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The Atlas contains 125 water resources which includes 7 bays and 68 lakes and 49 rivers and the Gulf of Mexico . Data recorded in the Atlas reaches back 117 years, starting on Monday, January 01, 1900. The most recent data is from Friday, March 24, 2017. Over 44,531,056 data samples have been included in the Atlas! The samples came from over 42 data sources provided by 18 different data providers. These people and agencies have helped make the Atlas an integral tool for managing our water resources.

Geographic Information Systems Data

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data consists largely of land mapping and spatial data and is used in a wide variety of fields. The lay of the land can affect almost every aspect of life, including an area's culture, government, environment, and commerce, making GIS information important to everyone. Fields such as anthropology, medical science, and natural science use GIS to measure and predict the impact of geography on a region. By mapping water resources, the Atlas provides spatial information useful to citizens, water management professionals, and scientists alike. The following core datasets are processed as part of geospatial analyses, the results of which are presented directly within Atlas components:

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Monitoring and Sampling Data

Citizens, scientists, and professionals all contribute to monitoring and sampling data in many ways. Citizens often provide information such as water levels data through volunteer programs. Scientists and professionals set up equipment at sampling stations for measuring attributes such as water quality and hydrology. They provide the data in various formats to the Atlas, which compiles, organizes, and presents the data to help people better understand the county's water resources.

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Monitoring Dataset Name Data Custodian Data Current on Atlas as of: Period of Record More Information
City of St. Petersburg City of St. Petersburg Not Available 6/26/2013 - 12/10/2015
COAST Water Quality Monitoring Southwest Florida Water Management District 3/3/2016 1/26/2000 - 12/8/2009
Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Predication System Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System Not Available 11/23/2008 9:30:00 PM - 3/24/2017 11:18:00 AM
Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System Not Available 6/15/2008 8:00:00 AM - 3/24/2017 6:35:00 PM
FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data Florida Department of Environmental Protection 9/20/2016 10/5/1998 - 7/11/2016
FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET Florida Department of Environmental Protection 8/20/2014 6/2/1937 - 11/23/1998
FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data FDEP Southwest District 12/4/2015 5/14/1997 - 9/29/2015
FDEP Water Quality Data Florida Department of Environmental Protection 3/3/2016 8/21/2001 - 5/1/2013
LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring LAKEWATCH 10/25/2016 8/16/1986 - 9/18/2016
Legacy Pinellas Water Quality Data Pinellas County 2/11/2010 1/2/1991 - 12/11/2002
National Ocean Service (NOS) Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) NOAA, National Ocean Service 1/28/2013 11/2/2007 2:54:00 AM - 3/24/2017 6:54:00 PM
National Weather Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Not Available Not Available
National Weather Service National Digital Forecast Database National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 4/12/2016 1/1/1900 - 3/24/2017 6:58:00 PM
Pinellas County Data Loggers Pinellas County Data Loggers Not Available 10/6/2016 3:30:00 PM - 3/24/2017 5:45:00 PM
PINELLAS Water Quality Data Pinellas County 2/21/2017 1/2/1991 9:05:00 AM - 12/22/2016 12:02:00 PM
Shellfish Environmental Assessment Section Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services 3/10/2015 1/9/1979 - 12/18/2013
SWFWMD Adopted Lake Levels Southwest Florida Water Management District Not Available Not Available
SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data Southwest Florida Water Management District 3/25/2017 5/1/1930 - 3/24/2017 4:30:00 AM
SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data Southwest Florida Water Management District 8/16/2010 1/1/1901 - 7/21/2008 4:45:00 AM
SWFWMD Legacy Water Quality Monitoring Program Data Southwest Florida Water Management District 2/11/2010 Not Available
SWFWMD Water Quality Monitoring Program Data Southwest Florida Water Management District 8/16/2010 1/26/2000 - 4/27/2005
SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data (STORET) Southwest Florida Water Management District 11/22/2016 8/4/1997 - 3/8/2016
USGS National Water Information System USGS National Water Information System 3/25/2017 10/25/1907 - 3/24/2017 11:30:00 PM

 
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