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West End CP Mooring thermistor, CTD, and ADCP Data near Mobile Bay, Alabama from 2004-10-20 to 2018-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0203749)

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A continuous time series of temperature, salinity, depth, and current velocity data collected from 2004 to present from a small coastal ocean observing system 25 kilometers southwest of the mouth of Mobile Bay, Alabama (30.0902 degrees N, 88.2116 degrees W). Data sources include a bottom mounted ADCP, a thermistor chain, and a surface and bottom CTD.
  • Cite as: Coogan, Jeff; Dzwonkowski, Brian; Park, Kyeong; Lockridge, Grant (2019). West End CP Mooring thermistor, CTD, and ADCP Data near Mobile Bay, Alabama from 2004-10-20 to 2018-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0203749). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/zzw6-3q06. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2004-10-20 to 2018-12-12
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -88.21156
East: -88.21155
South: 30.09023
North: 30.09023
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2019-10-01
  • revision: 2021-09-29
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
Submission Package ID: 40TFUH

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: Coogan, Jeff; Dzwonkowski, Brian; Park, Kyeong; Lockridge, Grant (2019). West End CP Mooring thermistor, CTD, and ADCP Data near Mobile Bay, Alabama from 2004-10-20 to 2018-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0203749). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/zzw6-3q06. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
Contributors
Resource Providers
Points of Contact
  • Brian Dzwonkowski
    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
Publishers
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
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
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
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Coogan, Jeff; Dzwonkowski, Brian; Park, Kyeong; Lockridge, Grant (2019). West End CP Mooring thermistor, CTD, and ADCP Data near Mobile Bay, Alabama from 2004-10-20 to 2018-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0203749). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/zzw6-3q06. 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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Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • 2019-10-01T14:08:35Z - NCEI Accession 0203749 v1.1 was published.
  • 2021-09-29T21:38:15Z - NCEI Accession 0203749 was revised and v1.2 was published.
    Rationale: Additional metadata files were received or created for this dataset. These updates were copied into the about/ 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.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: SALINITY (measured); Units: psu; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: CTD - moored CTD.
  • Parameter or Variable: TEMPERATURE - WATER [WATER TEMPERATURE] (measured); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: thermistor.
  • Parameter or Variable: TEMPERATURE - WATER [WATER TEMPERATURE] (measured); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: CTD - moored CTD.
  • Parameter or Variable: CURRENT SPEED (measured); Units: cm/s; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: ADCP.
  • Parameter or Variable: DEPTH - SENSOR (measured); Units: meter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: CTD - moored CTD.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • ADCP
  • CTD - moored CTD
  • thermistor
Last Modified: 2021-10-17T04:46:46Z
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