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Profile and laboratory analyses data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises WB0409, WB0413, WB0506, and WB0508 as part of the EDDIES project from 2004-06-24 to 2005-08-25 (NCEI Accession 0086575)

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Total Thorium-234 and Uranium-238 from Niskin bottle samples taken on all EDDIES WB cruises

dates: 24 June 2004 to 25 August 2004 (20040624-20050825)
location: N: 31.928 S: 29.779 W: -69.410 E: -64.082

Methodology: see PI-NOTES file (http://ocb.whoi.edu/EDDIES/PI-NOTES/Th234_bottle_methods.pdf)

also see Chapter 20: Sediment Traps in U.S. JGOFS BATS Method Manual
Version 4 (1997). Bermuda Atlantic Time-Series Study April 1997.
Anthony H. Knap, Anthony F. Michaels et al., 136 pp.
(link to BATS Method Manual version 4 (http://ocb.whoi.edu/EDDIES/PI-NOTES/BATS_methods_TOC.html) local copy)
Methods also detailed in Buesseler et al., DSRII 2008:
Buesseler, K.O., C. Lamborg, P. Cai, R. Escoube, R. Johnson, S. Pike,
P. Masque, D. McGillicuddy and E. Verdeny (2008). Particle fluxes associated
with mesoscale eddies in the Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 1426-1444.

Change history: YYMMDD
080703: received original data from K. Buesseler;
080728: data prepared by Nancy copley (WHOI);
090806: added to OCB database by Cyndy Chandler, OCB DMO;

Analysis Note: Thorium-234 data reported in units of dpm/l filtered,
with propagated error as % and as +/- error on a dpm/L basis;
Uranium-238 reported in units of dpm/L as calculated from salinity from
Chen et al., 1986 (*) and described in Buesseler et al., 2008
CTD locations shown in Figure 1 of Buesseler et al. DSDRII 2008
(*) Chen, J.H., Edwards, R.L., Wasserburg, G.J., 1986. 238U, 234U and 232Th
in seawater. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 80, 241-251.
  • Cite as: Buesseler, K.O. (2012). Profile and laboratory analyses data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises WB0409, WB0413, WB0506, and WB0508 as part of the EDDIES project from 2004-06-24 to 2005-08-25 (NCEI Accession 0086575). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0086575. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2004-06-24 to 2005-08-25
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 31.928
S: 29.779
E: -64.082
W: -69.41
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  • thorium WB bottle from the EDDIES project of the OCB program
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-03-13
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Supplemental Information
The Data Originator(s)/Principal Investigator(s) for these data:
Kenneth O. Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The data were collected during the following cruise(s):
project/cruise: EDDIES/WB0409 2004 Transect 1 (EDT1 or E1)
EDDIES/WB0413 2004 Transect 2 (EDT2 or E2)
EDDIES/WB0506 2005 Transect 1 (EDT3 or E3)
EDDIES/WB0508 2005 Transect 2 (EDT4 or E4)
platform: R/V Weatherbird II

The collection of the data was supported by the following grant(s):
NSF OCE-0241310
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Buesseler, K.O. (2012). Profile and laboratory analyses data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises WB0409, WB0413, WB0506, and WB0508 as part of the EDDIES project from 2004-06-24 to 2005-08-25 (NCEI Accession 0086575). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0086575. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
  • Buesseler, K.O.
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
BCO-DMO Data Elements Thesaurus
  • 234Th
  • U238
  • press
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Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords ICES/SeaDataNet Ship Codes
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
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  • Cite as: Buesseler, K.O. (2012). Profile and laboratory analyses data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises WB0409, WB0413, WB0506, and WB0508 as part of the EDDIES project from 2004-06-24 to 2005-08-25 (NCEI Accession 0086575). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0086575. Accessed [date].
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Processing Steps
  • 2012-03-13T20:07:06Z - NCEI Accession 0086575 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.
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  • bottle
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  • OCEANUS
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