CTD data collected as part of the resolution of the throughflow transport and velocity field across the central passages of the Indonesian Seas from 2/19/1998 - 3/5/1998 (NODC Accession 0000074)

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Arlindo is an acronym for Arus Lintas Indonesia, meaning 'Indonesian throughflow' in Bahasa Indonesia. The Arlindo program is a joint oceanographic research endeavor of Indonesia and the United States, designed to study the circulation and mixing of waters within the Indonesian seas. The field phase of Arlindo began in 1993 with Arlindo Mixing after many years of developing the necessary relationships and procedures with Indonesian scientists and government agencies.

Inter-ocean transport within the Indonesian Seas is the primary means of exporting excess freshwater from the North Pacific Ocean. The efficiency of this transfer dictates to a large measure the meridional overturning of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and perhaps of the global thermohaline "conveyor belt" circulation . The Indonesian throughflow is relevant to ENSO as it allows "seepage" of the western Pacific's warm pool water into the Indian Ocean, adjusting the volume of the warm pool. Furthermore the regionally intense tidal induced mixing may govern to some extent the SST and sea-air coupling, with feedback on ENSO. These mixing processes enhance buoyancy fluxes, inducing locally strong upwelling and influencing the circulation pattern.

Arlindo Goal: to resolve the circulation and water mass stratification within the Indonesian Seas in order to formulate a thorough description of the source, spreading patterns, inter-ocean transport and dominant mixing processes within the Indonesian Seas. Such products are used for the development of regional and global ocean circulation models; large scale coupled ocean/atmosphere models sufficient for prediction of climate and global change; understanding of the environmental conditions within the Indonesian Seas and improved understanding of the factors that affect primary productivity within Indonesian waters.

Arlindo Objectives: The specific objectives of Arlindo are incorporated in each of its three phases:

Arlindo Mixing (Aug 1993 and Feb 1994): to identify the source and pathways of the throughflow and to define the mixing enroute, for both monsoons.

Arlindo Circulation (20 Nov-15 Dec 1996 and 17 Feb-7 Mar 1998): to resolve the throughflow transport and velocity field across the central passages of the Indonesian Seas; extend the Arlindo 1993/94 CTD/CFC coverage both temporally, to 1996/97 and regionally, to the eastern Banda Sea.

Arlindo Monitoring (1998 to 2007): provide a long term data set of the throughflow to enable study at time scales of ENSO events.
  • Cite as: Mele, Philip A.; Columbia University > Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (2010). CTD data collected as part of the resolution of the throughflow transport and velocity field across the central passages of the Indonesian Seas from 2/19/1998 - 3/5/1998 (NODC Accession 0000074). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1998-02-19 to 1998-03-05
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -1.4027
S: -7.8072
E: 132.3997
W: 118.3012
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-16
  • revision: 2013-03-13
Edition 1.2
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
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Collaborating Organization: Agency Assessment & Application of Tech., Indonesia
Purpose Basic research
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  • Cite as: Mele, Philip A.; Columbia University > Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (2010). CTD data collected as part of the resolution of the throughflow transport and velocity field across the central passages of the Indonesian Seas from 2/19/1998 - 3/5/1998 (NODC Accession 0000074). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN PRESSURE > WATER PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • SHIPS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH CHINA AND EASTERN ARCHIPELAGIC SEAS
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  • Cite as: Mele, Philip A.; Columbia University > Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (2010). CTD data collected as part of the resolution of the throughflow transport and velocity field across the central passages of the Indonesian Seas from 2/19/1998 - 3/5/1998 (NODC Accession 0000074). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2010-12-16T23:36:19 - NCEI Accession 0000074 v1.1 was published.
  • 2013-03-13T15:37:08 - NCEI Accession 0000074 was revised and v1.2 was published.
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  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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  • bottle
  • CTD
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  • BARUNA JAYA IV
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