Aragonite saturation state gridded to 1x1 degree latitude and longitude at depth levels of 0, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, and 4000 meters in the global oceans (NCEI Accession 0139360)

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This archival package contains gridded data of aragonite saturation state across the global oceans (spatial distributions with a resolution of 1x1 degree latitude and longitude) at depth levels of 0m, 50m, 100m, 200m, 500m, 1000m, 2000m, 3000m and 4000m. Ocean station data with at least dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) and total alkalinity (TA) measurements were obtained from the Global Ocean Data Analysis Project (GLODAP), the Carbon Dioxide in the Atlantic Ocean (CARINA), the Pacific Ocean Interior Carbon (PACIFICA), and some recent cruise data sets. Aragonite saturation state was calculated using a Matlab version of CO2SYS from in-situ temperature, pressure, salinity, dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), total alkalinity (TA), silicate and phosphate with the dissociation constants for carbonic acid of Lueker et al. [2000], potassium bisulfate (KHSO4-) of Dickson [1990a], boric acid of Dickson [1990b], and with the total borate concentration equations of Lee et al. [2010]. Aragonite saturation state was correct to January 1, 2000 before it was gridded to a world-wide grid with 1x1 degree latitude and longitude resolution. The Longitude values used in this data set are from 20 to 380 degrees. For more information about the data set, please read the below paper: Jiang, L.-Q., R. A. Feely, B. R. Carter, D. J. Greeley, D. K. Gledhill, and K. M. Arzayus (2015), Climatological distribution of aragonite saturation state in the global oceans, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 29, 1656-1673, doi:10.1002/2015GB005198.
  • Cite as: Jiang, Li-Qing; Feely, Richard A. (2015). Aragonite saturation state gridded to 1x1 degree latitude and longitude at depth levels of 0, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, and 4000 meters in the global oceans (NCEI Accession 0139360). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5Q81B4P [access date]
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Time Period 1972-01-01 to 2012-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 90
S: -90
E: 180
W: -180
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  • Jiang, L.-Q., R. A. Feely, B. R. Carter, D. J. Greeley, D. K. Gledhill, and K. M. Arzayus (2015), Climatological distribution of aragonite saturation state in the global oceans, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 29, 1656-1673, doi:10.1002/2015GB005198
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2015-12-17
Edition 1.1
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: 61EGD3
Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Jiang, Li-Qing; Feely, Richard A. (2015). Aragonite saturation state gridded to 1x1 degree latitude and longitude at depth levels of 0, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, and 4000 meters in the global oceans (NCEI Accession 0139360). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5Q81B4P [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Jiang, Li-Qing
  • Feely, Richard A.
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Acknowledgments
  • Funding Information: NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (Ocean Acidification Data Stewardship Project, OAPFY13.03.NODC.001)
  • Funding Information: Climate Observations Division of NOAA Climate Program Office
  • Funding Information: NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
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 > CARBONATE
Provider Keywords
  • gridded data
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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Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • NISKIN BOTTLES
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
Provider Geographic Names
  • Global Ocean
  • World wide distribution
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Ocean Acidification Search Keywords
  • Ocean Acidification Data Stewardship (OADS) Project
  • Ocean Acidification Program (OAP)
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  • Cite as: Jiang, Li-Qing; Feely, Richard A. (2015). Aragonite saturation state gridded to 1x1 degree latitude and longitude at depth levels of 0, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, and 4000 meters in the global oceans (NCEI Accession 0139360). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5Q81B4P [access date]
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  • 2015-12-17T19:23:09 - NCEI Accession 0139360 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: Aragonite saturation state; Observation type: gridded data; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: In-situ; Measured or calculated: Calculated; Calculation method and parameters: Aragonite saturation state was calculated using a Matlab version of CO2SYS from in-situ temperature, pressure, salinity, dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), total alkalinity (TA), silicate and phosphate with the dissociation constants for carbonic acid of Lueker et al. [2000], potassium bisulfate (KHSO4) of Dickson [1990a], boric acid of Dickson [1990b], and with the total borate concentration equations of Lee et al. [2010]. Aragonite saturation state was correct to January 1, 2000 before it was gridded to a world-wide grid with 1x1 degree latitude and longitude resolution.; Uncertainty: 6% for the calculated aragonite saturation state, the uncertainty for the gridded data is larger.; Researcher name: Li-Qing Jiang; Researcher institution: Cooperative Institute of Climate and Satellites, University of Maryland.
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  • Niskin bottle
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