Water temperature, salinity, and sound speed data collected by CTD and XBT from the R/V Falkor in the NW Hawaiian Islands 2014-03 to 2014-06 (NCEI Accession 0137765)

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Physical parameters (water temperature, salinity, and sound speed) were measured as high-resolution profiles at select locations and times using CTD and XBT instruments on the R/V Falkor geophysical mapping cruises FK140307 and FK140502 during 2014-03-07 to 2014-04-11 and 2014-05-02 to 2014-06-06, respectively. The CTD was a Sea-Bird Electronics 911plus/917plus to a maximum depth of 1000 m and the XBTs were Sippican, Inc. Deep Blue Expendable Profiling Systems to a maximum depth of 760 m. The CTD data are available in the Sea-Bird "cnv" text files and the XBT in NetCDF (COARDS/WOCE).
  • Cite as: Kelley, Christopher; University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (2015). Water temperature, salinity, and sound speed data collected by CTD and XBT from the R/V Falkor in the NW Hawaiian Islands 2014-03 to 2014-06 (NCEI Accession 0137765). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2014-03-07 to 2014-06-06
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 29.27469
S: 23.37897
E: -162.450954
W: -179.358482
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General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2015-11-13
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
Geophysical parameters were also taken on this cruise: multibeam, gravity, and magnetics surveys. These data are archived separately with NCEI (formerly NGDC).

Cetacean observations were also made by a trained observer. These data were provided to NOAA Pacific Islands Regional Office.
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Kelley, Christopher; University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (2015). Water temperature, salinity, and sound speed data collected by CTD and XBT from the R/V Falkor in the NW Hawaiian Islands 2014-03 to 2014-06 (NCEI Accession 0137765). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 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 ACOUSTICS > ACOUSTIC VELOCITY
  • 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
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Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • SHIPS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN > HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
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  • Cite as: Kelley, Christopher; University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (2015). Water temperature, salinity, and sound speed data collected by CTD and XBT from the R/V Falkor in the NW Hawaiian Islands 2014-03 to 2014-06 (NCEI Accession 0137765). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-11-13T20:49:28 - NCEI Accession 0137765 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • bathythermograph - XBT
  • CTD
Platform
  • Falkor
Last Modified: 2017-10-20T18:24:45
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