Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, salinity and other variables collected from Surface underway observations using Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas analyzer and other instruments from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN in the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea and others from 2015-01-15 to 2015-12-18 (NCEI Accession 0157252)

browse graphicPreview graphic
NCEI Accession 0157252 includes Surface underway, chemical, meteorological and physical data collected from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN in the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea, Bering Sea, Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia, Gulf of Alaska, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, North Pacific Ocean, Rose Atoll Marine National Monument and South Pacific Ocean from 2015-01-15 to 2015-12-18. These data include AIR-SEA DIFFERENCE - PARTIAL PRESSURE (OR FUGACITY) OF CARBON DIOXIDE, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide - atmosphere, Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide - water, SALINITY and SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE. The instruments used to collect these data include Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas analyzer.

These data were collected by Rik Wanninkhof, Robert Castle and Denis Pierrot of US DOC; NOAA; OAR; Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory as part of the VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1501A, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1501B, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1502, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1503A, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1503B, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1504, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1505, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1506 and VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1507 data set. CDIAC associated the following cruise ID(s) with this data set: 33RO20150114, 33RO20150130, 33RO20150227, 33RO20150410, 33RO20150525, 33RO20150714, 33RO20150806, 33RO20150822 and 33RO20151110
  • Cite as: Wanninkhof, Rik; Pierrot, Denis; Castle, Robert D.; Shannahoff, Jonathan (2016). Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, salinity and other variables collected from Surface underway observations using Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas analyzer and other instruments from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN in the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea and others from 2015-01-15 to 2015-12-18 (NCEI Accession 0157252). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/OTG.VOS_RB_2015 [access date]
gov.noaa.nodc:0157252
Download Data
  • HTTPS (download)
    Navigate directly to the URL for data access and direct download.
  • FTP (download)
    These data are available through the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). You may use any FTP client to download these data.
Distribution Formats
  • CSV
Ordering Instructions Data may be searched and downloaded using online services provided by NCEI using the online resource URLs in this record. Contact NCEI Information Services for custom orders. When requesting data from NCEI, the desired data set may be referred to by the unique package identification number listed in this metadata record.
Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
301-713-3277
NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
Dataset Point of Contact Information Services
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
301-713-3277
NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
Time Period 2015-01-15 to 2015-12-18
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 72.0501
S: -17.5049
E: -117.2501
W: -170.6834
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
  • Project Metadata
    Navigate directly to the URL for a descriptive web page with download links.
  • Dataset Description
    Navigate directly to the URL for a descriptive web page with download links.
  • Descriptive Information
    Navigate directly to the URL for a descriptive web page with download links.
Associated Resources
  • Ocean CO2
    • Ocean CO2
      CDIAC Ocean Carbon Dioxide web page
  • Underway pCO2 measurements aboard the R/V Ronald H. Brown during the 2015 cruises.
    • Original dataset at CDIAC (download)
      VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1501A, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1501B, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1502, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1503A, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1503B, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1504, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1505, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1506, VOS_R/V_Ronald_Brown_2015_RB1507
  • DOE (1994). Handbook of methods for the analysis of the various parameters of the carbon dioxide system in sea water; version 2. DOE.
  • Feely, R. A., R. Wanninkhof, H. B. Milburn, C. E. Cosca, M. Stapp and P. P. Murphy (1998) A new automated underway system for making high precision pCO2 measurements onboard research ships. Analytica Chim. Acta 377: 185-191.
  • Ho, D. T., R. Wanninkhof, J. Masters, R. A. Feely and C. E. Cosca (1997). Measurement of underway fCO2 in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific on NOAA ships BALDRIGE and DISCOVERER, NOAA data report ERL AOML-30, 52 pp., NTIS Springfield.
  • Pierrot, D., C. Neill, K. Sullivan, R. Castle, R. Wanninkhof, H. Luger, T. Johannessen, A. Olsen, R. A. Feely, and C. E. Cosca (2009), Recommendations for autonomous underway pCO2 measuring systems and data-reduction routines. Deep Sea Research II, 56: 512-522.
  • Wanninkhof, R. and K. Thoning (1993) Measurement of fugacity of CO2 in surface water using continuous and discrete sampling methods. Mar. Chem. 44(2-4): 189-205.
  • Weiss, R. F. (1970) The solubility of nitrogen, oxygen and argon in water and seawater. Deep-Sea Research 17: 721-735.
  • Weiss, R. F. (1974) Carbon dioxide in water and seawater: the solubility of a non-ideal gas. Mar. Chem. 2: 203-215.
  • Weiss, R. F., R. A. Jahnke and C. D. Keeling (1982) Seasonal effects of temperature and salinity on the partial pressure of CO2 in seawater. Nature 300: 511-513.
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-12-08
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
These data were acquired by NCEI from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) in accordance with an archival submission agreement between CDIAC and NCEI.

The data provider requests citing these data as described in the Cross Reference Citation at: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0157252

NCEI cannot verify the accuracy or availability of the data provider's citation information, which is maintained by the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC).
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Wanninkhof, Rik; Pierrot, Denis; Castle, Robert D.; Shannahoff, Jonathan (2016). Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, salinity and other variables collected from Surface underway observations using Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas analyzer and other instruments from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN in the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea and others from 2015-01-15 to 2015-12-18 (NCEI Accession 0157252). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/OTG.VOS_RB_2015 [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Wanninkhof, Rik
  • Pierrot, Denis
  • Castle, Robert D.
  • Shannahoff, Jonathan
Principal Investigators
Contributors
Resource Providers
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Funding Information: NOAA Climate Observation Office/Climate Observations Division
  • Funding Information: NOAA Climate Program Office
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Cruise ID
  • 33RO20150114
  • 33RO20150130
  • 33RO20150227
  • 33RO20150410
  • 33RO20150525
  • 33RO20150714
  • 33RO20150806
  • 33RO20150822
  • 33RO20151110
EXPOCODE
  • 33RO20150114
  • 33RO20150130
  • 33RO20150227
  • 33RO20150410
  • 33RO20150525
  • 33RO20150714
  • 33RO20150806
  • 33RO20150822
  • 33RO20151110
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > CARBON DIOXIDE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CARBON DIOXIDE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Originator Variable Names
  • DATE_UTC__ddmmyyyy
  • Expocode
  • LAT_dec_degree
  • LONG_dec_degree
  • PRES_ATM@SSP_hPa
  • PRES_EQU_hPa
  • QC_SUBFLAG
  • SAL_permil
  • SST_C
  • TEMP_EQU_C
  • TIME_UTC_hh:mm:ss
  • WOCE_QC_FLAG
  • YD_UTC
  • dfCO2_uatm
  • fCO2_ATM_interpolated_uatm
  • fCO2_SW@SST_uatm
  • xCO2_ATM_interpolated_ppm
  • xCO2_ATM_ppm
  • xCO2_EQU_ppm
Provider Variable Names
  • PRES_ATM@SSP_hPa
  • PRES_EQU_hPa
  • QC_SUBFLAG
  • SAL_permil
  • SST_C
  • TEMP_EQU_C
  • WOCE_QC_FLAG
  • dfCO2_uatm
  • fCO2_ATM_interpolated_uatm
  • fCO2_SW@SST_uatm
  • xCO2_ATM_interpolated_ppm
  • xCO2_ATM_ppm
  • xCO2_EQU_ppm
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/OAR/AOML > Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, OAR, 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
  • SHIPS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > BEAUFORT SEA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > BERING SEA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > GULF OF ALASKA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Provider Geographic Names
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean Arctic Ocean
Project keywords Ocean Acidification Search Keywords
  • Ocean Carbon Data System (OCADS) Project
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Wanninkhof, Rik; Pierrot, Denis; Castle, Robert D.; Shannahoff, Jonathan (2016). Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, salinity and other variables collected from Surface underway observations using Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas analyzer and other instruments from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN in the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea and others from 2015-01-15 to 2015-12-18 (NCEI Accession 0157252). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/OTG.VOS_RB_2015 [access date]
Access Constraints
  • NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Fees
  • Digital data may be downloaded from NCEI at no charge in most cases. For custom orders of digital data or to obtain a copy of analog materials, please contact NCEI Information Services for information about current fees.
Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • 2016-12-08T17:18:09 - NCEI Accession 0157252 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: xCO2_EQU_ppm; Abbreviation: xCO2_EQU_ppm; Unit: Mole fraction of CO2 in the equilibrator headspace (dry) at equilibrator temperature (ppm); Controlled vocabulary name: partial pressure of carbon dioxide - water; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: xCO2_ATM_ppm; Abbreviation: xCO2_ATM_ppm; Unit: Mole fraction of CO2 measured in dry outside air (ppm); Controlled vocabulary name: Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide - atmosphere; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: xCO2_ATM_interpolated_ppm; Abbreviation: xCO2_ATM_interpolated_ppm; Unit: Mole fraction of CO2 in outside air associated with each water analysis. These values are interpolated between the bracketing averaged good xCO2_ATM analyses (ppm); Controlled vocabulary name: Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide - atmosphere; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: PRES_EQU_hPa; Abbreviation: PRES_EQU_hPa; Unit: Barometric pressure in the equilibrator headspace (hectopascals); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: PRES_ATM@SSP_hPa; Abbreviation: PRES_ATM@SSP_hPa; Unit: Barometric pressure measured outside, corrected to sea level (hectopascals); Controlled vocabulary name: BAROMETRIC PRESSURE; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: TEMP_EQU_C; Abbreviation: TEMP_EQU_C; Unit: Water temperature in equilibrator (degrees Celsius); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: SST_C; Abbreviation: SST_C; Unit: Sea surface temperature (degrees Celsius); Controlled vocabulary name: SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: SAL_permil; Abbreviation: SAL_permil; Unit: Sea surface salinity on Practical Salinity Scale (permil); Controlled vocabulary name: SALINITY; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: fCO2_SW@SST_uatm; Abbreviation: fCO2_SW@SST_uatm; Unit: Fugacity of CO2 in sea water at SST and 100% humidity (microatmospheres); Controlled vocabulary name: partial pressure of carbon dioxide - water; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: fCO2_ATM_interpolated_uatm; Abbreviation: fCO2_ATM_interpolated_uatm; Unit: Fugacity of CO2 in air corresponding to the interpolated xCO2 at SST and 100% humidity (microatmospheres); Controlled vocabulary name: Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide - atmosphere; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: dfCO2_uatm; Abbreviation: dfCO2_uatm; Unit: Sea water fCO2 minus interpolated air fCO2 (microatmospheres); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: WOCE_QC_FLAG; Abbreviation: WOCE_QC_FLAG; Unit: Quality control flag for fCO2 values (2=good, 3=questionable); In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
  • Parameter or Variable: QC_SUBFLAG; Abbreviation: QC_SUBFLAG; Unit: Quality control subflag for fCO2 values, provides explanation when QC flag=3; In-situ / Manipulation / Response variable: in-situ.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas analyzer
Platform
  • RONALD H. BROWN
Last Modified: 2018-09-17T19:17:35
For questions about the information on this page, please email: NODC.DataOfficer@noaa.gov