Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, pH, nutrients, and other variables collected from surface only or profile discrete sampling observations using Niskin bottle and other instruments in the Gulf of Alaska region from 2007-05-19 to 2013-07-22 (NCEI Accession 0132049)

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This archival package includes environmental data from the Gulf of Alaska region. Samples were collected between May 2007 and July 2013.
  • Cite as: Carls, Mark; Vanderhoof, Lawra; Schaufler, Lawrence (2016). Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, pH, nutrients, and other variables collected from surface only or profile discrete sampling observations using Niskin bottle and other instruments in the Gulf of Alaska region from 2007-05-19 to 2013-07-22 (NCEI Accession 0132049). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5MP51BC [access date]
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Time Period 2007-05-19 to 2013-07-22
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 60.719
S: 57.049
E: -134.578
W: -146.798
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-04-15
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
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:
Mark G Carls {NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/Auke Bay Laboratories, 17109 Point Lena Loop Road, Juneau, AK, 99801, USA}

FUNDING AGENCY:
NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program
PROJECT TITLE: Annual carbon cycles in coastal Gulf of Alaska water
PROJECT ID: OAPFY12.01.AFSC.006
Purpose Observe annual annual fluctuations in hydrogen ion concentrations (expressed as pH, where pH = log10[H+]), TA, DIC, and calcium saturation in Gulf of Alaska water.
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Carls, Mark; Vanderhoof, Lawra; Schaufler, Lawrence (2016). Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, pH, nutrients, and other variables collected from surface only or profile discrete sampling observations using Niskin bottle and other instruments in the Gulf of Alaska region from 2007-05-19 to 2013-07-22 (NCEI Accession 0132049). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5MP51BC [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Carls, Mark
  • Vanderhoof, Lawra
  • Schaufler, Lawrence
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Acknowledgments
  • Funding Information: NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program (Annual carbon cycles in coastal Gulf of Alaska water, OAPFY12.01.AFSC.006)
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 > ALKALINITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > AMMONIA
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CHLOROPHYLL
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > INORGANIC CARBON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRITE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PHOSPHATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > SILICATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Provider Variable Names
  • Ammonium
  • ChlA
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite
  • Phosphate
  • Salinity
  • Silicate
  • TA
  • TC2
  • pH
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
  • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/AFSC > Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • COULOMETERS
  • OPTSPEC > Optical Spectrometer
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > GULF OF ALASKA
Provider Geographic Names
  • Gulf of Alaska
  • Juneau
  • Prince William Sound
  • Sitka
  • Southeast Alaska
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Ocean Acidification Search Keywords
  • Ocean Acidification Data Stewardship (OADS) Project
  • Ocean Acidification Program (OAP)
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Carls, Mark; Vanderhoof, Lawra; Schaufler, Lawrence (2016). Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, pH, nutrients, and other variables collected from surface only or profile discrete sampling observations using Niskin bottle and other instruments in the Gulf of Alaska region from 2007-05-19 to 2013-07-22 (NCEI Accession 0132049). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5MP51BC [access date]
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  • 2016-04-15T15:17:43 - NCEI Accession 0132049 v1.1 was published.
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  • Parameter or Variable: Dissolved Inorganic Carbon; Abbreviation: TC2; Unit: umol/kg; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: Measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin bottle or laboratory collection, depending on project; Analyzing instrument: CM5014 UIC Coulometer; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: High and low concentrations of sodium carbonate were used to calibrate the Coulometer, and a slope calibration factor was applied to each inorganic carbon value (Goyet and Hacker 1992). Calculations were completed in Excel; CRM manufacturer: Andrew Dickson's lab at Scripps Institute of Oceanography; CRM batch number: CRM 102, 104, 111, 114, 117, 120; Poison name: Mercuric chloride in some but not all samples; Poison volume: 0.02% by volume; Uncertainty: Typical precision and accuracy were 0.9% and 0.5%, respectively; Method reference: Dickson et al 2007; Researcher name: Dr. Lawra Vanderhoof, Dr. Lawrence Shaufler; Researcher institution: NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/Auke Bay Laboratories.
  • Parameter or Variable: Total alkalinity; Abbreviation: TA; Unit: umol/kg; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: Measured; Calculation method and parameters: Calculations were completed in Excel using methods of Dickson et al. 2007; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Alkalinity titrator; Metrohm Dosimat autopipette (through August 2011) and thereafter with a QC Titration Module on a TitraSip System (Mantech Associates Inc).; Type of titration: Potentiometric; Cell type (open or closed): Open; Curve fitting method: Non-linear least squares; CRM manufacturer: Andrew Dickson's lab at Scripps Institute of Oceanography; CRM batch number: CRM 102, 104, 111, 114, 117, 120; Poison name: Mercuric chloride in some but not all samples; Poison volume: 0.02% by volume; Uncertainty: Typical precision was 3.6% with the Dosimat and 0.5% with the Mantech. Typical accuracy was plus/minus 1.3% with the Dosimat and 0.7% with the Mantech.; Method reference: Open cell titration method from Dickson, A.G., Sabine, C.L. and Christian, J.R. (Eds.) 2007. Guide to best practices for ocean CO2 measurements. PICES Special Publication 3, 191 pp.; Researcher name: Dr. Lawra Vanderhoof, Dr. Lawrence Shaufler; Researcher institution: NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/Auke Bay Laboratories.
  • Parameter or Variable: pH; Abbreviation: pH; pH scale: Total; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: Measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Aligent Technologies Model 8453 UV/visible spectrophotometer; Temperature of pH measurement: 25 C; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: Aligent 8453, M-cresol purple Lot #; At what temperature was pH reported: Environmental; Uncertainty: Values were not corrected for the dye; Method reference: Used spectrometric method from Dickson, A.G., Sabine, C.L. and Christian, J.R. (Eds.) 2007. Guide to best practices for ocean CO2 measurements. PICES Special Publication 3, 191 pp.; Researcher name: Dr. Lawra Vanderhoof, Dr. Lawrence Shaufler; Researcher institution: NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/Auke Bay Laboratories.
  • Parameter or Variable: Chlorophyll A concentration in seawater (ug/L); Abbreviation: ChlA; Unit: ug/L; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Turner Designs Model TD 700 fluorometer or Cary Eclipse spectrofluorometer (2012-2013). ; Method reference: Parsons Maita et al 1984; Researcher name: Dr. Lawrence Shaufler; Researcher institution: NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/Auke Bay Laboratories.
  • Parameter or Variable: Phosphate; Abbreviation: Phosphate; Unit: uM; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Spectrophotometer; Uncertainty: Typical precision was 2.8% and typical accuracy was 10%; Method reference: Bernhardt and Wilhelms 1967; Researcher name: Dr. Katherine A. Krogslund; Researcher institution: Oceanography Technical Services, University of Washington.
  • Parameter or Variable: silicate; Abbreviation: Silicate; Unit: uM; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Spectrophotometer; Uncertainty: Typical precision was 0.5% and typical accuracy was 3%; Method reference: Armstrong et al 1967; Researcher name: Dr. Katherine A. Krogslund; Researcher institution: Oceanography Technical Services, University of Washington.
  • Parameter or Variable: nitrate; Abbreviation: Nitrate; Unit: uM; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Spectrophotometer; Uncertainty: Typical precision was 1.5% and typical accuracy was 7%; Method reference: Armstrong et al 1967; Researcher name: Dr. Katherine A. Krogslund; Researcher institution: Oceanography Technical Services, University of Washington.
  • Parameter or Variable: Nitrite; Abbreviation: Nitrite; Unit: uM; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Spectrophotometer; Uncertainty: Typical precision was 2.8% and typical accuracy was 6%; Method reference: Armstrong et al 1967; Researcher name: Dr. Katherine A. Krogslund; Researcher institution: Oceanography Technical Services, University of Washington.
  • Parameter or Variable: Ammonium; Abbreviation: Ammonium; Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Analyzing instrument: Spectrophotometer; Uncertainty: Typical precision was 4.1% and typical accuracy was 4%; Method reference: Armstrong et al 1967; Researcher name: Dr. Katherine A. Krogslund; Researcher institution: Oceanography Technical Services, University of Washington.
  • Parameter or Variable: Salinity; Abbreviation: Salinity; Unit: psu (practical salinity scale); Observation type: surface only or profile discrete sampling; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: measured; Sampling instrument: Niskin; Analyzing instrument: Model 8400B AutoSal analyzer (Guildline Instruments Limited); Uncertainty: Typical precision and accuracy were 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively. ; Researcher name: Dr. Lawrence Shaufler; Researcher institution: NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/Auke Bay Laboratories.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • bottle
  • Coulometer for DIC measurement
  • spectrophotometer
  • titrator
Last Modified: 2018-09-17T20:23:34
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