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Water level measurements along a historical marsh loss gradient in the Blackwater Estuary, MD, USA in 2014
Citeerbaar als data publicatie
Schepers, L.; Brennand, P.; Kirwan, M.L.; Guntenspergen, G.R.; Temmerman, S.; (2020): Water level measurements along a historical marsh loss gradient in the Blackwater Estuary, MD, USA in 2014. Marine Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.14284/407

Beschikbaarheid: Creative Commons License Deze dataset valt onder een Creative Commons Naamsvermelding 4.0 Internationaal-licentie.

Beschrijving
15-minute water level data was recorded at five field sites along a historical marsh loss gradient in the Blackwater Estuary, MD, USA from 14 August to 29 October 2014. The Blackwater marshes (Maryland, USA; 38°24’ N, 76°40’ W) are a brackish coastal marsh system where since 1938 more than 2,000 ha or 51 % of the marshes have been converted to shallow open water, with most marsh habitat lost upstream, and leaving the most downstream marshes relatively intact. As a result, there is a spatial gradient of decreasing marsh area and increasing shallow open water area in upstream direction along the Blackwater River. At five field sites along this marsh loss gradient, 15-minute water level measurements were recorded with pressure transducers (Hobo U20L-02, Onset, MA, USA). The measurements were recalculated to the NAVD88 vertical datum after local atmospheric pressure compensation.

Scope
Thema's:
Kustonderzoek (bv. stranden, estuaria)
Kernwoorden:
Brak water, Terrestrisch, Kustmorfologie, Schorren, Zeespiegelveranderingen, ANW, USA, Chesapeake Bay

Geografische spreiding
ANW, USA, Chesapeake Bay [Marine Regions]

Spreiding in de tijd
14 Augustus 2014 - 29 Oktober 2014

Parameter
Surface elevation (unspecified datum) of the water body Methode
Surface elevation (unspecified datum) of the water body: fixed in-situ pressure sensor

Bijdrage door
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), meerdata creator
Universiteit Antwerpen; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Departement Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Ecosysteembeheer (ECOBE), meerdata creator
Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), meerdata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), meer

Publicatie
Gebaseerd op deze dataset
Schepers, L. (2017). Spatial patterns and bio-geomorphological effects of vegetation loss in a submerging coastal marsh. PhD Thesis. University of Antwerp, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology: Antwerp. xii, 124 pp., meer

Dataset status: Afgelopen
Data type: Data
Data oorsprong: Onderzoek: veldonderzoek
Metadatarecord aangemaakt: 2020-04-27
Informatie laatst gewijzigd: 2020-04-28
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