentration measured in water samples collected on site (tables 2a,b) for LHT and LI. Details on instrumentation and sampling are included on the individual pages for each station (see links below). Data were sequentially added to this data release as they were retrieved and post-processed.
attribute NC_GLOBAL temperature_constant String 15 deg C
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P67DT6H40M0S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2017-10-03T22:50:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String P0DT0H10M0S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2017-07-28T16:10:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Wind-wave and suspended-sediment data from Liberty Island and Little Holland Tract, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California (ver. 2.0, September 2019), DL137HVBrbr-s
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH double 1.2268854445352693
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_SOURCE String Mean Pressure Data corrected for Atmospheric Pressure
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_MASS String Little Holland Tract
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -121.66218
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.5012582E9, 1.507071E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String proleptic_gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String time of measurement
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 latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 38.29517, 38.29517
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude epic_code double 500.0
attribute latitude FORTRAN_format String F10.4
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String sensor latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude type String EVEN
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -121.66218, -121.66218
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude epic_code double 502.0
attribute longitude FORTRAN_format String F10.4
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String sensor longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude type String EVEN
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable depth   double  
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth actual_range double 0.8718854445352692, 0.8718854445352692
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute depth colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute depth colorBarPalette String TopographyDepth
attribute depth epic_code double 3.0
attribute depth initial_sensor_height double 0.355
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String mean water depth
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth source_name String z
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
variable burst   double  
attribute burst _FillValue double 1.0E35
attribute burst actual_range double 164.0, 9852.0
attribute burst colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute burst colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute burst coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute burst generic_name String burst
attribute burst ioos_category String Statistics
attribute burst long_name String Burst Number
attribute burst units String 1
variable P_1   double  
attribute P_1 _FillValue double 1.0E35
attribute P_1 actual_range double 0.1036434793052451, 1.6502393121093832
attribute P_1 colorBarMaximum double 5000.0
attribute P_1 colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute P_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute P_1 epic_code double 1.0
attribute P_1 FORTRAN_format String F10.1
attribute P_1 generic_name String press
attribute P_1 initial_sensor_height double 0.355
attribute P_1 ioos_category String Pressure
attribute P_1 long_name String PRESSURE (DB)
attribute P_1 serial_number String 85501
attribute P_1 standard_name String sea_water_pressure
attribute P_1 type String EVEN
attribute P_1 units String dbar
attribute P_1 valid_range double 0.0, 10000.0
variable SDP_850   double  
attribute SDP_850 _FillValue double 1.0E35
attribute SDP_850 actual_range double 1.8014099450263247E-4, 0.024828099243749964
attribute SDP_850 cell_methods String time: standard_deviation
attribute SDP_850 colorBarMaximum double 5000.0
attribute SDP_850 colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute SDP_850 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute SDP_850 epic_code double 850.0
attribute SDP_850 FORTRAN_format String F10.1
attribute SDP_850 generic_name String pres
attribute SDP_850 initial_sensor_height double 0.355
attribute SDP_850 ioos_category String Pressure
attribute SDP_850 long_name String STAND. DEV. (PRESS)
attribute SDP_850 serial_number String 85501
attribute SDP_850 standard_name String sea_water_pressure
attribute SDP_850 type String EVEN
attribute SDP_850 units String dbar
attribute SDP_850 valid_range double 0.0, 10000.0
variable T_28   double  
attribute T_28 _FillValue double 1.0E35
attribute T_28 actual_range double 15.4411595, 29.2141695
attribute T_28 colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute T_28 colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute T_28 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute T_28 epic_code double 28.0
attribute T_28 FORTRAN_format String F10.2
attribute T_28 generic_name String temp
attribute T_28 initial_sensor_height double 0.355
attribute T_28 ioos_category String Temperature
attribute T_28 long_name String Temperature (C)
attribute T_28 standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute T_28 type String EVEN
attribute T_28 units String degree_C
attribute T_28 valid_range double -100.0, 100.0
variable feature_type_instance   String  
attribute feature_type_instance cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute feature_type_instance coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute feature_type_instance ioos_category String Identifier
attribute feature_type_instance long_name String Feature Type Instance

The information in the table above is also available in other file formats (.csv, .htmlTable, .itx, .json, .jsonlCSV1, .jsonlCSV, .jsonlKVP, .mat, .nc, .nccsv, .tsv, .xhtml) via a RESTful web service.

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