Temperature and salinity measurements found in datasets XBT and CTD taken from the CHOFU MARU (Call sign JCCX) (Operation dates: 1987 to present), SEIFU MARU (Call Sign JIVB) (Operation dates: 1993 to present) and other platforms in the Coastal N Pacific, North Pacific and other locations in 2001 (NCEI Accession 0000907)


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            title:  Temperature and salinity measurements found in datasets XBT and CTD taken from the CHOFU MARU (Call sign JCCX) (Operation dates: 1987 to present), SEIFU MARU (Call Sign JIVB) (Operation dates: 1993 to present) and other platforms in the Coastal N Pacific, North Pacific and other locations in 2001 (NCEI Accession 0000907)
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        abstract:  The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has been carrying out oceanographic and marine meteorological observations on board research vessels, at the coastal water temperature observation stations and by ocean data buoys, for the purposes of the better understanding of dynamical processes of the oceanic general circulation affecting climate change, prevention and mitigation of natural disasters, and contributing to international cooperative activities. This Data Report contains the data obtained from the observations made by JMA in 2001 together with the explanations.
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            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > EAST CHINA SEA
            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH CHINA SEA
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
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                    date:  2018-03-15
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                    organisationName:  Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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                            name:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords
                            description:  The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: Levitus, Sydney; Japan Meteorological Agency (2011). Temperature and salinity measurements found in datasets XBT and CTD taken from the CHOFU MARU (Call sign JCCX) (Operation dates: 1987 to present), SEIFU MARU (Call Sign JIVB) (Operation dates: 1993 to present) and other platforms in the Coastal N Pacific, North Pacific and other locations in 2001 (NCEI Accession 0000907). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000907. Accessed [date].
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        supplementalInformation:  COPYRIGHTED - CD-ROM CONTENT SHOULD NOT TO BE REPRODUCED. THE SOURCE SHOULD BE ACKNOWLEDGED (JMA) IN ANY WORK OBTAINED WITH THE DATA IN THIS CD-ROM. Data from Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) that are sent to the U.S. NODC and its co-located WDC for Oceanography are sent for the purpose of international distribution. JMA sent the data to NODC with the knowledge that we distribute such data internationally without restriction. Selected data available in the World Ocean Database Temperature and salinity measurements found in datasets XBT and CTD taken from the CHOFU MARU (Call sign JCCX) (Operation dates: 1987 to present), SEIFU MARU (Call Sign JIVB) (Operation dates: 1993 to present) and other platforms in the Coastal N Pacific, North Pacific and other locations in 2001 (NODC Accession 0000907) Accession| 0000907 Date Received (month/day/year)| 4/14/2005 Start date (month/day/year)| 1/14/2001 End date (month/day/year)| 12/8/2001 Submitting Institute| JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY Contains observation type(s)| physical,meterology Contains datatype(s)| 1583 temperature profiles 1372 salinity profiles 1582 Bottom_Depth measurements 222 Wave_Height measurements 222 Wave_Period measurements 221 Wind_Direction measurements 222 Wind_Speed measurements 222 Barometric_Pres measurements 222 Dry_Bulb_Temp measurements 222 Weather_Condit measurements 210 Cloud-Type measurements 222 Cloud_Cover measurements 215 Visibility measurements Includes Sea Area(s)| Coastal N Pacific North Pacific Equatorial Pacific West Boundary| 127.44 East Boundary| 165.03 North Boundary| 48.02 South Boundary| -3.07 Contains Instrument Type(s)| XBT (211 casts) CTD (1295 casts) XCTD (77 casts) Institute(s)| JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY Platform(s)| CHOFU MARU (Call sign JCCX) (Operation dates: 1987 to present) SEIFU MARU (Call Sign JIVB) (Operation dates: 1993 to present) SHUMPU MARU RYOFU MARU (Call sign JGZK; Operation date: 08.1966 - 05.1995) KEIFU MARU (Call Sign JBOA) (Operational 1969 - 2000) KOFU MARU (Call sign JDWX; built 1988; IMO8716112) KEIFU MARU (Call Sign JPBN) (Operation dates: 2000 to present) RYOFU MARU (Call sign JGQH; Operation date: 06.1995 to present)
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            description:  Updated information from ICES for the vessel KEIFU MARU from JAPAN has been added. Code : 49UF Name : KEIFU MARU Flag : JAPAN - JP (ISO Country Code) Call Sign : JPBN Platform Class : 31 Research vessel IMO : 9237838 Commissioned Date : 2000 Current Length : 81 Built : 2000 Notes : WOD code 8887. MMSI 431560000 Additional Information Sources: - http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/ru/shipdetails.aspx?mmsi=431560000 General Comments: Confirmed in Miramar Ship Index
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                code:  Ryofu Maru
            description:  Update information from ICES for the vessel Ryofu Maru from JAPAN. Name Ryofu Maru Country Flag JAPAN (JP) Platform Class 31 Research vessel Call Sign JGQH IMO 9100322 Pennant Title Commissioned Date 1995-06-30 Decommissioned Date Current Length(m) Built Date 1995-06-30 Additional information - http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/431757000
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