WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19010101 to 19881231 (NODC Accession 9400135)

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These data are the SeaWifs (Sea-Wide Field Sensor) calibration /validation historical pigment data base as recieved by NODC's Ocean Climate Laboratory. Data were submitted from the Goddard Space Flight Center and contain over 333,000 records of pigment measurements from the late 1950's to 1988. Some records are dated 1900. Data were collected worldwide. Fields in each line are tab-delimited; the record format is contained in the documentation file. Parameters include: Date, Location, Depth, Cruise, Station, Chlorophyll a, b, and c as mg/cubic meter, total pigments as mg/cubic meter, phaeopigment in mg/cubic meter, and chlorophyll a + phaeopigment in mg/cubic meter.
  • Cite as: Firestone, Jim; US National Aeronautic and Space Administration (2010). WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19010101 to 19881231 (NODC Accession 9400135). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1901-01-01 to 1988-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 41.48
S: -12.013
E: -68.01
W: -153.4983
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-18
  • revision: 2013-03-18
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).

Principal Investigator (PI) and organization contact information
accurately represents all available information from the legacy database
at the time that this description was created. However, proper
attribution of a PI to a specific institution or the role (submitting or
collecting) taken by an institution may not be correct due to inexact
mapping between fields in the legacy database and the CSDGM. Due to this
uncertainty, the contact information was initially recorded in the
Supplemental Information element of the CSDGM description.

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Contact info:
Agency: US NATIONAL AERONAUTIC AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
PI: Firestone, Jim
Address:
address: NASA HEADQUARTERS CODE SE
city: WASHINGTON
state: DC
postal: 20546-0001
country: USA
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Firestone, Jim; US National Aeronautic and Space Administration (2010). WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19010101 to 19881231 (NODC Accession 9400135). 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 > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS > PRIMARY PRODUCTION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > AMMONIA
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CARBON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CHLOROPHYLL
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRITE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > ORGANIC CARBON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PHOSPHATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PIGMENTS > CHLOROPHYLL
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > SILICATE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
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
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • FLUOROMETERS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Firestone, Jim; US National Aeronautic and Space Administration (2010). WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19010101 to 19881231 (NODC Accession 9400135). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-18T17:21:12 - NCEI Accession 9400135 v1.1 was published.
  • 2013-03-18T12:59:21 - NCEI Accession 9400135 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
  • fluorometer
  • laboratory analysis
  • visual analysis
Platform
  • SATELLITE
Last Modified: 2016-11-06T00:06:12
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