WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from DRIFTING BUOY From TOGA Area - Pacific (30 N to 30 S) from 19921208 to 19930719 (NODC Accession 9500059)

The drifting buoy data set in this accession was collected from TOGA Area - Pacific (30 N to 30 S) in Equatorial Pacific, North of Australia as part of Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere and Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment. Four Marisonde drifters with thermistors strings to 150 m. maximum, using Argos for location and data collection, were released during the TOGA COARE Intensive Observing Period:

1) Marisonde GT 14416: Deployment 8 Dec 92. Although most of its measurements failed in the beginning of January 1993, it continued to drift until the end of July 1993.

2) Marisonde GT 14414: Deployment 9 Dec 92. It ceased to emit in February (93/02/22) for unknown reasons but data were correct up to that date.

3) Marisonde GT 14415: Deployment 27 Jan 93. Sea temperature measurements failed when deployed. The buoy provided reliable atmospheric data (Air pressure and wind) until mid-May 1993 and ceased to emit in mid-September.

4) Marisonde GT 15500: Deployment 27 Jan 93. Wind direction measuremements failed when deployed. The other measurements were correct. Buoy was picked-up by a ship in February (93/02/19).

The data was collected over a period spanning from December 8, 1992 to July 19, 1993 and submitted by Pierre Blouch, Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques of Centre de Meteorologie Marine, c/o IFREMER. Data was received by NODC via internet through Harry Iredale.
  • Cite as: Blouch, Pierre; Institut Francais de Recherche Pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (2010). WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from DRIFTING BUOY From TOGA Area - Pacific (30 N to 30 S) from 19921208 to 19930719 (NODC Accession 9500059). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1992-12-08 to 1993-07-19
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -1
S: -5.3
E: 165.1
W: 153.6
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
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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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
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Contact info:
Agency: INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE RECHERCHE POUR L'EXPLOITATION DE LA MER - BREST
PI: Blouch, Pierre
Address:
address: B.P. 70
city: PLOUZANE
state: NOT AVAILABLE
postal: 29263
country: FRANCE
Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Blouch, Pierre; Institut Francais de Recherche Pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (2010). WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from DRIFTING BUOY From TOGA Area - Pacific (30 N to 30 S) from 19921208 to 19930719 (NODC Accession 9500059). 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 > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • 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 Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • BUOYS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • TOGA > Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Blouch, Pierre; Institut Francais de Recherche Pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (2010). WATER TEMPERATURE and Other Data from DRIFTING BUOY From TOGA Area - Pacific (30 N to 30 S) from 19921208 to 19930719 (NODC Accession 9500059). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-18T17:39:39 - NCEI Accession 9500059 v1.1 was published.
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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
  • buoy - drifting buoy
Platform
  • DRIFTING BUOY
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