Temperature and conductivity data collected by CTDs on moored buoys in the Sermilik Fjord, Greenland from 2008-07 to 2009-08 (NODC Accession 0123217)

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The data included in this dataset were collected in the Sermilik Fjord, located in East Greenland in the Ammassalik district close to the town of Tasiilaq. Data collection was conducted during the summer of 2008 in separate legs. During the first leg, which took place during July 2008, two moorings were deployed; one at a depth of 185 meters and one at a depth of 25 meters. The deeper mooring was equipped with one RBR DR-1050 depth recorder, 10 Onset UBTI-001 Temperature Loggers, and one SBE-37(P) Microcat. The shallow mooring was equipped with one RBR DR-1050 depth recorder and one SBE-37(P) Microcat. These moorings were deployed on July 6, 2008 and were recovered on September 1, 2008. The second leg of the data collection, which took place in September 2008, also deployed two moorings at the same locations as the July moorings. Each of these moorings was equipped with one SBE-37 (P) Microcat. These two moorings were deployed on Sept 3, 2008. The shallow mooring was recovered on August 20, 2009 and the deep mooring was recovered on November 16, 2011.
The purpose of this data collection was part of an exploratory project whose long term goals were to: 1) quantify the (liquid) fresh water flux out of Sermilik Fjord, and 2) determine what water masses flow into the fjord. In particular, if the warm, Atlantic water (Irminger Water) which is found off the slope, is able to penetrate into the fjord.
  • Cite as: Straneo, Fiamma, PhD; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (2014). Temperature and conductivity data collected by CTDs on moored buoys in the Sermilik Fjord, Greenland from 2008-07 to 2009-08 (NODC Accession 0123217). Version 3.3. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2008-09-03 to 2011-11-16
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 65.9683
S: 65.9667
E: -37.7733
W: -37.7817
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2014-11-14
  • revision: 2015-08-21
Edition 3.3
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  • Cite as: Straneo, Fiamma, PhD; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (2014). Temperature and conductivity data collected by CTDs on moored buoys in the Sermilik Fjord, Greenland from 2008-07 to 2009-08 (NODC Accession 0123217). Version 3.3. 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 PRESSURE > WATER PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY
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
  • WHOI > WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION
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Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • MOORINGS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • TEMPERATURE SENSORS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
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  • Cite as: Straneo, Fiamma, PhD; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (2014). Temperature and conductivity data collected by CTDs on moored buoys in the Sermilik Fjord, Greenland from 2008-07 to 2009-08 (NODC Accession 0123217). Version 3.3. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2014-11-14T14:25:11 - NCEI Accession 0123217 v1.1 was published.
  • 2015-01-30T19:30:11 - NCEI Accession 0123217 was revised and v2.2 was published.
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  • 2015-08-21T05:32:08 - NCEI Accession 0123217 was revised and v3.3 was published.
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  • 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
  • buoy - moored buoy
  • CTD
  • CTD - moored CTD
  • Temperature Sensors
Platform
  • MOORINGS
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