As part of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, a series of Taylor Valley lakes have been monitored for dissolved oxygen and temperature profiles. A YSI dissolved oxygen meter was used to record these measurements in the perennial ice-covered lakes of Taylor Valley. The measurements were collected from 1993 to 2000. Other methodologies to monitor temperatures and dissolved oxygen in lakes are being used.
...or query the dataset by variables and dates of interest:
A YSI Model 58 meter with a YSI 5739 probe was used to record temperature and dissolved oxygen profiles. Calibration of the meter and probe was performed in water saturated air, near 0 degrees C, with the salinity correction set to 0 ppt. All measurements were recorded with the same salinity correction (0 ppt). The probe was manually agitated by slowlay moving in an up and down motion (~2 cm). Once the probe stabilized, the data was recorded.