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CONDUCTIVITY, WIND DIRECTION, SHORTWAVE IRRADIANCE, AIR TEMPERATURE and other underway - surface data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises OC317, OC319 and others as part of the GB project from 1998-02-07 to 1998-12-14 (NCEI Accession 0105689)

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NODC Accession 0105689 includes underway - surface, meteorological, chemical, physical and optical data collected aboard the OCEANUS during cruises OC317, OC319, OC321, OC322, OC331, OC332, OC333 and OC334 in the North Atlantic Ocean from 1998-02-07 to 1998-12-14. These data include CONDUCTIVITY, WIND DIRECTION, SHORTWAVE IRRADIANCE, AIR TEMPERATURE, WIND SPEED, LONGWAVE IRRADIANCE, SALINITY - SURFACE WATER, RELATIVE HUMIDITY, PRECIPITATION, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE and SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE. The instruments used to collect these data include thermosalinographs. These data were collected by Richard Payne of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as part of GB. The Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO) submitted these data to NODC on 2013-04-13.

The following is the text of the abstract provided by BCO-DMO:

Continuous along track meteorology and sea surface data,
60 minute averaged values, 1998
Processed by:
Richard Payne
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 20543
rpayne@whoi.edu (mailto:rpayne@whoi.edu)

Additional
data processing notes (http://globec.whoi.edu/globec-dir/data_doc/additional_endeavor_processing_details.html) are available.

The sea surface temperature as measured by the hull sensor is not shown since the sea surface temperature as measured via the engine inlet (field name is temp_ss1) is more accurate.
Processing Notes

Concatenate daily 1 minute files into one file for whole cruise
Edit file for obvious bad data, i.e., missing data, garbage characters, etc.
Run program which reformats data. Output parameters:
Year day, lat, long, Speed made good, course made good, gyro 1 & 2, Edo speed, Edo indicator, port wind speed, starboard ws, port wind azimuth, starboard waz, air temp, relative humidity, barometric pressure, sea surface temp @5m & 1m depth, Edo depth, Chirp sonar depth.
Put plots of all parameters on screen and look for obvious single bad points. Edit in basic concatenated file. Except I have not edited depths.
Iterate steps 2-4 until no more obvious bad points.
Run second program which computes true wind speed and direction from speed and course made good, gyros, larger of port or starboard ws and accompanying wind azimuth. Outputs are year day, lat lon, speed and course made good, gyro, relative ws and direction, true ws and direction, air temp, relative humidity, barometric pressure, short- and long-wave radiation,5m and 1m sea surface temps, Edo depth, Chirp sonar depth, Edo speed, Edo indicator.
Check plots of true wind speed and direction to make sure they look ok.
Run vector averaging program which produces 60 minute series. The program uses 60 consecutive records and does not check for missing records. I have not carried depths since hourly averages do not seem useful nor Edo speeds since they seem pretty generally useless. Output parameters are: Year day, lat, long, true wind speed and direction, air temp, relative humidity, barometric pressure, short- and long-wave radiation, sea surface temp @ 5m & 1m.

From: Richard E. Payne, April 27, 1998
Updated: April 29, 2004; G.Heimerdinger
  • Cite as: Payne, R. (2013). CONDUCTIVITY, WIND DIRECTION, SHORTWAVE IRRADIANCE, AIR TEMPERATURE and other underway - surface data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises OC317, OC319 and others as part of the GB project from 1998-02-07 to 1998-12-14 (NCEI Accession 0105689). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0105689. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1998-02-07 to 1998-12-14
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 43.826
S: 39.6226
E: -65.2622
W: -71.0311
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General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Biological, chemical, physical, biogeochemical, ecological, environmental and other data collected from around the world during historical and contemporary periods of biological and chemical oceanographic exploration and research managed and submitted by the Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO)
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  • emet_W60_1998 from the GB project of the U.S. GLOBEC program
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  • Parent ID (indicates this dataset is related to other data):
    • gov.noaa.nodc:BCO-DMO
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2013-05-04
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
The Data Originator(s)/Principal Investigator(s) for these data:
Richard Payne, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The data were collected during the following cruise(s):
OC317
OC319
OC321
OC322
OC331
OC332
OC333
OC334

The collection of the data was supported by:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Science Foundation
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
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 the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Payne, R. (2013). CONDUCTIVITY, WIND DIRECTION, SHORTWAVE IRRADIANCE, AIR TEMPERATURE and other underway - surface data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises OC317, OC319 and others as part of the GB project from 1998-02-07 to 1998-12-14 (NCEI Accession 0105689). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0105689. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
  • Payne, R.
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
BCO-DMO Data Elements Thesaurus
  • cond_mM
  • cruiseid
  • day_gmt
  • depth_cs
  • depth_w
  • ed_lw
  • ed_sw
  • humidity
  • lat
  • lon
  • month_gmt
  • numb_records
  • precip_level
  • press_bar
  • sal_ss3
  • si
  • temp_air
  • temp_ss1
  • temp_ss3
  • temp_ss5
  • time_gmt
  • wind_dir_c
  • wind_dir_r
  • wind_speed_c
  • wind_speed_r
  • year
  • yrday_gmt
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
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 Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Payne, R. (2013). CONDUCTIVITY, WIND DIRECTION, SHORTWAVE IRRADIANCE, AIR TEMPERATURE and other underway - surface data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the OCEANUS cruises OC317, OC319 and others as part of the GB project from 1998-02-07 to 1998-12-14 (NCEI Accession 0105689). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0105689. Accessed [date].
Access Constraints
  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Processing Steps
  • 2013-05-04T15:18:10Z - NCEI Accession 0105689 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
  • thermosalinographs
Platform
  • OCEANUS
Last Modified: 2020-06-15T20:45:16Z
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