Temperature, salinity, and nutrient observations collected in the Mediterranean and Black Seas available as part of the MEDAR/MEDATLAS project (NODC Accession 0000996)

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The overall objective of the EU concerted action MEDAR/MEDATLAS (MAS3-CT98-0174 & ERBIC20-CT98-0103) was to make available a comprehensive data product of such multi-disciplinary in-situ data and information in the Mediterranean and Black Sea, through a wide co-operation of the Mediterranean and Black Sea countries.

PARAMETER NAME NB OF PROFILES SEA TEMPERATURE 284946 PRACTICAL SALINITY 118509 DISSOLVED OXYGEN 44989 NITRATE (NO3-N) 10588 NITRITE (NO2-N) 10561 AMMONIUM 5301 SILICATE 15936 PHOSPHATE 20808 ALKALINITY 2548 PH 14548 CHLOROPHYLL-A TOTAL 4716 HYDROGEN SULPHIDE (H2S) 1843 TOTAL NITROGEN 153 TOTAL PHOSPORUS 2381
  • Cite as: Institut Francais de Recherche Pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (2010). Temperature, salinity, and nutrient observations collected in the Mediterranean and Black Seas available as part of the MEDAR/MEDATLAS project (NODC Accession 0000996). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1889-01-01 to 2003-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 50
S: 30
E: -45
W: -10
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-16
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
Supplemental Information
Multiple platforms & collecting institutions
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Institut Francais de Recherche Pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (2010). Temperature, salinity, and nutrient observations collected in the Mediterranean and Black Seas available as part of the MEDAR/MEDATLAS project (NODC Accession 0000996). 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 CHEMISTRY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CHLOROPHYLL
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRITE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NUTRIENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PHOSPHATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > SILICATE
  • 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
NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • MBT > Mechanical Bathythermographs
  • XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • CONTINENT > ASIA > WESTERN ASIA > BLACK SEA
  • CONTINENT > EUROPE > EASTERN EUROPE > BLACK SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > MEDITERRANEAN SEA
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Institut Francais de Recherche Pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (2010). Temperature, salinity, and nutrient observations collected in the Mediterranean and Black Seas available as part of the MEDAR/MEDATLAS project (NODC Accession 0000996). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-16T16:30:11 - NCEI Accession 0000996 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 - MBT
  • bathythermograph - XBT
  • bottle
  • CTD
Last Modified: 2016-11-18T14:26:14
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