Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, sea surface temperature, sea surface salinity and barometric pressure collected from the Mooring PIRATA_8N38W deployments in the Atlantic Ocean from 2008-04-20 to 2011-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0167529)

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NCEI Accession 0167529 includes chemical, physical, meteorological, and time series data collected from Mooring PIRATA_8N38W deployments in the Atlantic Ocean from 2008-04-20 to 2011-12-31. These data include mole fraction of CO2 in air in equilibrium with the seawater at sea surface temperature and measured humidity, sea surface temperature in degrees Celsius, sea surface salinity, and atmospheric pressure.
  • Cite as: Lefèvre, Nathalie (2017). Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, sea surface temperature, sea surface salinity and barometric pressure collected from the Mooring PIRATA_8N38W deployments in the Atlantic Ocean from 2008-04-20 to 2011-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0167529). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5QZ287G [access date]
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Time Period 2008-04-20 to 2011-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 8
S: 8
E: -38
W: -38
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-10-27
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
Purpose To understand the air-sea flux of heat and CO2 in the Equatorial Atlantic Ocean
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Lefèvre, Nathalie (2017). Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, sea surface temperature, sea surface salinity and barometric pressure collected from the Mooring PIRATA_8N38W deployments in the Atlantic Ocean from 2008-04-20 to 2011-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0167529). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5QZ287G [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Lefèvre, Nathalie
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Acknowledgments
  • Funding Information: LOCEAN
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Cruise ID
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20080420
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20090330
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20100803
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20110903
Deployments
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20080420
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20090330
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20100803
  • PIRATA_8N38W_357F20110903
EXPOCODE
  • 357F20080420
  • 357F20090330
  • 357F20100803
  • 357F20110903
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > CLIMATE INDICATORS > ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS > SURFACE SALINITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CARBON DIOXIDE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Provider Variable Names
  • Patm
  • SSS
  • SST
  • fCO2
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
  • MOORINGS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • EQUILIBRATORS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Provider Geographic Names
  • Atlantic Ocean
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • PIRATA > Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic
Ocean Acidification Search Keywords
  • Ocean Carbon Data System (OCADS) Project
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Lefèvre, Nathalie (2017). Partial pressure (or fugacity) of carbon dioxide, sea surface temperature, sea surface salinity and barometric pressure collected from the Mooring PIRATA_8N38W deployments in the Atlantic Ocean from 2008-04-20 to 2011-12-31 (NCEI Accession 0167529). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5QZ287G [access date]
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  • 2017-10-27T23:39:06 - NCEI Accession 0167529 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: pCO2 (fCO2) autonomous; Abbreviation: fCO2; Unit: uatm; Observation type: Surface time series; Measured or calculated: Measured; Sampling instrument: Seawater pump; Location of seawater intake: Mooring buoy; Analyzing instrument: Absolute, non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) gas analyzer: LI-COR model 7000; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: Merlivat, L., and P. Brault (1995), CARIOCA Buoy: Carbon Dioxide Monitor, Sea Technology, 10, 23-30.; Equilibrator type: CARIOCA sensor; SEA CO2 gas detector manufacturer: Licor, Inc; SEA CO2 gas detector model: Licor 7000; SEA CO2 gas detector resolution: +/- 3 uatm; Standardization technique: The calibration is done in the laboratory by comparing the response of the spectrophotometer to the fCO2 of a seawater solution determined with an infrared analyzer (Licor 7000). The CARIOCA response is determined over the anticipated range of fCO2. The CARIOCA sensor is calibrated before and after deployment.; Standard gas manufacturer: NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL); At what temperature was pCO2 reported: In situ sea surface temperature; Method reference: Merlivat, L., and P. Brault (1995), CARIOCA Buoy: Carbon Dioxide Monitor, Sea Technology, 10, 23-30.; Researcher name: Nathalie Lefèvre; Researcher institution: LOCEAN, Université P. et M. Curie.
  • Parameter or Variable: Sea Surface Temperature; Abbreviation: SST; Unit: degrees celcius; Observation type: Surface time series; Analyzing instrument: Betatherm thermistor; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: Temperature measurements are made with a Betatherm thermistor. It is calibrated at the metrology laboratory of IFREMER (certified by COFRAC). The thermistor is calibrated between -2 and +32C, with an accuracy of 0.01C.; Uncertainty: Accuracy: 0.01 Deg. C; Researcher name: Nathalie Lefèvre; Researcher institution: LOCEAN, Université P. et M. Curie.
  • Parameter or Variable: Sea Surface Salinity; Abbreviation: SSS; Observation type: Surface time series; Researcher name: Nathalie Lefèvre; Researcher institution: LOCEAN, Université P. et M. Curie.
  • Parameter or Variable: Atmospheric Pressure; Abbreviation: Patm; Unit: hPA; Observation type: Surface time series; Analyzing instrument: Vaisala PTB101C, 900-1100 hPa; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: Atmospheric pressure on the buoy is measured using a Vaisala PTB101C, 900-1100 hPa. The accuracy is +/-0.3 mb at 20C and +/- 1 mb from 0 to 40C.; Replicate information: Factory calibrated before purchase. Recalibrated to sea level atmospheric air every 7 days; Uncertainty: accuracy is +/-0.3 mb at 20C and +/- 1 mb from 0 to 40C.; Researcher name: Nathalie Lefèvre; Researcher institution: LOCEAN, Université P. et M. Curie.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • Bubble type equilibrator for autonomous carbon dioxide (CO2) measurement
Platform
  • MOORINGS
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