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Water Quality Contour Mapping Request

Note: The generation of custom contour maps is currently not being maintained due to outdated toolsets.

This page contains detailed information on the Salinity (Surface) (ppt) request made for the period of 2/24/1998 to 12/6/2017.

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.

I have read and acknowledge the limitations of the current water quality contour mapping system.

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Salinity (Surface) (ppt)

  • Request ID: 1287
  • Request Completed On: 6/14/2018
  • Characteristic: Salinity (Surface) (ppt)
  • Sampling Activity Depth: Samples measured at any depth
  • Date Range: 2/24/1998 - 12/6/2017
Bay Segment# Data Sources# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Blackburn Bay 1483,330 33.35 PSS
5.70 - 41.90 PSS
2/26/1998 - 12/6/2017
Blind Pass 000
Dona Bay 1241,062 30.26 PSS
0.10 - 38.10 PSS
3/18/2003 - 12/6/2017
Dryman Bay 112836 31.89 PSS
14.00 - 39.50 PSS
2/26/1998 - 12/6/2017
Intracoastal Waterway Venice 112528 30.16 PSS
2.20 - 37.60 PSS
3/18/2003 - 12/6/2017
Lemon Bay 1604,124 30.14 PSS
3.20 - 40.60 PSS
2/26/1998 - 12/6/2017
Little Sarasota Bay 1604,145 30.45 PSS
7.30 - 39.50 PSS
2/25/1998 - 12/6/2017
Lyons Bay 112531 33.96 PSS
1.50 - 38.60 PSS
3/18/2003 - 12/6/2017
Other Waterbodies 113120 34.99 PSS
27.90 - 38.90 PSS
8/15/2001 - 8/17/2004
Roberts Bay Sarasota 1604,238 30.85 PSS
1.80 - 38.80 PSS
2/25/1998 - 12/6/2017
Roberts Bay Venice 112531 31.20 PSS
0.20 - 38.50 PSS
3/18/2003 - 12/6/2017
Sarasota Bay 123913,236 34.53 PSS
18.60 - 41.50 PSS
2/24/1998 - 12/6/2017
Data Source# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Sarasota County Environmental Services Department Sampling Data 55232,681 32.52 PSS
0.10 - 41.90 PSS
2/24/1998 - 12/6/2017