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Lake Erie Archived Real-Time Data - *** EXPERIMENTAL ***

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Preparing a buoy for deployment
Preparing a buoy for deployment
Below you will find plotted archived real-time data collected via buoys in Western Lake Erie during algal bloom season, typically running from June through October.

With thanks to the NOAA High Performance Computing and Communications Program, for the 2016 and 2017 season, we will be using a PostgreSQL database management system (DBMS) to serve and display smaller chunks of the real-time data. With a DBMS such as PostgreSQL, it is much easier to store, manipulate, document, and use data in comparison with flat text files.

Below, you may select a time range for which data are available. Clicking 'Go!' will refresh the page with the data you requested retrieved from the database. You may then view the data for all variables from a specific site, or all sites for a specific set of variables.

we2 we4 we8 we13 Map of real-time sampling sites




OR - Select variables to compare between all sites:












Viewing mode will be indicated with light green background color.

This page automatically displays data which is available. If no data appear for a selected site or variable, no data are available for that site, variable and selected time.
2016 times are GMT.
2015 and earlier times are local (ET) with the exception of WE4 which is in GMT.

Select a date below along with how many days before and after that date you would like to view. 30 days maximum (± 15).