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


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U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 2019, Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Mensuration. (ver. 3.0, April 2019): U.S. Geological Survey data release,


All mensuration data represented here expand upon vessel operations (OP table) data, all of which are collected by the United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center and its partners. The Mensuration Tables contain data collected from the research vessel deploying various gear used for mensuration data collection. The database uses sample_type to indicate the gear deployed. The tables relating to Mensuration are: Mensuration.csv, MS_head_rope_depth.csv, MS_FOOT_ROPE_DEPTH, MS_Primary.csv, MS_Temperature.csv, and MS_Wingspread.csv 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 time of release. Also, a [...]


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rvcat-diagram-MS-withRef3.pdf 40.88 KB application/pdf
MENSURATION.csv 69.62 KB text/csv
ms_head_rope_depth.csv 1.13 MB text/csv
MS_PRIMARY.csv 834.73 KB text/csv
MS_TEMPERATURE.csv 46.21 KB text/csv
MS_WINGSPREAD.csv 803.58 KB text/csv


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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