Downcoast Benthic Sediment Reference (MRSENVMB_WQX-B-7) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This ocean site, maintained by the Marine Research (identifier MRSENVMB_WQX), has the name "Downcoast Benthic Sediment Reference" and has the identifier MRSENVMB_WQX-B-7. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)18060006.

This site is located in San Luis Obispo County County, California at 35.3853000000 degrees latitude and -120.8751000000 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. 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 "MRSENVMB_WQX-B-7" 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, Counts 2009 - 2018
Information 2009 - 2018
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2009 - 2012
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2009 - 2012
Nutrient 2009 - 2012
Organics, Other 2009 - 2012
Organics, PCBs 2009 - 2009
Organics, Pesticide 2009 - 2009
Physical 2009 - 2012
Stable Isotopes 2009 - 2009
*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 MRSENVMB_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Marine Research
MonitoringLocationIdentifier MRSENVMB_WQX-B-7
MonitoringLocationName Downcoast Benthic Sediment Reference
MonitoringLocationTypeName Ocean
HUCEightDigitCode 18060006
LatitudeMeasure 35.3853000000
LongitudeMeasure -120.8751000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 06
CountyCode 079
ProviderName STORET