Dissolved inorganic carbon, pH, alkalinity, temperature, salinity and other variables collected from discrete sample and profile observations using Alkalinity titrator, CTD and other instruments from METEOR in the Adriatic Sea, Aegean Sea and others from 2011-04-05 to 2011-04-28 (NCEI Accession 0108079)


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        abstract:  NCEI Accession 0108079 includes discrete sample and profile data collected from METEOR in the Adriatic Sea, Aegean Sea, Alboran Sea, Ionian Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin, Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin, North Atlantic Ocean, Strait of Gibraltar and Tyrrhenian Sea from 2011-04-05 to 2011-04-28. These data include Barium, CHLOROFLUOROCARBON-12 (CFC-12), DELTA CARBON-13, DELTA CARBON-14, DELTA HELIUM-3, DISSOLVED INORGANIC CARBON (DIC), DISSOLVED OXYGEN, HELIUM, HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE, NEON, NITRATE, NITRITE, Potential temperature (theta), SALINITY, SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF6), TOTAL ALKALINITY (TA), Tritium (Hydrogen isotope), WATER TEMPERATURE, pH, phosphate and silicate. The instruments used to collect these data include Alkalinity titrator, CTD, Coulometer for DIC measurement, bottle and spectrophotometer. These data were collected by Toste Tanhua of Helmholtz-Zentrum Fr Ozeanforschung, M. Alvarez of Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Vigo and L. Mintrop of Marianda Marine Analytics and Data as part of the CLIVAR_Met_84_3_Med_Sea data set. CDIAC associated the following cruise ID(s) with this data set: CLIVAR_Met_84_3_Med_Sea The International CLIVAR Global Ocean Carbon and Repeat Hydrography Program carries out a systematic and global re-occupation of select WOCE/JGOFS hydrographic sections to quantify changes in storage and transport of heat, fresh water, carbon dioxide (CO2), and related parameters.
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v1.1 was published.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2013-06-05T20:26:07Z
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                        title:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v1.1
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                                    description:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v1.1
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0108079 was revised and v2.2 was published.
                rationale:  Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
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                  DateTime:  2016-02-23T04:37:10Z
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                        title:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v2.2
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                                    name:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v2.2
                                    description:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v2.2
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0108079 was revised and v3.3 was published.
                rationale:  Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2017-05-25T15:26:17Z
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                        title:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v3.3
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                                    description:  NCEI Accession 0108079 v3.3
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Dissolved Inorganic Carbon; Abbreviation: DIC; Observation type: discrete; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ observation; Measured or calculated: Calculated; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: The measurement was carried out with SOMMA # 014 belonging to IfM Geomar Kiel. Samples were thermostated at 20 (+/- 0.2) degC. A calibrated thermostated pipette (volume approx. 26 ml) was filled with the sample by gas pressure (nitrogen), the sample was transferred to the stripper, acidified with phosphoric acid (approx. 10% solution) and extracted with nitrogen as carrier gas. Liberated CO2 was measured with an UIC COULOMETER type 5012.; Standardization description: The precision was controlled by titration of several bottles filled from the same Niskin bottles at two different locations (Table 5.5). From these results, it can be concluded that precision is +/- 0.6 mol/kg or better.; CRM batch number: 108.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Total alkalinity; Abbreviation: TA; Observation type: discrete; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ observation; Measured or calculated: Measured; Type of titration: Gran; Curve fitting method: Total Alkalinity (TA) along the METEOR 84/3 cruise was analyzed following a double end point potentiometric technique by Pérez and Fraga (1987) further improved in Pérez et al. (2002); Method reference: Pérez and Fraga (1987).
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: pH; Abbreviation: pH; pH scale: Total; Observation type: discrete; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ observation; Measured or calculated: Measured; Temperature of pH measurement: 25C; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: Seawater pH was measured using a double-wavelength spectrophotometric procedure (Byrne, 1987). The indicator was a solution of m-cresol purple (Sigma Aldrich) prepared in seawater (2 mM).; Uncertainty: The mean of the STD is ±0.0012 which could be considered as the reproducibility of pH measurements during the cruise..
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: CTDTMP; Abbreviation: CTDTMP; Unit: DEG_C; Controlled vocabulary name: WATER TEMPERATURE; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: CTDSAL; Abbreviation: CTDSAL; Controlled vocabulary name: SALINITY; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: CTDOXY; Abbreviation: CTDOXY; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: DISSOLVED OXYGEN; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: OXUGEN; Abbreviation: OXUGEN; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: DISSOLVED OXYGEN; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: SILCAT; Abbreviation: SILCAT; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: silicate; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: NITRAT; Abbreviation: NITRAT; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: NITRATE; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: NITRIT; Abbreviation: NITRIT; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: NITRITE; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: PHSPHT; Abbreviation: PHSPHT; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: phosphate; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: CFC-12; Abbreviation: CFC-12; Unit: PMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: CHLOROFLUOROCARBON-12 (CFC-12); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: SF6; Abbreviation: SF6; Unit: FMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: Sulfur Hexaflouride (SF6); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: TCARBN; Abbreviation: TCARBN; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: DISSOLVED INORGANIC CARBON (DIC); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: ALKALI; Abbreviation: ALKALI; Unit: UMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: total alkalinity; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: PH_TOT; Abbreviation: PH_TOT; Controlled vocabulary name: pH; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: PH_TMP; Abbreviation: PH_TMP; Unit: DEG_C; Controlled vocabulary name: pH; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: TRITUM; Abbreviation: TRITUM; Unit: TU; Controlled vocabulary name: Tritium (Hydrogen isotope); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: TRITER; Abbreviation: TRITER; Unit: TU; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: HELIUM; Abbreviation: HELIUM; Unit: NMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: HELIUM; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: DELHE3; Abbreviation: DELHE3; Unit: PERCNT; Controlled vocabulary name: DELTA HELIUM-3; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: DELHER; Abbreviation: DELHER; Unit: PERCNT; Controlled vocabulary name: DELTA HELIUM-3; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: NEON; Abbreviation: NEON; Unit: NMOL/KG; Controlled vocabulary name: NEON; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
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                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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                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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        maintenanceNote:  Metadata are developed, maintained and distributed by NCEI. Updates are performed as needed to maintain currentness.
        maintenanceNote:  NCEI Accession 0108079 was revised and a new version of the archival package was published. Updates to existing archival packages may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. The latest version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession. Please see journal.txt in the /about directory for additional details on changes made.
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            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                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.
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                code:  Coulometer for DIC measurement
            type:  Coulometer for DIC measurement
            description:  A known amount of seawater is dispensed into a stripping chamber where it is acidified and purged with an inert gas. The amount of CO2 in the resulting gas stream is determined by absorbing the CO2 in an absorbent. The pH of the solution is monitored by measuring the transmittance .
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                code:  CTD
            type:  CTD
            description:  Conductivity-Temperature-Depth probe
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                code:  spectrophotometer
            type:  spectrophotometer
            description:  spectrophotometer, optical spectrometer, spectrograph or spectroscope An optical spectrometer (spectrophotometer, spectrograph or spectroscope) is an instrument used to measure properties of light over a specific portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, typically used in spectroscopic analysis to identify materials. Butler, L. R. P.; Laqua, K. (1995). "Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-IX. Instrumentation for the spectral dispersion and isolation of optical radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)". Pure Appl. Chem. IUPAC. 67 (10): 1725–1744. doi:10.1351/pac199567101725. A spectrometer is the general term for describing a combination of spectral apparatus with one or more detectors to measure the intensity of one or more spectral bands."
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                code:  titrator
            type:  titrator
            description:  titrator
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                code:  METEOR
            description:  Updated information from ICES for the vessel METEOR from GERMANY. Code : 06MT Name : METEOR Flag : GERMANY - DE (ISO Country Code) Call Sign : DBBH Platform Class : Research vessel IMO : 6407573 Commissioned Date : 1964 Decommissioned Date : 1985 Current Length : 82.10 Built : 1964 Notes : Was operated by the German Hydrographic Institute (DHI). Information Source : http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_(1964) (URL) Same Vessels Info 61RA - RAPUHIA General Comments: Built as a stern trawler/research vessel under yard No 889 by A. G. ‘Weser’ Werft Seebeck, Bremerhaven for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Hamburg. In 1985 sold to New Zealand (Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research) and renamed RAPUHIA. Further info: http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5824&start=0
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