Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

Global Evaluation of the Impacts of Storms on freshwater Habitat and Structure of phytoplankton Assemblages (GEISHA): Harp Daily Weather Data

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  • Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

    • Address:
      705 Spear Street
      South Burlington, Vermont 05403
      United States of America

      Phone: (802) 656-2975
      Email: femc@uvm.edu
      Website: www.uvm.edu/femc

Abstract

    The Global Evaluation of the Impacts of Storms on freshwater Habitat and Structure of phytoplankton Assemblages (GEISHA) project is using long-term monitoring datasets and high-frequency data available through international networks to address questions about the impacts of storms on phytoplankton community in over 40 lakes across the globe. GEISHA has been developed within the context of the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) initiative called “Storm-blitz”. “Storm-blitz” assembles an international group of investigators interested in contributing to theoretical discussions and sharing data to answer questions about the impacts of extreme events on phytoplankton communities. Although climate change is expected to cause more intense and frequent extreme weather events, we only have a basic understanding of how these events might alter freshwater phytoplankton communities. The storm-blitz group was created in 2016 and gathers 17 researchers with diverse skillsets and experiences to focus on data compilation and analysis (https://www.geisha-stormblitz.fr/).

People

  • Jason Stockwell: Principal Investigator

  • Orlane Anneville: Principal Investigator

  • Vijay Patil: Principal Investigator

  • Michael Vanni: Content Provider

  • Tanner Williamson: Content Provider

  • Emily Nodine: Content Provider

  • Jennifer Graham: Content Provider

  • GEISHA Core: Content Provider

  • Jennie Brentrup: Content Provider

  • Gaël Dur: Content Provider

  • Sami Souissi: Content Provider

  • François Schmitt: Content Provider

  • Patrick Venail: Content Provider

  • Nico Salmaso: Content Provider

  • Chih-hao Hsieh: Content Provider

  • Marc Lajeunesse: Content Provider

  • Rita Adrian: Content Provider

  • Dietmar Straile: Content Provider

  • James Rusak: Content Provider

  • Aleksandra Lewandowska: Content Provider

  • Bastiaan Ibelings: Content Provider

  • Evelyn Gaiser: Content Provider

  • Lars Rudstam: Content Provider

  • Don Pierson: Content Provider

  • Belén Alfonso: Content Provider

  • Mikkel Anderson: Content Provider

  • Ruchi Bhattacharya: Content Provider

  • Sarah Burnet: Content Provider

  • Cayelan Carey: Content Provider

  • Laurence Carvalho: Content Provider

  • Chun-Wei Chang: Content Provider

  • Pablo Urrutia Cordero: Content Provider

  • Elvira de Eyto: Content Provider

  • David de Motta Marques: Content Provider

  • Lisette de Senerpont-Domis: Content Provider

  • Isabelle Domaizon: Content Provider

  • Jonathan Doubek: Content Provider

  • Claudia Dresti: Content Provider

  • Werner Eckert: Content Provider

  • Marieke Frassl: Content Provider

  • Mark Gessner: Content Provider

  • Scott Girdner: Content Provider

  • Hans-Peter Grossart: Content Provider

  • Josef Hejzlar: Content Provider

  • Scott Higgins: Content Provider

  • Irina Izaguirre: Content Provider

  • Stéphan Jacquet: Content Provider

  • Nasime Janathian: Content Provider

  • Theodore Alfred Kpodonu: Content Provider

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  • Monika LaPlante: Content Provider

  • Yury Lechinsky: Content Provider

  • María Llames: Content Provider

  • Mary Lofton: Content Provider

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  • Tina Nõges: Content Provider

  • Maria Caldero: Content Provider

  • Francesco Pomati: Content Provider

  • Frédéric Rimet: Content Provider

  • Karsten Rinke: Content Provider

  • Michela Rogora: Content Provider

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  • Torsten Seltmann: Content Provider

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  • Shin-Ichiro S. Matsuzaki: Content Provider

  • Tamar Zohary: Content Provider

  • Yaron Beeri-Shlevin: Content Provider

  • Rosalie Bruel: Content Provider

Keywords

  • storms, geisha, lakes, precipitation, weather, wind speed,

Organizations

  • John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis : funder
  • Centre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity : funder

Geographic Coverage

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    • Coordinate System

    Data Table

    • Title: Harp Daily Weather Data
    • Start Date: 1978-01-01
    • End Date: 2014-12-31
    • Description: Daily average values of weather data for Harp Lake from station HarpMet (Harp Meteo) in Ontario (Canada) that were collected for 1978-2014, except rain data which are a daily sum. Data were available at a daily timestep (no raw files like for the other GEISHA lakes). Variables include height at which wind was measured, air temperature, rain, relative humidity, solar radiation, and average wind speed.

    • Purpose: Please see GEISHA Project home page on FEMC website at https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/geisha-stormblitzfr or see the GEISHA website hosted by INRAE at https://www.geisha-stormblitz.fr/

    • Condensed Title: Z1561_3697_PK8TLH

    • Object Name: VMC.1561.3697

    • Data Type: mySQL
    • Citation: Stockwell JD, Brentrup JA, Bruel R, Doubek JP, Rusak J, Paterson A, OTHERS (2021) Harp Lake daily weather data, 1978-2014. Global Evaluation of the Impacts of Storms on freshwater Habitat and structure of phytoplankton Assemblages (GEISHA) Working Group, FRB Centre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity and USGS John Wesley Powell Center. Available online at: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/geisha-stormblitzfr/dataset/harp-daily-weather-data

    • Online Distribution: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/geisha-stormblitzfr/dataset/harp-daily-weather-data

    Attribute List

      Attribute Name: lake
      • Label: lake
      • Description: Lake name
      • Storage Type: text
      • Measurment Type: nominal
      Attribute Name: met_stationid
      • Label: met_stationid
      • Description: Unique ID for location of weather data; could be more than one per lake; may be a different location than lake sampling station
      • Storage Type: text
      • Measurment Type: nominal
      Attribute Name: wind_height_m
      • Label: wind_height_m
      • Description: height above water, in meters, at which the wind speed and direction are measured
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: meter
      • Number Type: real
      Attribute Name: date_dd_mm_yyyy
      • Label: date_dd_mm_yyyy
      • Description: date
      • Storage Type: date
      • Measurment Type: datetime
      • String Format: DD-MM-YYYY
      Attribute Name: air_press_mb
      • Label: air_press_mb
      • Description: Air pressure in millibars
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: millibars
      • Number Type: real
        • Bounds:
        • Minimum: 800
        • Maximum: 1200
      Attribute Name: air_temp_c
      • Label: air_temp_c
      • Description: Air temperature in degrees Celsius
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: degree Celsius
      • Number Type: real
      Attribute Name: rain_mm
      • Label: rain_mm
      • Description: rain in mm
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: millimeter
      • Number Type: real
      Attribute Name: rel_hum_perc
      • Label: rel_hum_perc
      • Description: Relative humidity in percent
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: percent
      • Number Type: real
        • Bounds:
        • Minimum: 0
        • Maximum: 100
      Attribute Name: radiation_j_sec_m2
      • Label: radiation_j_sec_m2
      • Description: Solar radiation in joules per second per square meter
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: joules per second per square meter
      • Number Type: real
      Attribute Name: max_wind_m_s
      • Label: max_wind_m_s
      • Description: Maximum wind speed in meters per second
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: meters per second
      • Number Type: real
      Attribute Name: avg_wind_m_s
      • Label: avg_wind_m_s
      • Description: Average wind speed in meters per second
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: meters per second
      • Number Type: real
      Attribute Name: wind_dir_deg
      • Label: wind_dir_deg
      • Description: Direction from which the wind is blowing; ranges from 0 to < 360 degrees
      • Storage Type: decimal
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Unit: degree
      • Number Type: real
        • Bounds:
        • Minimum: 0
        • Maximum: 359.999

    Methods

    • No methods recorded for this dataset

    Sampling Equipment

    • No sampling equipment recorded for this dataset

    Site Characteristics

    • Site Description: Harp Lake

    • Minimum Altitude: 327 meters