Rainfall and seawater temperature in St. John, USVI in 1987–2013 (St. John LTREB project, VI Octocorals project).
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LocationSt. John, U.S. Virgin Islands; California State University Northridge
St. John, US Virgin Islands: 18.3185, 64.7242
westlimit: 64.668056; southlimit: -18.376667; eastlimit: 64.803611; northlimit: -18.298056
Physical environmental data from 1989 – 2013 are were recorded using in situ data loggers, weather stations and data buoys, to provide seawater temperature data (1989 – 2013) and rainfall (1987 – 2013). Maximum/ minimum tmeoperatrue, nr of hot/cold days are reported. For a complete list of measurements, refer to the supplemental document 'Field_names.pdf', and a full dataset description is included in the supplemental file 'Dataset_description.pdf'. The most current version of this dataset is available at: http://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/664254
Dataset: Rainfall and temperature data
Suggested CitationDataset: Edmunds, Peter J., Tsounis, Georgios, "Rainfall and seawater temperature in St. John, USVI in 1987–2013 (St. John LTREB project, VI Octocorals project).", 2016-11-15, DOI:10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.664755, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/8520
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