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Penobscot-1 (EPA_OCMA_R1-PEN-1) site data in the Water Quality Portal

Data Provider: STORET (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)

This ocean site, maintained by the US EPA Ocean Monitoring and Assessment, Region 1 (identifier EPA_OCMA_R1), has the name "Penobscot-1" and has the identifier EPA_OCMA_R1-PEN-1. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 01050002. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site.

This site is located in Waldo County County, Maine at 44.3660000000 degrees latitude and -68.9339000000 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-PEN-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 National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological 2009 - 2010
Information 2009 - 2010
Nutrient 2009 - 2010
Physical 2009 - 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-PEN-1
MonitoringLocationName Penobscot-1
MonitoringLocationTypeName Ocean
HUCEightDigitCode 01050002
LatitudeMeasure 44.3660000000
LongitudeMeasure -68.9339000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 23
CountyCode 027
ProviderName STORET