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Palmas Altas Beach (PR_COAST_WQX-SBZ-009) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This ocean site, maintained by the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board Coastal (identifier PR_COAST_WQX), has the name "Palmas Altas Beach" and has the identifier PR_COAST_WQX-SBZ-009.

This site is located in Barceloneta Municipio County, Puerto Rico at 18.4874100000 degrees latitude and -66.5526800000 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 "PR_COAST_WQX-SBZ-009" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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

Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups

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Characteristic Group Date Range*
Microbiological 2008 - 2008
Physical 2008 - 2008
*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 PR_COAST_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board Coastal
MonitoringLocationIdentifier PR_COAST_WQX-SBZ-009
MonitoringLocationName Palmas Altas Beach
MonitoringLocationTypeName Ocean
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText 017
LatitudeMeasure 18.4874100000
LongitudeMeasure -66.5526800000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 72
CountyCode 017
ProviderName STORET