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Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Reference. (ver. 3.0, April 2019)

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1958-08-20
End Date
2018-12-04

Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 2019, Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Reference. (ver. 3.0, April 2019): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F75M63X0.

Summary

The RVCAT database contains data that have been collected on various vessel operations on the Great Lakes and select connecting waterways. This section of Reference Tables specifically handles repetitive or standardized information that is called upon in the main tables of the RVCAT database. Reference tables are used in database design in order to standardize often used values and to make the data file efficient. All of the terms defined in the reference tables have been determined by the United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center and it’s partners. Data Quality: Note that the following data release is a snapshot of the database at the time of release. Some data quality checks are still being undertaken after the [...]

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AGE_STRUCT_DATA_TABLE.csv 293 Bytes
BOTTOM_DATA_TABLE.csv 544 Bytes
DEPTH_UNITS_DATA_TABLE.csv 67 Bytes
DIRECTION_DATA_TABLE.csv 262 Bytes
DIST_UNITS_DATA_TABLE.csv 79 Bytes
FIN_CLIP_DATA_TABLE.csv 1.91 KB
FOOD_DATA_TABLE.csv 15.03 KB
LIFE_STAGE_DATA_TABLE.csv 5.72 KB
LOCATION_DATA_TABLE.csv 129.8 KB
MATURITY_DATA_TABLE.csv 622 Bytes
MEAS_DESC_DATA_TABLE.csv 321 Bytes
MENSURATION_SOURCE_DATA_TABLE.csv 146 Bytes
MESH_SIZE_DATA_TABLE.csv 1.63 KB
MY_DESIGN_DATA_TABLE.csv 126 Bytes
NET_DIAMETER_M_DATA_TABLE.csv 28 Bytes
NET_MATERIAL_DATA_TABLE.csv 141 Bytes
PANEL_DATA_TABLE.csv 68 Bytes
PORT_DATA_TABLE.csv 10.78 KB
PRESERVATIVE_DATA_TABLE.csv 80 Bytes
SAMPLE_TYPE_DATA_TABLE.csv 4.12 KB
SCOPE_DATA_TABLE.csv 3.58 KB
SEA_CONDITION_DATA_TABLE.csv 166 Bytes
SEX_DATA_TABLE.csv 123 Bytes
SPECIES_DATA_TABLE.csv 18.57 KB
SPECIES_REF_DATA_TABLE.csv 193.57 KB
SPEED_UNIT_DATA_TABLE.csv 85 Bytes
STATE_DATA_TABLE.csv 765 Bytes
STOMACH_DATA_TABLE.csv 457 Bytes
STRATUM_DATA_TABLE.csv 235 Bytes
SUBSAMPLE_DATA_TABLE.csv 6.73 KB
TARGET_DATA_TABLE.csv 6.99 KB
TEMP_METHOD_DATA_TABLE.csv 866 Bytes
TR_DESIGN_DATA_TABLE.csv 2.92 KB
TR_DOOR_DATA_TABLE.csv 1.14 KB
TYPE_SET_DATA_TABLE.csv 1.04 KB
VESSEL_DATA_TABLE.csv 4.52 KB
WEATHER_DATA_TABLE.csv 486 Bytes
ZP_LIFE_STAGE_DATA_TABLE.csv 300 Bytes
ZP_UNITS_DATA_TABLE.csv 41 Bytes
TargetCode_Descriptions_v2.pdf 2.26 MB
FLOW_TYPE_DATA_TABLE.csv 110 Bytes
ReferenceTables_to_MainTables_FullDatabase.pdf 81.23 KB

Purpose

These data were collected and used in connection with numerous research projects, reports to various organizations on Great Lakes' ecosystem health, and for longitudinal data about environmental conditions and species inhabiting the Great Lakes.

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