Bathythermograph (XBT) data from US Navy ships of opportunity and other platforms: 06 June 1974 to 12 November 1974 (NODC Accession 8300103)

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Temperature profile data were collected using XBT casts from the AFRICAN COMET and other platforms in the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and more locations. Data were collected from 06 June 1974 to 12 November 1980. Data were collected by the US Navy; Ships of Opportunity and Farrell Lines with support from the Gulf of Mexico NOAA/NMFS Ships of Opportunity (SOOP) project.
  • Cite as: US Navy > Ships of Opportunity (2010). Bathythermograph (XBT) data from US Navy ships of opportunity and other platforms: 06 June 1974 to 12 November 1974 (NODC Accession 8300103). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1974-06-06 to 1980-11-12
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 76.1
S: -40.3
E: 50
W: 100
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-18
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
Bounding box values are approximate: data are from multiple individual cruises in many parts of the worlds oceans and seas. There is no traverse across the Indian Ocean, but there are individual sampling locations in the western Indian Ocean.
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: US Navy > Ships of Opportunity (2010). Bathythermograph (XBT) data from US Navy ships of opportunity and other platforms: 06 June 1974 to 12 November 1974 (NODC Accession 8300103). Version 1.1. 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 > 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
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
  • XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > MEDITERRANEAN SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > RED SEA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > SEA OF JAPAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
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  • Cite as: US Navy > Ships of Opportunity (2010). Bathythermograph (XBT) data from US Navy ships of opportunity and other platforms: 06 June 1974 to 12 November 1974 (NODC Accession 8300103). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-18T13:38:40 - NCEI Accession 8300103 v1.1 was published.
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  • 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 - XBT
Platform
  • AFRICAN COMET
  • ALCALA GALIANO
  • AMERICAN RESERVIST
  • ATLANTIC CAUSEWAY
  • BIGELOW
  • COLUMBUS VICTORIA
  • COLUMBUS VIRGINIA
  • COLUMBUS WELLINGTON
  • CONOLLY
  • DAVID STARR JORDAN
  • GLOMAR CHALLENGER
  • J. A. FURER
  • KOREAN FIR
  • KOREAN PRIDE
  • LEFTWICH
  • MARSHFIELD
  • PACDUKE
  • PACMERCHANT
  • PACSTAR
  • SHOSHONE
  • USS RICHMOND K. TURNER
  • USS WILLIAM H.STANDLEY
  • VICTORIA
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