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        abstract:  World Ocean Database 2001 (WOD01) is comprised of 8 CD-ROMs and contains in situ profile data such as temperature, salinity, nutrients, oxygen, chlorophyll, plankton biomass data and more. It is an update to the World Ocean Database 1998, plus it contains some new parameters. Some changes since WOD98: - addition and specification of data from undulating oceanographic recorders, profiling floats, drifting buoys, moored buoys, surface only data, and autonomous pinniped bathythermograph data; - addition of carbon variables to the database; - submitter-defined data quality flags received as part of data submissions are now kept in the database; - modifications to the data format. Copies of these discs are no longer available via the NODC Online Store.
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                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  1772-01-01
                    endPosition:  2001-12-31
        supplementalInformation: (missing)
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:
                  Anchor:  https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/institution/details/1730 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  301-713-3277
                        facsimile:  301-713-3300
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  Federal Building 151 Patton Avenue
                        city:  Asheville
                        administrativeArea:  NC
                        postalCode:  28801-5001
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
                orderingInstructions:  Data in this archival information package are not currently available for public download from NCEI. Please contact NCEI Information Services directly for access to these data.
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            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
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                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000720
                    protocol:  HTTPS
                    applicationProfile:  Web browser
                    name:  Dataset Description
                    description:  Navigate directly to the URL for a descriptive web page with download links.
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                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/oas/720
                    protocol:  HTTPS
                    applicationProfile:  Web browser
                    name:  Descriptive Information
                    description:  Navigate directly to the URL for a descriptive web page.
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                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/download/720
                    protocol:  HTTPS
                    applicationProfile:  Web browser
                    name:  HTTPS
                    description:  Navigate directly to the URL for a descriptive web page.
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) offlineAccess
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  NCEI Accession 0000720 v1.1 was published.
                rationale:  Access to this revision of this accession has been limited, and full and open access is not available at this time. As acknowledged in NOAA Administrative Order 212-15, some data archived at NCEI may have specific access constraints that are mutually agreed upon and documented by the Data Producer / Data Provider and NCEI.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-01-25T16:23:32Z
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  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.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Metadata are developed, maintained and distributed by NCEI. Updates are performed as needed to maintain currentness.
        contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  bathythermograph - MBT
            type:  bathythermograph - MBT
            description:  Mechanical BathyThermograph
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  bathythermograph - XBT
            type:  bathythermograph - XBT
            description:  eXpendable BathyThermograph
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  bottle
            type:  bottle
            description:  any type of water bottle sampling device Generic name for water collection device; usually used to determine temperature, salinity and provide water aliquots for measurement of a wide range of parameters; often referred to by a specific type of water sampling bottle, such as a Nansen or Niskin bottle.
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  buoy - drifting buoy
            type:  buoy - drifting buoy
            description:  buoy - drifting buoy
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  buoy - moored buoy
            type:  buoy - moored buoy
            description:  buoy - moored buoy
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  CTD
            type:  CTD
            description:  Conductivity-Temperature-Depth probe
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  profiling floats
            type:  profiling floats
            description:  PALACE and other types of profiling drifters any one of several types of free-drifting (floating) instrument packages that measure one or more water column parameters, such as temperature, salinity, etc., along with reporting the date, time, and location of the measurements taken over time. Examples include the P-ALACE or PALACE floats, drifting buoys, etc.