CTD cast data collected during R/V Atlantis cruise AT18-02 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 2010-11-26 to 2010-12-02 (NCEI Accession 0172044)

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This dataset includes conductivity, temperature, and depth (CTD) data from casts performed in the northern Gulf of Mexico during R/V Atlantis cruise (AT18-02) from November 26 to December 02, 2010. The cruise departed from Galveston, Texas and ended in Gulfport, Mississippi.
  • Cite as: Joye, Samantha (2018). CTD cast data collected during R/V Atlantis cruise AT18-02 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 2010-11-26 to 2010-12-02 (NCEI Accession 0172044). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2010-11-26 to 2010-12-02
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 28.8525
S: 27.3668
E: -88.3097
W: -90.5683
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • CTD cast data collected during R/V Atlantis cruise AT18-02 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 2010-11-26 to 2010-12-02
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2018-04-05
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
Data Parameters and Units: AT18-02_CTD.csv file includes - cast (consecutive cast number of the instrument), event (unique event number. The first one or two digits before the decimal are the station number), date_start_utc (date at start of CTD cast; UTC mm/dd/YYYY), time_start_utc (time at start of CTD cast; 24-hour clock; UTC; in hours and decimal minutes; HHMM.mm), lat_start (latitude at start of cast; postive values = North; decimal degrees), lon_start (longitude at start of cast; negative values = West; decimal degrees), depth (meters), press (pressure; decibars), alt (altimeter reading; meters), time_elapsed (number of seconds elapsed from the start of the cast; seconds), lat (latitude; postive values = North; decimal degrees), lon (longitude; negative values = West; decimal degrees), temp (primary temperature measurement; degrees Celsius), temp2 (secondary temperature measurement; degrees Celsius), cond (primary conductivity measurement in Siemens per meter; S/m), cond2 (secondary conductivity measurement in Siemens per meter; S/m), sal (primary salinity measurement; PSU); sal2 (secondary salinity measurement; PSU), density (primary measure of density in kilograms per cubic meter; kg/m^3), density2 (secondary measure of density in kilograms per cubic meter; kg/m^3), O2_v (raw voltage from SBE43 oxygen sensor; volts), O2_mg_L (oxygen in milligrams per liter; mg/L), O2_umol_kg_SBE (oxygen in micromoles per kilograms measured by SBE43 sensor; umol/kg), O2_umol_kg_W (oxygen in micromoles per kilograms measured by Weiss sensor; umol/kg), trans (beam transmission; %), potemp (primary measure of potential temperature; degrees Celsius), potemp2 (secondary measure of potential temperature; degrees Celsius), chl_a_fluor (fluorescence measured by WET Labs ECO-AFL/FL in milligrams per cubic meter; mg/m^3), turbidity (turbidity measured by WET Labs ECO; NTU), CDOM (colored dissolved organic matter fluorescence in milligrams per cubic meter; mg/m^3), fluor_ug_L (CDOM measured by fluorescence in micrograms per liter; ug/L), fluor_ppb (fluorescence measured by Turner SCUFA in parts per billion; ppb), sound_vel_avg (average sound velocity in meters per second; m/s), bottles_fired (number of bottle fired), error_count (modulo error count)

Cruise ID: AT18-02

Submission Package ID: 0RKMH7
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Joye, Samantha (2018). CTD cast data collected during R/V Atlantis cruise AT18-02 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 2010-11-26 to 2010-12-02 (NCEI Accession 0172044). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Joye, Samantha
Collaborators
  • Saxton, Matthew
    University of Georgia / Department of Marine Sciences
Contributors
Resource Providers
Points of Contact
  • Joye, Samantha
    University of Georgia / Department of Marine Sciences
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
  • Related Funding Agency: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative (GRIIDC)
  • Related Funding Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN ACOUSTICS > ACOUSTIC VELOCITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > FLUORESCENCE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > TURBIDITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Provider Keywords
  • Altitude
  • Colored dissolved organic matter fluorescence
  • Depth
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN PRESSURE > WATER PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > DENSITY
  • Pressure
  • Sea water temperatured
  • Transmission
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
  • SHIPS
Provider Platform Keywords
  • R/V Atlantis
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • FLUOROMETERS
  • TRANSMISSOMETERS
Provider Instruments
  • Altimeter
  • CTD Sea-Bird 9
  • Colored Dissolved Organic Matter Fluorometer
  • SBE43 sensor
  • Turner Self-Contained Underwater Fluorescence Apparatus (SCUFA)
  • WET Labs C-Star Transmissometer
  • WET Labs Environmental Characterization Optics (ECO)
  • Weiss sensor
  • Wet Labs ECO-AFL/FL Fluorometer
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Provider Place Names
  • Northern Gulf of Mexico
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Provider Project Keywords
  • Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG)
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Joye, Samantha (2018). CTD cast data collected during R/V Atlantis cruise AT18-02 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 2010-11-26 to 2010-12-02 (NCEI Accession 0172044). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Access Constraints
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Processing Steps
  • 2018-04-05T20:01:44 - NCEI Accession 0172044 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY (measured); Units: Siemens per meter S/m; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Siemens per meter.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE (measured); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: CTD Sea-Bird 9.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH (measured); Units: meter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN PRESSURE > WATER PRESSURE (measured); Units: deciare; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY (measured); Units: psu; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: CTD Sea-Bird 9.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > DENSITY (measured); Units: kg/m^3; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: n/a.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN (measured); Units: umol/kg; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: SBE43 sensor.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN (measured); Units: umol/kg; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Weiss sensor.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > FLUORESCENCE (measured); Units: mg/m^3; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Chemical Meters/Analyzers > FLUOROMETERS.
  • Parameter or Variable: Fluorescence (measured); Units: mg/m^3; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Wet Labs ECO-AFL/FL Fluorometer.
  • Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > TURBIDITY (measured); Units: ntu; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: WET Labs Environmental Characterization Optics (ECO).
  • Parameter or Variable: Colored dissolved organic matter fluorescence (measured); Units: mg/m^3; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Colored Dissolved Organic Matter Fluorometer.
  • Parameter or Variable: SOUND VELOCITY (measured); Units: m/s; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: n/a.
  • Parameter or Variable: FLUORESCENCE (measured); Units: ppb; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Turner Self-Contained Underwater Fluorescence Apparatus (SCUFA).
  • Parameter or Variable: Transmission (measured); Units: %; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: WET Labs C-Star Transmissometer.
  • Parameter or Variable: Transmission (measured); Units: %; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Photon/Optical Detectors > TRANSMISSOMETERS.
  • Parameter or Variable: Sea water temperature (measured); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth.
  • Parameter or Variable: Pressure (measured); Units: deciare; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth.
  • Parameter or Variable: Altitude (measured); Units: meter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: altimeter.
  • Parameter or Variable: n/a (measured); Units: n/a; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Bottle.
  • Parameter or Variable: OXYGEN (measured); Units: mg/l; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: n/a.
  • Parameter or Variable: Depth (measured); Units: meter; Observation Category: physical; Sampling Instrument: CTD.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • bottle
  • CTD
  • fluorometer
  • transmissometer
Platform
  • ATLANTIS
Last Modified: 2018-11-01T15:24:42
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