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Water Quality Contour Mapping Request

This page contains detailed information on the Salinity (Surface) (PSS) request made for the period of 1/1/2011 to 5/30/2011.

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 Sarasota 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) (PSS)

  • Request ID: 521
  • Request Completed On: 11/6/2011
  • Characteristic: Salinity (Surface) (PSS)
  • Sampling Activity Depth: Samples measured at any depth
  • Date Range: 1/1/2011 - 5/30/2011
Bay Segment# Data Sources# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Blackburn Bay 12060 32.84 PSS
26.00 - 35.60 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/10/2011
Blind Pass 000
Dona Bay 11030 33.22 PSS
29.50 - 35.10 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/11/2011
Dryman Bay 1515 31.82 PSS
27.50 - 34.70 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/10/2011
Intracoastal Waterway Venice 1515 31.47 PSS
27.80 - 33.60 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/11/2011
Lemon Bay 12575 32.31 PSS
27.90 - 35.40 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/11/2011
Little Sarasota Bay 13090 29.92 PSS
19.80 - 34.60 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/10/2011
Lyons Bay 1515 33.86 PSS
32.40 - 35.00 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/11/2011
Roberts Bay Sarasota 12060 30.55 PSS
22.20 - 34.30 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/10/2011
Roberts Bay Venice 1515 32.65 PSS
29.70 - 34.20 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/11/2011
Sarasota Bay 175225 33.58 PSS
30.80 - 35.10 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/10/2011
Data Source# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Sarasota County Environmental Services Department Sampling Data 200600 32.37 PSS
19.80 - 35.60 PSS
1/11/2011 - 5/11/2011