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Water Quality Contour Mapping Request

This page contains detailed information on the Salinity (Surface) (ppt) request made for the period of 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2016.

You will see information on the bay segments along with supporting metadata for the sampling locations used. To download the requested map click the "View Contour Map Document" link below.



Like any data provisioning system, the Water Quality Contour Mapping application has some restrictions to use. The below disclaimer should be read carefully before requesting contour maps. Also, the user should fully understand that the information provided should in no way be altered to misrepresent data content or the degree of accuracy provided by the data.

  • The data obtained from the Manatee County Water Atlas may be provisional and thus subject to revision. The sponsoring project partners, the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida, and the University of South Florida specifically disclaim any warranty, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use. The entire risk as to quality and performance is with the user.
  • In no event will the sponsoring project partners, the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida, the University of South Florida, or the data providers themselves be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages, including loss of profit, arising out of the use of these data even if the funding agencies, sponsoring project partners, data providers, or the University of South Florida or the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida have been advised of the possibility of such damages. If you have any questions concerning these data, please use this data contact form.

If you have any specific ideas that could help us improve the water quality contour mapping system or if you have questions related to the limitations of the current system, please provide your suggestions using our comment form.

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Salinity (Surface) (ppt)

  • Request ID: 1178
  • Request Completed On: 4/4/2017
  • Characteristic: Salinity (Surface) (ppt)
  • Sampling Activity Depth: Samples measured at any depth
  • Date Range: 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016
Bay Segment# Data Sources# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Alafia River 1136 19.23 ppt
3.73 - 26.24 ppt
1/26/2016 - 12/28/2016
Alligator Lake 1124 0.20 ppt
0.15 - 0.25 ppt
2/4/2016 - 12/15/2016
Boca Ciega Bay 000
Bullfrog Creek 1136 11.50 ppt
0.60 - 20.90 ppt
1/27/2016 - 12/28/2016
Gulf of Mexico 1136 32.95 ppt
30.35 - 34.47 ppt
1/20/2016 - 12/19/2016
Hillsborough Bay 112418 22.16 ppt
8.50 - 26.42 ppt
1/6/2016 - 12/14/2016
Little Manatee River 1272 15.37 ppt
1.26 - 25.06 ppt
1/20/2016 - 12/19/2016
Lower Tampa Bay 110360 30.35 ppt
23.23 - 34.56 ppt
1/20/2016 - 12/19/2016
Manatee River Estuary 000
Middle Tampa Bay 214534 24.89 ppt
15.69 - 30.45 ppt
1/11/2016 - 12/21/2016
Mill Bayou 000
Old Tampa Bay 2231,029 21.00 ppt
1.64 - 27.47 ppt
1/12/2016 - 12/21/2016
Palm River 13108 20.65 ppt
7.44 - 25.34 ppt
1/6/2016 - 12/14/2016
Terra Ceia Bay 000
Data Source# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring 612,153 23.59 ppt
0.60 - 34.56 ppt
1/6/2016 - 12/28/2016
PINELLAS Water Quality Data 7500 19.86 ppt
0.15 - 26.68 ppt
1/26/2016 - 12/21/2016