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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            title:  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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        abstract:  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.
        purpose:  This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
        credit:  Related Funding Agency: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
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        credit:  Related Funding Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF)
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            keyword:  OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
            keyword:  OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
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                    date:  2018-03-15
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            keyword:  Northern Gulf of Mexico
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            otherConstraints:  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). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0172044. Accessed [date].
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                title:  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
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                    date:  2016
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                    individualName:  Samantha Joye
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                      Anchor:  https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/institution/details/1803 Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative (GRIIDC)
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                            deliveryPoint:  6300 Ocean Drive
                            city:  Corpus Christi
                            administrativeArea:  Texas
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                westBoundLongitude:  -90.5683
                eastBoundLongitude:  -88.3097
                southBoundLatitude:  27.3668
                northBoundLatitude:  28.8525
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                    beginPosition:  2010-11-26
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        supplementalInformation:  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
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                  Anchor:  https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/institution/details/1730 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0172044 v1.1 was published.
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                  DateTime:  2018-04-05T20:01:44Z
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                                    description:  NCEI Accession 0172044 v1.1
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                description:  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.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE (measured); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: CTD Sea-Bird 9.
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                description:  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.
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                description:  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.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY (measured); Units: psu; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: CTD Sea-Bird 9.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN (measured); Units: umol/kg; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: SBE43 sensor.
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                description:  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.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Fluorescence (measured); Units: mg/m^3; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Wet Labs ECO-AFL/FL Fluorometer.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > TURBIDITY (measured); Units: ntu; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: WET Labs Environmental Characterization Optics (ECO).
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Colored dissolved organic matter fluorescence (measured); Units: mg/m^3; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Colored Dissolved Organic Matter Fluorometer.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: SOUND VELOCITY (measured); Units: m/s; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: n/a.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: FLUORESCENCE (measured); Units: ppb; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Turner Self-Contained Underwater Fluorescence Apparatus (SCUFA).
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Transmission (measured); Units: %; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: WET Labs C-Star Transmissometer.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Transmission (measured); Units: %; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Photon/Optical Detectors > TRANSMISSOMETERS.
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                description:  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.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Pressure (measured); Units: deciare; Observation Category: profile; Sampling Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Altitude (measured); Units: meter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: altimeter.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: OXYGEN (measured); Units: mg/l; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: n/a.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Depth (measured); Units: meter; Observation Category: physical; Sampling Instrument: CTD.
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            type:  bottle
            description:  any type of water bottle sampling device Generic name for water collection device; usually used to determine temperature, salinity and provide water aliquots for measurement of a wide range of parameters; often referred to by a specific type of water sampling bottle, such as a Nansen or Niskin bottle.
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                code:  CTD
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            description:  Conductivity-Temperature-Depth probe
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                code:  transmissometer
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                code:  R/V Atlantis
            description:  Flag: United States of America Vessel Type: Research Vessel (Oceanographic) DOB: Mar 1997 IMO: 9105798 AS OF 3/3/1997 - WHOI https://www.whoi.edu/what-we-do/explore/ships/ships-atlantis/
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