Oceanographic and surface meteorological data collected from station Cedar Point, AL by Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL) and assembled by Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) in the Coastal waters of Alabama and Gulf of Mexico from 2008-04-03 to 2017-04-30 (NCEI Accession 0163213)

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NCEI Accession 0163213 contains oceanographic and surface meteorological data in netCDF formatted files, which follow the Climate and Forecast metadata convention (CF) and the Attribute Convention for Data Discovery (ACDD). Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL) collected the data from their in-situ moored station named Cedar Point, AL in the Coastal waters of Alabama and Gulf of Mexico. GCOOS, which assembles data from Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL) and other sub-regional coastal and ocean observing systems of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal United States, submitted the data to NCEI as part of the Integrated Ocean Observing System Data Assembly Centers (IOOS DACs) Data Stewardship Program. NCEI updates this accession when new files are available.
  • Cite as: Howard, Matthew K.; Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (2018). Oceanographic and surface meteorological data collected from station Cedar Point, AL by Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL) and assembled by Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) in the Coastal waters of Alabama and Gulf of Mexico from 2008-04-03 to 2017-04-30 (NCEI Accession 0163213). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Distribution Formats
  • netCDF-4
    • File Specification: ACDD-1.3, CF-1.6, NCEI_NetCDF_TimeSeries_Orthogonal_Template_v2.0
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
301-713-3277
NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
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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 2008-04-03 to 2017-04-30
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30.3085
S: 30.3085
E: -88.1395
W: -88.1395
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • IOOS Parameter Vocabulary v2.0
    • IOOS Parameter Vocabulary v2.0
      This is a vocabulary of the parameters used in IOOS. It has been developed, in coordination with SECOORA, the COARDS Climate-Forecast Standard Names, and input from the 11 Regional Associations in IOOS and the NOAA IOOS Program Office.
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2018-02-19
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
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
  • 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: Howard, Matthew K.; Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (2018). Oceanographic and surface meteorological data collected from station Cedar Point, AL by Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL) and assembled by Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) in the Coastal waters of Alabama and Gulf of Mexico from 2008-04-03 to 2017-04-30 (NCEI Accession 0163213). 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 > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > HUMIDITY > RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND DIRECTION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
NetCDF Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention Standard Name Table
  • air_pressure
  • air_temperature
  • altitude
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • mole_concentration_of_dissolved_molecular_oxygen_in_sea_water
  • relative_humidity
  • sea_water_practical_salinity
  • sea_water_temperature
  • time
  • wind_speed
  • wind_to_direction
Provider Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > HUMIDITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED/WIND DIRECTION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE>ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE>SURFACE TEMPERATURE>DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > SEA SURFACE HEIGHT
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY > SEA SURFACE HEIGHT
  • EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > CHLOROPHYLL
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
  • IOOS > Integrated Ocean Observing System, 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
  • BUOYS
Provider Platform Keywords
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > MOORINGS
Provider Platform Names
  • Cedar Point, AL
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • ANEMOMETERS
  • BAROMETERS
  • CONDUCTIVITY METERS
  • HUMIDITY SENSORS
  • OXYGEN METERS
  • TEMPERATURE SENSORS
  • THERMOMETERS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Provider Place Names
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • IOOS > Integrated Ocean Observing System
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Howard, Matthew K.; Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (2018). Oceanographic and surface meteorological data collected from station Cedar Point, AL by Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL) and assembled by Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) in the Coastal waters of Alabama and Gulf of Mexico from 2008-04-03 to 2017-04-30 (NCEI Accession 0163213). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2018-02-19T17:01:37 - NCEI Accession 0163213 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • anemometer
  • Barometric pressure sensor
  • conductivity sensor
  • Humidity Sensor
  • meteorological sensors
  • oxygen meter
  • Temperature Sensors
  • thermometer
Platform
  • FIXED PLATFORM
Last Modified: 2018-02-19T21:25:59
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