Physical data collected from Seaglider SG005 during Washington Coast August 2003 in the North Pacific Ocean, Coastal Waters of Washington/Oregon deployed from 2003-08-21 to 2004-01-20 (NCEI Accession 0155930)

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Seaglider is a buoyancy driven autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) developed by scientists and engineers at the University of Washington's School of Oceanography and Applied Physics Laboratory. Seagliders are designed to glide from the ocean surface to a programmed depth and back while measuring temperature, salinity, depth-averaged current, and other quantities along a sawtooth trajectory through the water. Seaglider has entered wide use in scientific deployments. They are designed for missions in range of several thousand kilometers and durations of many months. Seagliders are commanded remotely and report their measurements in near real time via wireless telemetry.
  • Cite as: Eriksen, Charles; University of Washington (2016). Physical data collected from Seaglider SG005 during Washington Coast August 2003 in the North Pacific Ocean, Coastal Waters of Washington/Oregon deployed from 2003-08-21 to 2004-01-20 (NCEI Accession 0155930). Version 2.2. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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  • netCDF (Version: netCDF-4 Classic)
    • File Specification: NetCDF Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention CF-1.6 with Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
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Time Period 2003-08-21 to 2004-01-20
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 48.154351
S: 46.881859
E: -124.975194
W: -128.023631
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Seaglider: A Long-Range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Oceanographic Research
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-07-20
  • revision: 2016-08-31
Edition 2.2
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
In this accession, NCEI has archived multiple versions of these data. The latest (and best) version of these data has the largest version number.
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Eriksen, Charles; University of Washington (2016). Physical data collected from Seaglider SG005 during Washington Coast August 2003 in the North Pacific Ocean, Coastal Waters of Washington/Oregon deployed from 2003-08-21 to 2004-01-20 (NCEI Accession 0155930). Version 2.2. 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 CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN PRESSURE > WATER PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > DENSITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
NetCDF Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention Standard Name Table
  • depth
  • eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • northward_sea_water_velocity
  • sea_water_density
  • sea_water_electrical_conductivity
  • sea_water_potential_temperature
  • sea_water_pressure
  • sea_water_salinity
  • sea_water_sigma_t
  • sea_water_sigma_theta
  • sea_water_temperature
  • speed_of_sound_in_sea_water
  • surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • surface_northward_sea_water_velocity
Originator Keywords
  • Conductivity
  • Density
  • Fluorescence
  • Potential Density
  • Potential Temperature
  • Salinity
  • Water Temperature
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
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • SEAGLIDER
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Eriksen, Charles; University of Washington (2016). Physical data collected from Seaglider SG005 during Washington Coast August 2003 in the North Pacific Ocean, Coastal Waters of Washington/Oregon deployed from 2003-08-21 to 2004-01-20 (NCEI Accession 0155930). Version 2.2. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2016-07-20T20:26:05 - NCEI Accession 0155930 v1.1 was published.
  • 2016-08-31T13:33:31 - NCEI Accession 0155930 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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Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • CTD
  • Glider
  • GPS
Platform
  • SG005
Last Modified: 2018-02-08T19:26:00
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