Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Monterey Bay 2003

Pt. Sur Towfish Daily Tracks

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Pt. Sur Towfish Plots

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Measured Parameters Description Units
time Time decimal year
lat  Latitude degrees north (+N/-S)
lon Longitude degrees east (+E/-W)
depth Depth below ocean surface of measurement meter (m)
temperature Water temperature degrees Celsius (° C)
salinity Salinity Practical salinity units (psu)
NO3 Nitrate micromole/kilogram (µmol/kg)
ChlFluor Chlorophyll Fluorescence voltage (V)  
obs Optical backscatter voltage (V)
cdom Color dissolved organic matter  fluorescence voltage (V)
dtime decimal day of the year  
time1 Separate time for the rest of  variables decimal year
lat1 Separate latitude for the rest of variables degress north (+N/-S)
lon1 Separate longitude for the rest of variables degrees east (+E/-W)
biolum Bioluminescence photons/second
temp1* Chamber temperature degrees Celsius (° C)
flow* Chamber flow milliliters/second (ml/s) 
humid* percent humidity of the photomultiplier tube ont he biolum sensor percent (%)
pump* rotations per minute, references the impeller pump of the biolum sensor rotations per minute

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