Mount Desert Rock Light Station

Sub-Surface Data

U.S.C.G. Report Data:
Mt. Desert Rock Light Station 43 58.1'  N 68 7.7'  W,   Jan 1960 - Dec 1971  Surface Temp.

mtdesert.sub - Records of daily water temperatures and salinity observations for the period Jan. 1960 - Dec. 1971. MBT (mechanical bathythermograph) slides read at 15 meter intervals by group at Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. This file is data digitized from U.S.C.G. Oceanographic Reports by the Orkand company at NCDC in fall of 1998. Information regarding keying format can be found here. See list of U.S.C.G. Report Data  above for actual depth of measurements and changes in locality and water depth of the Lightship and look here for more background information.

mtdesert_sub.kle - Data from mtdesert.sub, tab-delimited with fields labelled by K. Elder.

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