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Yearly Reports_Bocas del Toro

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Yearly climate summaries for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Physical Monitoring Program Bocas del Toro Research Station, located on San Juan Island in the Rep. of Panama.

This report summarises data for the Bocas del Toro Research Station. The station was established in 2002. Located near the western end of Isla Colon (9.351553°, -82.256565°); part of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago. The archipelago is a complex region of islands, mainland bays, rivers and forested mountain slopes on the Caribbean side of the Panamanian isthmus.

Summaries include the climate data collected from the meteorological station located on a platform located approximately 200m from the shore, as well as oceanographic data collected from numerous sampling sites located in the surrounding area.