Discrete profile measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity and other hydrographic and chemical data during the R/V Meteor cruise M116/1 (EXPOCODE 06M320150501) in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean from 2015-05-01 to 2015-06-03 (NCEI Accession 0170657)

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This NCEI Accession includes profile discrete profile measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), total alkalinity, temperature, salinity, oxygen, nutrients and CFCs obtained during the R/V Meteor cruise M116/1 (EXPOCODE 06M320150501) in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean from 2015-05-01 to 2015-06-03.
  • Cite as: Visbeck, Martin; Tanhua, Toste; Körtzinger, Arne; Schmidtko, Sunke (2018). Discrete profile measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity and other hydrographic and chemical data during the R/V Meteor cruise M116/1 (EXPOCODE 06M320150501) in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean from 2015-05-01 to 2015-06-03 (NCEI Accession 0170657). Version 2.2. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5QC01TK [access date]
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Time Period 2015-05-01 to 2015-06-03
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 15
S: 3.9
E: -17.6
W: -58.6
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2018-02-16
  • revision: 2018-03-28
Edition 2.2
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To better understand the supply of oxygen to the oxygen minimum zone (OMZ) of the Tropical Atlantic
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Visbeck, Martin; Tanhua, Toste; Körtzinger, Arne; Schmidtko, Sunke (2018). Discrete profile measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity and other hydrographic and chemical data during the R/V Meteor cruise M116/1 (EXPOCODE 06M320150501) in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean from 2015-05-01 to 2015-06-03 (NCEI Accession 0170657). Version 2.2. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5QC01TK [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Visbeck, Martin
  • Tanhua, Toste
  • Körtzinger, Arne
  • Schmidtko, Sunke
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Acknowledgments
  • Funding Information: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) (Oxygen in the Tropical Atlantic)
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Cruise ID
  • M116/1
EXPOCODE
  • 06M320150501
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > ALKALINITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > INORGANIC CARBON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NUTRIENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Provider Variable Names
  • ALKALI
  • CFC
  • CTDOXY
  • CTDSAL
  • CTDTMP
  • OXYGEN
  • SALNTY
  • SILCAT, NITRAT, NITRIT, PHSPHT
  • TCARBN
Reference Section ID
  • A06
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
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CARBON ANALYZERS
  • CO2NDIR > Carbon Dioxide Nondispersive Infrared Analyzer
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • NISKIN BOTTLES
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 Ocean Acidification Search Keywords
  • Ocean Carbon Data System (OCADS) Project
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Visbeck, Martin; Tanhua, Toste; Körtzinger, Arne; Schmidtko, Sunke (2018). Discrete profile measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity and other hydrographic and chemical data during the R/V Meteor cruise M116/1 (EXPOCODE 06M320150501) in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean from 2015-05-01 to 2015-06-03 (NCEI Accession 0170657). Version 2.2. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5QC01TK [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2018-02-16T02:36:06 - NCEI Accession 0170657 v1.1 was published.
  • 2018-03-28T22:13:20 - NCEI Accession 0170657 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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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: Dissolved Inorganic Carbon; Abbreviation: TCARBN; Unit: UMOL/KG; Observation type: Discrete, bottle; Measured or calculated: Measured; Analyzing instrument: SOMMA (single operator multi-parameter metabolic analyzer) system, which is based on coulometric titration of the CO2 evolved from the seawater sample upon acidification with phosphoric acid (Johnson et al., 1993); Replicate information: DIC was determined from 1246 samples at 66 stations. A total amount of 107 duplicates (σ = 1.30 μmol/kg) and 8 triplicates (σ = 0.65 μmol/kg) were taken and 105 CRMs were measured in order to determine accuracy and precision.; CRM manufacturer: Andrew Dickson Laboratory at SIO; CRM batch number: Batch 142 and 143; Poison name: mercuric chloride solution; Poison volume: 100 mL; Uncertainty: precision was better than 2 micromol kg-1; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Method reference: Johnson, K.M., Wills, K.D., Butler, D.B., Johnson, W.K., and Wong, C.S. (1993). Coulometric total carbon dioxide analysis for marine studies: Maximizing the performance of an automated continuous gas extraction system and coulometric detector. Marine Chemistry, 44, pp 167–189.; Researcher name: Arne Körtzinger; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: Total alkalinity; Abbreviation: ALKALI; Unit: UMOL/KG; Observation type: Discrete, bottle; Measured or calculated: Measured; Analyzing instrument: Semi-automatic analyzer called VINDTA (Versatile Instrument for the Determination of Titration Alkalinity).; Type of titration: potentiometric titration; Cell type (open or closed): open; Standardization description: TA was determined from 1246 samples at 66 stations. A total amount of 108 duplicates (σ = 2.73 μmo/kg)and 9 triplicates (σ = 2.02 μmol/kg) were taken and 122 CRM’s were measured in order to determine accuracy and precision.; CRM batch number: Batch 142 and 143; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Method reference: Dickson, Andrew G., Chris Sabine and James R. Christian, editors, "Guide to Best Practices for Ocean CO2 Measurements", Pices Special Publication 3, IOCCP Report No. 8, October 2007, SOP 3b, "Determination of total alkalinity in sea water using an open-cell titration"; Researcher name: Arne Körtzinger; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: CTD Temperature; Abbreviation: CTDTMP; Unit: degrees celcius; Observation type: CTD sensor; Sampling instrument: CTD; Analyzing instrument: CTD; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Sunke Schmidtko; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: CTD Salinity; Abbreviation: CTDSAL; Observation type: CTD sensor; Sampling instrument: CTD; Analyzing instrument: CTD; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Sunke Schmidtko; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: Bottle Salinity; Abbreviation: SALNTY; Observation type: Bottle, discrete; Sampling instrument: CTD; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Martin Visbeck; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: CTD Oxygen; Abbreviation: CTDOXY; Unit: UMOL/KG; Observation type: CTD sensor; Sampling instrument: CTD; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Sunke Schmidtko; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: Bottle Oxygen; Abbreviation: OXYGEN; Unit: UMOL/KG; Observation type: Bottle, discrete; Sampling instrument: CTD; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Toste Tanhua;; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: Nutrients; Abbreviation: SILCAT, NITRAT, NITRIT, PHSPHT; Unit: UMOL/KG; Observation type: Bottle, discrete; Sampling instrument: CTD; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Toste Tanhua;; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
  • Parameter or Variable: CFC; Abbreviation: CFC; Unit: PMOL/KG; Observation type: Bottle, discrete; Sampling instrument: CTD bottles; Quality flag convention: WOCE quality control flags are used: 2 = good value, 3 = questionable value, 4 = bad value; Researcher name: Toste Tanhua;; Researcher institution: GEOMAR, Germany.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • CTD
  • Multi-parameter Inorganic Carbon Analyzer (MICA)
  • Niskin bottle
  • Non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) analyzer
  • Nutrient Autoanalyzer
Platform
  • METEOR
Last Modified: 2018-09-17T20:36:24
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