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Low resolution real-time physical trajectory profile data from glider ng467 deployed by Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (IOOS), Ocean and Coastal Observing - Virgin Islands, Inc. (OCOVI), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RU COOL), US DOC NOAA (NOAA), and US Navy; Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) in the Caribbean Sea from 2018-07-18 to 2018-09-17 (NCEI Accession 0248649)

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This collaborative project is focused on collecting temperature and salinity profiles in the waters in the vicinity of the US Virgin Islands to investigate the oceans role in modulating hurricane intensity in the region. Specifically, glider data will be utilized to both validate and improve operational coupled ocean and atmosphere hurricane models. The 5 Naval Oceanographic gliders deployed in the US Virgin Islands were part of a larger network that included an additional 5 in the vicinity of Puerto Rico. These gliders were provided and operated by the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) and are part of a larger effort to deploy and operate over 100 gliders simultaneously. The data these Littoral Battlespace Sensing (LBS) gliders collect is used in underwater ocean forecasts that support a wide range of naval operations.

The National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) received the data in this dataset from the Integrated Ocean Observing System's National Glider Data Assembly Center (IOOS NGDAC). The IOOS NGDAC received the data in one or more netCDF files comprising an entire glider deployment. The data are measurements of physical oceanographic properties such as temperature, salinity, conductivity, and density. The IOOS NGDAC checked the files for compliance to their netCDF file convention, aggregated the files into a single netCDF file, and then submitted the file to NCEI for long-term preservation. Data files may be either low resolution real-time or full resolution. Full resolution files are designated as "delayed" in the netCDF file name.
  • Cite as: Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (2022). Low resolution real-time physical trajectory profile data from glider ng467 deployed by Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (IOOS), Ocean and Coastal Observing - Virgin Islands, Inc. (OCOVI), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RU COOL), US DOC NOAA (NOAA), and US Navy; Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) in the Caribbean Sea from 2018-07-18 to 2018-09-17 (NCEI Accession 0248649). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0248649. Accessed [date].
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Distribution Formats
  • netCDF (Version: netCDF-3)
    • File Specification: CF-1.6, COARDS, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
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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
ncei.info@noaa.gov
Time Period 2018-07-18 to 2018-09-17
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -65.1307
East: -64.8572
South: 17.617
North: 18.0298
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2022-02-23
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
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: Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (2022). Low resolution real-time physical trajectory profile data from glider ng467 deployed by Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (IOOS), Ocean and Coastal Observing - Virgin Islands, Inc. (OCOVI), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RU COOL), US DOC NOAA (NOAA), and US Navy; Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) in the Caribbean Sea from 2018-07-18 to 2018-09-17 (NCEI Accession 0248649). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0248649. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
Contributors
Resource Providers
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Funding provided by the United States Navy and the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System. Logistical and operational support provided by the Naval Oceanographic Glider Operations Center, the Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System, Mid Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System, University of the Virgin Islands, Rutgers University, Ocean and Coastal Observing Virgin Islands.
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
  • eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • northward_sea_water_velocity
  • sea_water_density
  • sea_water_electrical_conductivity
  • sea_water_potential_density
  • sea_water_potential_temperature
  • sea_water_practical_salinity
  • sea_water_pressure
  • sea_water_sigma_t
  • sea_water_temperature
  • speed_of_sound_in_sea_water
  • time
Provider Keywords
  • Slocum
  • Spray
  • glider
  • trajectory
  • underwater glider
  • water
  • wmo
Provider Variable Names
  • CTD Metadata
  • CTD Pressure
  • Conductivity
  • Dead-Reckoned Latitude
  • Depth
  • Depth-averaged Eastward Sea Water Velocity
  • Depth-averaged Latitude
  • Depth-averaged Longitude
  • Depth-averaged Northward Sea Water Velocity
  • Depth-averaged Time
  • Measured Temperature
  • Number of Observations for this Profile
  • Platform Metadata
  • Precise Latitude
  • Precise Longitude
  • Precise Time
  • Profile ID
  • Profile Latitude
  • Profile Longitude
  • Profile Time
  • QARTOD Flat Line Test for sea_water_density
  • QARTOD Gross Range Test for sea_water_density
  • QARTOD Primary Flag for sea_water_density
  • QARTOD Rate of Change Test for sea_water_density
  • QARTOD Spike Test for sea_water_density
  • Raw Salinity
  • Sea Water Density
  • Sea Water Electrical Conductivity
  • Sea Water Practical Salinity
  • Sea Water Pressure
  • Sea Water Temperature
  • Sigma T
  • Sigma Theta
  • Sound Speed
  • The trajectory to which this profile is associated.
  • Time
  • Trajectory Name
  • Unstable Salinity
  • WMO ID
  • theta
Data Center keywords NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords ICES/SeaDataNet Ship Codes WMO Platform Codes
  • 4802908
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords Provider Instruments
  • Sea-Bird GPCTD
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 Provider Project Keywords
  • GL_Caribbean01-18
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (2022). Low resolution real-time physical trajectory profile data from glider ng467 deployed by Integrated Ocean Observing System Program (IOOS), Ocean and Coastal Observing - Virgin Islands, Inc. (OCOVI), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RU COOL), US DOC NOAA (NOAA), and US Navy; Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) in the Caribbean Sea from 2018-07-18 to 2018-09-17 (NCEI Accession 0248649). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0248649. 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.
Fees
  • In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • 2022-02-23T09:25:36Z - NCEI Accession 0248649 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • CTD
Platform
  • ng467
Last Modified: 2023-06-06T12:54:31Z
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