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Execution Rocks Station
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Location:   40 53.00 N   73 43.70 W      


Site Description:
Just east of Execution Rocks in the Western Sound, station depth = 22.5 meters (74 feet)

Water Quality Sensors:
A surface YSI 6600 sonde with water temperature, conductivity (salinity), and dissolved oxygen at approximately 1 meter depth transmits data every 15 minutes. A mid-depth sensor at 5 meters (15 feet), and a bottom sensor at 15.5 meters (50 feet) are recording data internally, data is collected when the buoys are serviced every 4-6 weeks.

Meteorological Sensors:
Wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, relative humidity, air temperature from R.M. Young Co.
Anemometer height is 3.5 meters above the water surface. Data is transmitted every 15 minutes.







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