## Details and Metadata

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## Methods

The methods followed in the creation of the dataset, including description of field, laboratory and processing steps, and quality control procedures

No methods recorded for this dataset

## Dataset Fields

Detailed documentation of the fields comprising the dataset, including the type of measurement, units where applicable, and any controlled vocabularies or code lists present in the data

Field Name | Caption | Description | Additional Information |
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air_press_mb | air_press_mb | Average daily air pressure | Measurement type: RatioUnits: millibar |

air_press_mb_q | air_press_mb_q | Quantile of the average daily air pressure | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

air_temp_c | air_temp_c | Average daily air temperature | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

air_temp_c_q | air_temp_c_q | Quantile of average daily air temperature | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

avg_wind_m_s | avg_wind_m_s | Average daily wind speed | Measurement type: RatioUnit: meters per second |

avg_wind_m_s_q | avg_wind_m_s_q | Quantile of average daily wind speed | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

date_dd_mm_yyyy | date_dd_mm_yyyy | date | Measurement type: DateTimeDate/Time Format: DD-MM-YYYY |

day | day | day | Measurement type: IntervalUnits: |

doy | doy | Day of year | Measurement type: IntervalUnits: |

epi_temp_c | epi_temp_c | Average temperature of the epilimnion | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree Celsius |

epi_temp_c_q | epi_temp_c_q | Quantile of the average temperature of the epilimnion | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

hypo_temp_c | hypo_temp_c | Average temperature of the hypolimnion | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree Celsius |

hypo_temp_c_q | hypo_temp_c_q | Quantile of average temperature of the hypolimnion | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

lake | lake | Lake name | Measurement type: Nominal |

lake_number | lake_number | Lake number | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

lake_number_q | lake_number_q | Quantile of lake number | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

max_bv | max_bv | Maximum Brunt–Väisälä frequency (= buoyancy frequency) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: per second |

max_bv_q | max_bv_q | Quantile of maximum Brunt–Väisälä frequency (= maximum buoyancy frequency) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

max_wind_m_s | max_wind_m_s | Average daily maximum wind speed | Measurement type: RatioUnit: meters per second |

max_wind_m_s_q | max_wind_m_s_q | Quantile of average maximum daily wind speed | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

month | month | Month | Measurement type: IntervalUnits: |

radiation_j_sec_m2 | radiation_j_sec_m2 | Average daily shortwave radiation | Measurement type: RatioUnits: joules per second per meter squared |

radiation_j_sec_m2_q | radiation_j_sec_m2_q | Quantile of daily shortwave radiation | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

rain_mm | rain_mm | Total daily rain | Measurement type: RatioUnit: millimeter |

rain_mm_q | rain_mm_q | Quantile of total daily rain | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

rel_hum_perc | rel_hum_perc | Average relative humidity | Measurement type: RatioUnits: percent |

rel_hum_perc_q | rel_hum_perc_q | Quantile of the average relative humidity | Measurement type: RatioUnits: percent |

schmidt | schmidt | Schmidt stability | Measurement type: RatioUnits: joules per meter squared |

schmidt_q | schmidt_q | Quantile of Schmidt stability | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

secchi_m | secchi_m | Secchi depth | Measurement type: RatioUnit: meter |

secchi_m_q | secchi_m_q | Quantile of secchi depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Sow | Sow | Shape of water index (under development) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Sow_q | Sow_q | Quantile of the shape of water index (under development) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

stationid | stationid | Unique ID for location of sampling; could be more than one per lake | Measurement type: Nominal |

tempdelta_0_10_c | tempdelta_0_10_c | Difference in temperature at 10-m depth and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree Celsius |

tempdelta_0_10_c_q | tempdelta_0_10_c_q | Quantile of the difference in temperature at 10-m depth and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

tempdelta_0_20_c | tempdelta_0_20_c | Difference in temperature at 20-m depth and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree Celsius |

tempdelta_0_20_c_q | tempdelta_0_20_c_q | Quantile of the difference in temperature at 20-m depth and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

tempdelta_0_5_c | tempdelta_0_5_c | Difference in temperature at 5-m depth and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree Celsius |

tempdelta_0_5_c_q | tempdelta_0_5_c_q | Quantile of the difference in temperature at 5-m depth and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

tempdelta_0_Zmax_c | tempdelta_0_Zmax_c | Difference in temperature at the bottom and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree Celsius |

tempdelta_0_Zmax_c_q | tempdelta_0_Zmax_c_q | Quantile of the difference in temperature at the bottom and the surface | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

wedderburn | wedderburn | Wedderburn number | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

wedderburn_q | wedderburn_q | Quantile of Wedderburn number | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

wind_dir_deg | wind_dir_deg | Average direction from which the wind is blowing; ranges from 0 to < 360 degrees | Measurement type: RatioUnit: degree |

wind_dir_deg_q | wind_dir_deg_q | Quantile of the average daily wind direction | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

year | year | Year | Measurement type: IntervalUnits: |

Zbv_m | Zbv_m | Depth of maximum buoyancy frequency (max_bv) | Measurement type: RatioUnit: meter |

Zbv_m_q | Zbv_m_q | Quantile of depth at maximum Brunt–Väisälä frequency (= buoyancy frequency) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Zeu_m | Zeu_m | Euphotic zone depth | Measurement type: RatioUnit: meter |

Zeu_m_q | Zeu_m_q | Quantile of the euphotic zone depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Zeu_Zmix | Zeu_Zmix | Ratio of the euphotic zone depth (Zeu_m) to mixing depth (Zmix) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Zeu_Zmix_q | Zeu_Zmix_q | Quantile of the ratio of the euphotic zone depth (Zeu_m) to mixing depth (Zmix) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Zmix_m | Zmix_m | Mixing depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: meter |

Zmix_m_q | Zmix_m_q | Quantile of mixing depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Zmix_Ztc | Zmix_Ztc | Ratio of the mixing depth (Zmix_m) to thermocline depth (Ztc_m) | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Zmix_Ztc_q | Zmix_Ztc_q | Quantile of the ratio of the mixing depth to thermocline depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

Ztc_m | Ztc_m | Thermocline depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: meter |

Ztc_m_q | Ztc_m_q | Quantile of thermocline depth | Measurement type: RatioUnits: |

### Sampling Equipment

Equipment and software used to collect data, including how that equipment was used.

No sampling equipment recorded for this dataset

### Site Characteristics

The spatial extent of the dataset site coverage, and descriptions of the spatial extent and context for the data collection

No site characteristics recorded for this dataset

## Dataset Notes

Notes describing any special conditions or considerations for understanding the quality and consistency of the data

Start Date | End Date | Note | Date Entered |
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2021-07-08 00:00:00 | 2021-07-08 23:59:59 | Original sonde data can be referenced by: Descy J-P, André L, Delvaux C, Monin L, Bouillon S, Morana C, Borges AV, Darchambeau F, Roland F, Van de Vyver E, Verleyen E, Steigüber C, Vyverman W, Cornet Y, Poncelet N, Tomazic I, van Lipzig N, Thiery W, Guillard J, Docquier D, Souverijns N, Isumbisho P, Yongabo P, Nyinawamwiza L (2015) East African Great Lake Ecosystem Sensitivity to changes. Final Report. Brussels : Belgian Science Policy 2015 – 151 p. (Research Programme Science for a Sustainable Development). | 2021-07-08 11:24:46 |

2021-07-06 00:00:00 | 2021-07-06 23:59:59 | Manual sonde deployment was at Ishungu monitoring site (2.28 deg S, 28.98 deg E) and was paired with weather data from AWS Kivu Weather Station at 1.725 deg S, 29.2375 deg E | 2021-07-06 06:09:17 |

2021-07-06 00:00:00 | 2021-07-06 23:59:59 | Please include the following acknowledgment in publications: "Lake Kivu data were gathered during the EAGLES project, supported by BELSPO (Belgian Scientific Policy Office; www.belspo.be) under the Science for Sustainable Development (contract SD/AR/02A)." | 2021-07-06 06:10:02 |