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Owasco Lake
Water Quality Buoy


Data

Water Quality

Water quality profiles are taken twice daily.

Start Date: calendar
Choose the date range for which you want to retrieve data.
Data is available seasonally from 5/14/2014.
End Date: calendar
Fields:
water temperature (°C)    turbidity+ (NTU/FNU)
specific conductance (uS/cm)    chlorophyll (ug/L)
optical dissolved oxygen (mg/L)    blue-green algae, BGA-PC (ug/L)
optical dissolved oxygen (% saturation)     
Choose the data fields you want to retrieve.(more information)
In addition to the fields checked, the date, time, and depth (in meters) will be reported for each reading.
Output Format:
view on screen    CSV file
View on screen returns the results formatted as a table for convenient on-screen viewing.
Choose CSV file and then use your browser's "Save As" feature to save the data in a format suitable for importing into Excel or other programs.
 

Meteorology

Start Date: calendar
Choose the date range for which you want to retrieve data.
Data is available seasonally from 5/14/2014.
End Date: calendar
Fields:
air temperature (°C)    wind speed (m/s)
relative humidity (%)    wind direction (°)
barometric pressure (mbars)    wind direction (N/S/E/W)
light intensity (watts/m2)     
Choose the data fields you want to retrieve. (Wind direction is only available for periodic readings.)
In addition to those checked, the date and time (periodic readings only) will be reported for each reading.
Reading Type:
periodic readings
daily minimum, maximum, and average
Periodic readings are recorded multiple times day, and are the average of multiple readings taken over the sampling interval. (more information)
Daily average, daily minimum, and daily maximum are recorded once per day. (more information)
Output Format:
view on screen    CSV file
View on screen returns the results formatted as a table for convenient on-screen viewing.
Choose CSV file and then use your browser's "Save As" feature to save the data in a format suitable for importing into Excel or other programs.
 
All data is provisional unless otherwise indicated.
Questions? Comments? Contact bridgeman@hws.edu (website) or halfman@hws.edu (buoy and data).