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Biological, chemical, in situ, physical, and profile data collected by Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Australian Antarctic Program Partnership, and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization at OceanSITES site SOTS from 1997-09-26 to 2020-03-11 (NCEI Accession 0130050)

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Biological, chemical, in situ, physical, and profile oceanographic data were collected, including CARBON - ORGANIC - SEDIMENT, CARBON - TOTAL PARTICULATE - SEDIMENT, CHLOROPHYLL, CHLOROPHYLL A CONCENTRATION, CONDUCTIVITY, DEPTH - OBSERVATION, DISSOLVED OXYGEN, HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE, LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, NITRATE, PARTICULATE ORGANIC CARBON, PARTICULATE ORGANIC NITROGEN (PON), PHOTOSYNTHETIC ACTIVE RADIATION (PAR), Particulate Inorganic Carbon, SALINITY, SEDIMENTS, SEDIMENTS - ORGANIC CARBON, SEDIMENTS - TOTAL CARBON, Silicon, WATER DENSITY, WATER TEMPERATURE, WAVE HEIGHT - SIGNIFICANT, pH, suspended solids, and turbidity from moored buoy at the Southern Ocean Time Series (SOTS) using C-T recorder, CTD, CTD - moored CTD, GPS, PAR Sensor, Turbidity Meter, fluorometer, gas sensors, oxygen sensor, pressure sensors, spectrophotometer, and trap - sediment from 1997-09-26 to 2020-03-11. These data were provided to one of the OceanSITES Data Assembly Centers (DAC). The DAC formatted this information into the OceanSITES file format and passed it on to the Global Data Assembly Centers (GDAC).

OceanSITES is a worldwide system of long-term, open-ocean reference stations measuring dozens of variables and monitoring the full depth of the ocean from air-sea interactions down to the seafloor. It is a network of stations or observatories measuring many aspects of the ocean's surface and water column using, where possible, automated systems with advanced sensors and telecommunications systems, yielding high time resolution, often in real-time, while building a long record.
  • Cite as: Trull, Tom; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (2015). Biological, chemical, in situ, physical, and profile data collected by Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Australian Antarctic Program Partnership, and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization at OceanSITES site SOTS from 1997-09-26 to 2020-03-11 (NCEI Accession 0130050). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0130050. Accessed [date].
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  • netCDF (Version: netCDF-4)
    • File Specification: CF-1.6 OceanSITES-1.3 NCADD-1.2.1
  • netCDF (Version: netCDF-3)
    • File Specification: CF-1.6, NCADD 1.2.1, OceanSITES-1.3
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    • File Specification: CF-1.6, OceanSITES-1.3
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Distributor NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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Dataset Point of Contact NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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Time Period 1997-09-26 to 2020-03-11
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -44.7924
S: -46.9378
E: 145.6392
W: 141.646
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Meteorology, physical oceanography, transport of water, biogeochemistry, and other parameters collected at fixed locations in the open ocean from the OceanSITES network
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  • Parent ID (indicates this dataset is related to other data):
    • gov.noaa.nodc:OceanSITES
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2015-07-28
  • revision: 2021-09-09
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
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
In this accession, NCEI has archived multiple versions of these data. The latest (and best) version of these data has the largest version number.
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: Trull, Tom; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (2015). Biological, chemical, in situ, physical, and profile data collected by Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Australian Antarctic Program Partnership, and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization at OceanSITES site SOTS from 1997-09-26 to 2020-03-11 (NCEI Accession 0130050). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0130050. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords NetCDF Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention Standard Name Table
  • depth
  • downwelling_photosynthetic_photon_spherical_irradiance_in_sea_water
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_in_sea_water
  • moles_of_nitrate_per_unit_mass_in_sea_water
  • moles_of_oxygen_per_unit_mass_in_sea_water
  • sea_surface_wave_significant_height
  • sea_water_density
  • sea_water_electrical_conductivity
  • sea_water_practical_salinity
  • sea_water_pressure
  • sea_water_pressure_due_to_sea_water
  • sea_water_temperature
  • sea_water_turbidity
  • temperature_of_sensor_for_oxygen_in_sea_water
  • time
Originator Keywords
  • CARBON
  • CARBONATE
  • INORGANIC CARBON
  • MARINE GEOCHEMISTRY
  • ORGANIC CARBON
  • ORGANIC MATTER
  • PARTICLE FLUX
  • SEDIMENT COMPOSITION
  • SILICATE
Originator Variable Names
  • Depth of each measurement
  • Latitude of each location
  • Longitude of each location
  • actual pressure
  • latitude of measurement
  • longitude of measurement
  • nominal depth of each sensor
  • optode_bphase_value
  • optode_temperature_value
  • particulate biogenic silicon mass flux
  • particulate inorganic carbon mass flux
  • particulate organic carbon mass flux
  • particulate total carbon mass flux
  • particulate total mass flux
  • particulate total nitrogen mass flux
  • sample number
  • sample supernatant pH NBS scale
  • sample supernatant practical salinity
  • sampler position
  • sbe43_output_voltage
  • time of measurement
  • time of sample midpoint
  • time sample open, closed
  • uncertainty for particulate biogenic silicon mass flux
  • uncertainty for particulate inorganic carbon mass flux
  • uncertainty for particulate organic carbon mass flux
  • uncertainty for particulate total carbon mass flux
  • uncertainty for particulate total mass flux
  • uncertainty for particulate total nitrogen mass flux
  • uncertainty for sample supernatant pH NBS scale
  • uncertainty for sample supernatant practical salinity
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 Originator Platform Code
  • PULSE
  • SAZ
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 Originator Project Names
  • Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Trull, Tom; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (2015). Biological, chemical, in situ, physical, and profile data collected by Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Australian Antarctic Program Partnership, and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization at OceanSITES site SOTS from 1997-09-26 to 2020-03-11 (NCEI Accession 0130050). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0130050. Accessed [date].
  • Unless stated otherwise, a user must acknowledge use of OceanSITES data in all publications and products where such data are used, preferably with the following standard citation: "These data were collected and made freely available by the international OceanSITES project and the national programs that contribute to it."
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
  • 2015-07-28T14:28:32Z - NCEI Accession 0130050 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-12-25T15:40:03Z - NCEI Accession 0130050 was revised and v2.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. 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.
  • 2021-06-11T09:40:19Z - NCEI Accession 0130050 was revised and v3.3 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. 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.
  • 2021-09-09T09:21:33Z - NCEI Accession 0130050 was revised and v4.4 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. 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
  • C-T recorder
  • CTD
  • CTD - moored CTD
  • fluorometer
  • gas sensors
  • GPS
  • oxygen sensor
  • PAR Sensor
  • pressure sensors
  • spectrophotometer
  • trap - sediment
  • Turbidity Meter
Platform
  • moored buoy
Last Modified: 2021-09-10T05:16:18Z
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