National Estuarine Research Reserve System

Centralized Data Management Office

Data Citation

NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS). System-wide Monitoring Program. Data accessed from the NOAA NERRS Centralized Data Management Office website:; accessed 12 October 2012.

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