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South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC)

Map of North Carolina highlighting the project study area

Project Overview

Currituck Sound Water Quality Monitoring

Location

Currituck County, Dare County, City of Chesapeake, VA, and City of Virginia Beach, VA

Cooperating Agencies

Project Chief
Jason Fine

Period of Project
2005 to present

Currituck Sound

This project was completed in 2012. These pages are for historical purposes only.

Study Area and Data

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Map of Study Area, Currituck Sound, NC (click map to enlarge)

CONTINUOUS WATER QUALITY DATA with streamflow data *
[g, gage height; v, velocity; d, discharge; t, temperature; s, salinity; do, dissolved oxygen; p, pH; tu, turbidity; c, chlorophyll]
Station Number
Location
Site No.
Collecting Agency
Data Available
Period of Record
Data File
02043410
Northwest River Near Moyock, NC
4
ECSU
g, v, d, t, s, do, p, tu, c
March 2006 to June 2007
02043415
Tull Creek Near Currituck, NC
5
ECSU
g, v, d, t, s, do, p, tu, c
April 2006 to June 2007
0204343500
Intercoastal Waterway near Coinjock, NC
6
ECSU
g, v, d, t, s, do, p, tu, c
March 2006 to June 2007
02043460
Currituck Sound off Dews Island near Jarvisburg, NC
14/15
ECSU
t, s, do, p, tu, c
April 2006 to June 2007
02043270
North Landing River near Creeds, VA
20
ECSU
g, v, d, t, s, do, p, tu, c
March 2006 to June 2007
02043016
Back Bay below Ragged Island, VA
21
US FWS
t, s, do, p, tu
March 2006 to July 2007
02043430
Upper Currituck Sound near Corolla, NC
23
NC NEER
t, s, do, p, tu
April 2006 to July 2007
0204347500
Currituck Sound near Point Harbor, NC
24
NC NEER
g, v, t, s, do, p, tu
March 2006 to July 2007
DISCRETE WATER-QUALITY DATA (2006-007_WQ_Data.xls)

* Streamflow data was collected by the USGS. For all streamflow data for the project and expanded site information, please refer to NWIS Web.