Temperature measurements found in dataset XBT taken from the RMAS NEWTON (CALL SIGN GURN - launched 1975), DISCOVERY (R/V; call sign GLNE; built 12.1962; IMO5090660) and other platforms in the North Atlantic, Arctic and other locations from 1984 to 2000 (NODC Accession 0000722)

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Release of ships of opportunity XBT data compiled by the Maritime Environment Information Centre at the UKHO. The data represents 5 years (1995 - 2000) of archived SOOP XBT observations. The dataset contains 7214 observations from various vessels (see vessel summary), the data ranges from years 1984 to 2000. Previously to 1995 the data was released annually to the oceanographic community through ICES and US NODC, World Data Centre A.
  • Cite as: Gelfeld, Robert D; United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (2011). Temperature measurements found in dataset XBT taken from the RMAS NEWTON (CALL SIGN GURN - launched 1975), DISCOVERY (R/V; call sign GLNE; built 12.1962; IMO5090660) and other platforms in the North Atlantic, Arctic and other locations from 1984 to 2000 (NODC Accession 0000722). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1984-01-01 to 2000-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 65.02
S: -71.4
E: 84.83
W: 176.55
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-01-10
Edition 1.1
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
Data Update Frequency As needed
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Temperature measurements found in dataset XBT taken from the RMAS NEWTON (CALL SIGN GURN - launched 1975) , DISCOVERY (R/V; call sign GLNE; built 12.1962; IMO5090660) and other platforms in the North Atlantic, Arctic and other locations from 1984 to 2000 (NODC Accession 0000722)

Accession| 0000722
Date Received (month/day/year)| 12/18/2003
Start date (month/day/year)| 7/28/1984
End date (month/day/year)| 4/14/2000
Submitting Institute| HYDRO DEPARTMENT (BRITISH HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE)
Contains observation type(s)| physical
Contains datatype(s)| 4047 temperature profiles

Includes Sea Area(s)| North Atlantic
Arctic
South Atlantic
Antarctic
South Indian
Coastal N Atlantic
Equatorial Atlantic
Coastal S Atlantic
South Pacific
Mediteranean
Coastal S Pacific
West Boundary| 176.55
East Boundary| 84.83
North Boundary| 65.02
South Boundary| -71.40
Contains Instrument Type(s)| XBT (4047 casts)
Institute(s)| HYDRO DEPARTMENT (BRITISH HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE)
Platform(s)| RMAS NEWTON (CALL SIGN GURN - launched 1975)
DISCOVERY (R/V; call sign GLNE; built 12.1962; IMO5090660)
CUMULUS (GACA)
POLAR NANOC [DQ (OWVG2)
CHARLES DARWIN (R/V;c.s.GDLS;built 1984;ren'd Ocean Researcher 2006;IMO8207941)
BRUARFOSS
JAMES CLARK ROSS (ZDLP)
HAKON MOSBY (F/R/V; call sign LJIT; built Sep 1980; IMO7922233)
CHALLENGER (sold April 2000 and re-flagged as EXPLORER)
MAURICE EWING (R/V; call sign WLDZ; service date 1988 - 2005)
SCOTIA (Call sign GOWS; service date 1971 - 1998)
MV SIREN
RMS ST. HELENA
MV WHITEHEAD II
POSEIDON (DBKV) (In service: 1976)
BRANSFIELD (ZDLG)
CITY OF DUBLIN (SVCQ)
R/V TANGAROA
RRS ERNEST SHACKLETON (Call Sign ZDLS1)
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Gelfeld, Robert D; United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (2011). Temperature measurements found in dataset XBT taken from the RMAS NEWTON (CALL SIGN GURN - launched 1975), DISCOVERY (R/V; call sign GLNE; built 12.1962; IMO5090660) and other platforms in the North Atlantic, Arctic and other locations from 1984 to 2000 (NODC Accession 0000722). Version 1.1. 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 > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
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 SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
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
  • XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Gelfeld, Robert D; United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (2011). Temperature measurements found in dataset XBT taken from the RMAS NEWTON (CALL SIGN GURN - launched 1975), DISCOVERY (R/V; call sign GLNE; built 12.1962; IMO5090660) and other platforms in the North Atlantic, Arctic and other locations from 1984 to 2000 (NODC Accession 0000722). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2011-01-10T16:15:12 - NCEI Accession 0000722 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
  • bathythermograph - XBT
Platform
  • ARKTIS VISION
  • BRANSFIELD
  • BRUARFOSS
  • CHARLES DARWIN
  • CITY OF DUBLIN
  • CORDELLA
  • DISCOVERY
  • FALKLANDS PROTECTOR
  • HAAKON MOSBY
  • JAMES CLARK ROSS
  • MAURICE EWING
  • POLAR NANOC
  • POSEIDON
  • RMAS NEWTON
  • Scotia
  • SHACKLETON
  • SIREN
  • ST. HELENA
  • TANGAROA
  • WHITEHEAD II
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