Dataset Overview

Provides daily average estimates of a wide range of physical properties of the water column for Lake Kinneret based on high-frequency lake and weather data for 2003-2012. Average daily values of lake and weather data were first calculated using the openair() package in R v3.6.0 (Carslaw and Ropkins 2012), and then those daily data were input into rLakeAnalyzer() package in R v3.6.0 (Read et al. 2011). The daily average weather data are included. Quantiles of each variable (i.e., the ranked order as a proportion) are provided to facilitate evaluation of extreme observations.

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Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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2280 records with 50 fields

Data Availability

Available for download

Data License

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Preferred Citation

Stockwell JD, Bentrup JA, Bruel R, Doubek JP, Lechinsky Y (2021) Lake Kinneret derived high-frequency lake physics data, 2003-2012. 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:

Update Frequency

As needed

Maintenance Plan

Not provided


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Previous Versions
    • Version 3 - 28Jul2021 (created 2021-07-28 by Jason Stockwell)
    • Version 2 - 25Jul2021 (created 2021-07-25 by Jason Stockwell)
    • Version 1 - 19Jul2021 (created 2021-07-19 by Jason Stockwell)