Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the FORAGER and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 1981-02-14 to 1983-01-05 (NODC Accession 8300035)

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Temperature profiles were collected from XBT casts from the FORAGER and other platforms from 14 February 1981 to 05 January 1983. Data were collected by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project. Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard Universal Bathythermograph Output (UBT) format. Full format description is available from NODC at www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/bt.html.

The UBT format contains temperature-depth profile data obtained using expendable bathythermograph (XBT) instruments. Cruise information, position, date and time were reported for each observation. The data records are comprised of pairs of temperature-depth values. The XBT data files contain temperature values at non-uniform depths. These depths were recorded at the minimum number of points ("inflection points") required to accurately define the temperature curve. Standard XBTs can obtain profiles to depths of either 450 or 760 m. Special instruments permitted measurements to be obtained to 1830 m.
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NMFS/Northeast Fisheries Science Center > Woods Hole Laboratory (2010). Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the FORAGER and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 1981-02-14 to 1983-01-05 (NODC Accession 8300035). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1981-02-14 to 1983-01-05
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 44.783333
S: 2.666667
E: -64.066667
W: -89.3
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-18
  • revision: 2013-03-19
Edition 1.2
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
Note: Metadata for this accession were extracted from a legacy database
maintained by the U.S. National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC). The
design of the database did not exactly reflect the FGDC Content
Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM).

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accurately represents all available information from the legacy database
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collecting) taken by an institution may not be correct due to inexact
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uncertainty, the contact information was initially recorded in the
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Contact info:
Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE - WOODS HOLE
PI: N/A
Address:
address: 166 WATER STREET
city: WOODS HOLE
state: MA
postal: 02543
country: UNITED STATES
Contact info:
Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE - NARRAGANSETT
Address:
address: 28 TARZWELL DRIVE
city: NARRAGANSETT
state: RI
postal: 02882
country: UNITED STATES
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NMFS/Northeast Fisheries Science Center > Woods Hole Laboratory (2010). Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the FORAGER and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 1981-02-14 to 1983-01-05 (NODC Accession 8300035). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. 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 > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
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
  • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC > Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 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
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • BATHYTHERMOGRAPHS
  • XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
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 > BAY OF FUNDY
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • MARMAP > Marine Resources, Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NMFS/Northeast Fisheries Science Center > Woods Hole Laboratory (2010). Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the FORAGER and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 1981-02-14 to 1983-01-05 (NODC Accession 8300035). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-18T13:34:52 - NCEI Accession 8300035 v1.1 was published.
  • 2013-03-19T15:24:25 - NCEI Accession 8300035 was revised and v1.2 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
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • bathythermograph - BT
  • bathythermograph - XBT
Platform
  • ALBATROSS IV
  • DELAWARE II
  • EDGAR M. QUEENY
  • FORAGER
  • SHIRLEY S
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