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How to cite data from this website:

The following database data can cited in publications using the citations below: discrete and calculated chlorophyll, discrete and calculated oxygen, discrete and calculated SPM, extinction coefficient, salinity, temperature, and nutrients.

Data from 2016 and after should be cited in publications as:

Schraga, T.S., Nejad, E.S., Martin, C.A., and Cloern, J.E., 2018, USGS measurements of water quality in San Francisco Bay (CA), beginning in 2016 (ver. 2.0, June 2018): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7D21WGF.

Data from each year are added to this citation in April of the following year, e.g. 2017 data will be added in April 2018

Data from 1969-2015 should be cited in publications as:

Schraga, T.S. & Cloern, J.E. Water Quality Measurements in San Francisco Bay by the U.S.Geological Survey, 1969-2015. Scientific Data 4:170098 doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.98 (2017).

The 1969-1998 data were originally documented in USGS Open-File data reports listed here

Check out our phytoplankton taxonomy data from 1992-2014 and 2014 and beyond available on the USGS ScienceBase repository.

 

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