Plankton Reactivity in the Marine Environment (PRIME) Data set - 1/1/1971 to 7/23/1996 (NCEI Accession 0000168)

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Physical and chemical data were collected using CTD, bottle casts, and another instruments in the North Atlantic Ocean from 01 January 1971 to 23 July 1996. Data were submitted by the British Oceanographic Data Center; Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory with support from the Plankton Reactivity In the Marine Environment (PRIME) project.
  • Cite as: Heath, Mike R.; British Oceanographic Data Centre (2010). Plankton Reactivity in the Marine Environment (PRIME) Data set - 1/1/1971 to 7/23/1996 (NCEI Accession 0000168). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000168. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1971-01-01 to 1996-07-23
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 80
S: 0
E: -5
W: -75
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-16
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Contents of the PRIME Database:

More than 500 CTD and SeaSoar profiles
Nearly 1000 water bottles sampled
More than 600 net hauls sampled
More than 450 Secchi disk deployments
Nearly 4000 multisizer samples
23 production experiments
5 drifting buoy tracks
40 days of weather observations
49 cruises
nearly 650 parameters measured


Database is relational and the CD-ROM includes a software interface and extensive documentation.
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
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  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Heath, Mike R.; British Oceanographic Data Centre (2010). Plankton Reactivity in the Marine Environment (PRIME) Data set - 1/1/1971 to 7/23/1996 (NCEI Accession 0000168). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000168. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > CLOUDS > CLOUD PROPERTIES > CLOUD FREQUENCY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PROTISTS > PLANKTON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON > ZOOPLANKTON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > BIOMASS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CHLOROPHYLL
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NUTRIENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > ATTENUATION/TRANSMISSION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > IRRADIANCE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > SECCHI DEPTH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN WAVES > SEA STATE
  • 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
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • DRIFTING BUOYS
  • NETS
  • SECCHI DISKS
  • THERMOSALINOGRAPHS
  • VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Heath, Mike R.; British Oceanographic Data Centre (2010). Plankton Reactivity in the Marine Environment (PRIME) Data set - 1/1/1971 to 7/23/1996 (NCEI Accession 0000168). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000168. Accessed [date].
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  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-16T23:43:00Z - NCEI Accession 0000168 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • 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.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • bag-collection
  • bottle
  • buoy - drifting buoy
  • CTD
  • meteorological sensors
  • net
  • pump casts
  • SeaSoar
  • secchi disk
  • thermosalinographs
  • visual estimate
  • visual observation
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