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Ipswich Bay-1 (EPA_OCMA_R1-IB-1) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This ocean site, maintained by the US EPA Ocean Monitoring and Assessment, Region 1 (identifier EPA_OCMA_R1), has the name "Ipswich Bay-1" and has the identifier EPA_OCMA_R1-IB-1.

This site is located in Essex County County, Massachusetts at 42.6817200000 degrees latitude and -70.6846000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "EPA_OCMA_R1-IB-1" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the Network Linked Data Index.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups

For a more detailed breakdown of data, go to the Monitoring Report at the EPA How's My Waterway Application

Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological, Algae, Cyanobacteria 2010 - 2010
Biological, Algae, Phytoplankton, Photosynthetic Pigments 2010 - 2010
Biological, Algae,Phytoplankton,Cyanobacteria,Photosynthetic 2010 - 2010
Information 2010 - 2010
Nutrient 2010 - 2010
Physical 2010 - 2010
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier EPA_OCMA_R1
OrganizationFormalName US EPA Ocean Monitoring and Assessment, Region 1
MonitoringLocationIdentifier EPA_OCMA_R1-IB-1
MonitoringLocationName Ipswich Bay-1
MonitoringLocationTypeName Ocean
LatitudeMeasure 42.6817200000
LongitudeMeasure -70.6846000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 25
CountyCode 009
ProviderName STORET