Plum Island Ecosystems LTER Database

Acceptance and utilization of LTER data requires that:

(1) The Principal Investigator be sent a notice stating reasons for acquiring any data and a description of the publication intentions.
(2) The Principal Investigator of the data set be sent a copy of the report or manuscript prior to submission and be adequately cited in any resultant publications.
(3) A copy of any resultant publications should be sent to:

Principal Investigator
Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

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Dataset ID:HTL-PR-Isotope.01
Dataset Title:Stable isotope (carbon, nitrogen and sulfur) data for primary producers and consumer organisms in the Plum Island Sound Estuary.
Investigator 1: 
First Name:Linda
Last Name:Deegan
Address line 1:Ecosystems Center
Address line 2:MBL
Address line 3:7 MBL St
City:Woods Hole
State:MA
Zip Code:02543
Country:USA
Associate Investigators:Charles Hopkinson, Hap Garritt
Keywords:LTER, PIE, Plum Island Ecosystems, Massachusetts, stable isotope, nitrogen, carbon, sulfur, food web, trophic, fish, invertebrates, organic, particulate, marsh, vegetation
Abstract:
Contact: Plum Island Ecosystems LTER Information Manager
The Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Lab
7 MBL St
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Phone (508) 289 7485
Email: pie_im@mbl.edu
Online URL: http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/PIE/
DATA FILE INFORMATION:
Data File URL http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/PIE/data/HTL/data/HTL-PR-Isotope.dat
Data File Name HTL-PR-Isotope
Beginning Date 6/15/1993
End Date 6/16/1994
Number of Data Records 82
Other Files to Reference
Availability Status Type 1
Quality Control Information
Maintenance Description
Log of Changes:
 
RESEARCH LOCATION: Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Site 4 Site 5 Site 6 Site 7 Site 8 Site 9 Site 10 Site 11 Site 12 Site 13 Site 14 Site 15 Site 16 Site 17 Site 18 Site 19 Site 20 Site 21 Site 22  
Geographic Description EST-PR-0 EST-PR-10 EST-PR-23 Rt1A EST-PR-6 EST-RO-RH EST-SO-28 Rowley HTL-PR-16 HTL-PR-18 HTL-PR-19 HTL-PR-19 HTL-PR-20 HTL-PR-21 HTL-PR-21.5 HTL-PR-24 HTL-RO-7(Rowley) HTL-SO-1(Little Neck) HTL-SO-10(Offshore) HTL-SO-11 HTL-SO-2(Bluff) HTL-SO-3(Knob) HTL-SO-4(Nelson Island) HTL-SO-5(Sub Headquarters)  
Location Bounding Box                                              
West Bounding Coordinate                                              
East Bounding Coordinate                                              
North Bounding Coordinate                                              
South Bounding Coordinate                                              
OR if single point location                                              
Latitude 42.75085508 42.75484502 42.76241138 42.74829383 42.72517443 42.72578704 42.76081412 42.76353793 42.75692394 42.75692394 42.75262433 42.75263608 42.75236466 42.74972247 42.72584126 42.70161801 42.70544185 42.70516169 42.70634998 42.73139029 42.74691643 42.75594527  
Longitude -70.92796269 -70.91250557 -70.84765737 -70.91495895 -70.85490298 -70.81191035 -70.86197714 -70.8862495 -70.90359836 -70.90359836 -70.9125256 -70.91949172 -70.92408462 -70.92909587 -70.85434584 -70.79174444 -70.74185558 -70.79048883 -70.78615651 -70.79906604 -70.8210343 -70.81184907  
Elevation                                              
                                               
                                               
 
TAXONOMIC COVERAGE:
Taxonomic Protocols
Organisms studied
 
Methods:

Data Table

Variable Name Variable Description Units Measurement Scale Code Information Number Type DateTime Format Missing Value Code Missing Value Code Explanation
STATION station sampled   nominal         blank cell
STATE X x coordinates (meters) in MA state plane NAD 83 meter interval   real     blank cell
STATE Y y coordinates (meters) in MA state plane NAD 83 meter interval   real     blank cell
LAT Latitude in NAD 83 geographic coordinates (decimal degrees) degree interval   real     blank cell
LON Longitude in NAD 83 geographic coordinates (decimal degrees) degree interval   real     blank cell
SAL salinity (ppt) partsPerThousand interval   real     blank cell
SITE portion of estuary (upper, mid, lower, sound, offshore)   nominal         blank cell
NAME common name of organism sampled   nominal         blank cell
SCI NAME scientific (Latin) name of organism sampled   nominal         blank cell
15N d15N of sample (per mil), isotope ratio 15N/14N partsPerThousand ratio   real     blank cell
13C d13C of sample (per mil), isotope ratio 13C/12C partsPerThousand ratio   real     blank cell
34S d34S of sample (per mil), isotope ratio 34S/32S partsPerThousand ratio   real     blank cell