Lakes Blue Box data : Daily Averages for Stage, Ablation, Surface PAR, Underwater PAR

Summary

Abstract: 

These are the daily stats derived from the continuous stage (lake level), ice surface ablation, surface PAR and underwater PAR for Lake Fryxell, Hoare, East and West Bonney in Taylor Valley and Lake Miers, as part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER project. MCM sometimes refers to these measurements as "blue box" data because the instrumentation used to be housed in a blue box.

Date Range: 

Saturday, January 1, 1994 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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Variables: 

LOCATION NAME
  • Label: Location Name
  • Definition: Name of lake where measurement was made
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date on which measurement was made
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distributions of the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily minimum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily maximum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Number of values used to compute the statistic
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Maximum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: average of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the water par under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum value of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
MAX_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: under the ice surface temperature
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
N_UW_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
DAILY_ABLATION
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily ablation of the lake level ice ablation measurement using a pressure transducer suspended by its cable through the ice.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given

...or query the data clicking the:

Variables: 

LOCATION NAME
  • Label: Location Name
  • Definition: Name of lake where measurement was made
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date on which measurement was made
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distributions of the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily minimum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily maximum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Number of values used to compute the statistic
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Maximum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: average of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the water par under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum value of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
MAX_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: under the ice surface temperature
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
N_UW_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
DAILY_ABLATION
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily ablation of the lake level ice ablation measurement using a pressure transducer suspended by its cable through the ice.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given

...or query the data clicking the:

Variables: 

LOCATION NAME
  • Label: Location Name
  • Definition: Name of lake where measurement was made
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date on which measurement was made
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distributions of the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily minimum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily maximum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Number of values used to compute the statistic
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Maximum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: average of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the water par under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum value of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
MAX_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: under the ice surface temperature
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
N_UW_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
DAILY_ABLATION
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily ablation of the lake level ice ablation measurement using a pressure transducer suspended by its cable through the ice.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given

...or query the data clicking the:

Variables: 

LOCATION NAME
  • Label: Location Name
  • Definition: Name of lake where measurement was made
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date on which measurement was made
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distributions of the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily minimum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily maximum for the Lake level derived from the measured values by a presser transducer fixed to a line an anchor and buoy.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_STAGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Number of values used to compute the statistic
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily average of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MAX_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Maximum of the daily distribution of values of the photon flux on the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
N_SURFACE_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: average of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
STDDEV_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the daily distribution of values of the water par under the ice surface from all directions
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum value of the photon flux under the ice surface from all directions.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
MAX_UW_PAR
  • Label:
  • Definition: under the ice surface temperature
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: umol s-1 m-2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given
N_UW_PAR
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
DAILY_ABLATION
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily ablation of the lake level ice ablation measurement using a pressure transducer suspended by its cable through the ice.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Blank = None given

DOI: 

10.6073/pasta/49d896f0dfbf9f2dceb44118de66066a

Short name: 

BB Dailies

Data set ID: 

3103
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Owner/Creator: 

Contact: 

Additional Project roles: 

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