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OCADSAccess DataNDP-080NDP-080 - i*sta.dat (Files 4-12)

i*sta.dat (Files 4-12)

These files, i08si09ssta.dat, i09nsta.dat, i08ni05esta.dat, i03sta.dat, i05wi04sta.dat, i07nsta.dat, i01sta.dat, i10sta.dat, and i02sta.dat, provide station inventory information for each station occupied during the R/V Knorr cruises along WOCE Sections I8SI9S, I9N, I8NI5E, I3, I5WI4, I7N, I1, I10, and I2. Each line in the files contains an expocode, section number, station number, cast number, sampling date (month/date/year), sampling time, latitude, longitude, and sounding depth. The files are sorted by station number and can be read by using the following FORTRAN 90 code (contained in IOstainv.for (File 2):

           INTEGER  stat, cast, depth
           REAL latdcm, londcm
           CHARACTER expo*10, sect*4, date*10, time*4

           read (1, 10, end=999) expo, sect, stat, cast, date, time,
         1 latdcm, londcm, depth

     10    format (1X, A10, 6X, A4, 3X, I4, 5X, I1, 3X, A10, 2X, A4, 3X,
         1 F7.3, 3X, F8.3, 3X, I4)

Stated in tabular form, the contents include the following:

Variable Variable type Variable width Starting column Ending column
expo Character 10 2 11
sect Character 4 18 21
stat Numeric 4 25 28
cast Numeric 1 34 34
date Character 10 38 47
time Character 4 50 53
latdcm Numeric 7 57 63
londcm Numeric 8 67 74
depth Numeric 4 78 81

The variables are defined as follows:

expo  -  expedition code of the cruise
sect  -  WOCE section number
stat  -  station number
cast  -  cast number
date  -  sampling date (month/day/year)
time  -  sampling time [Greenwich mean time (GMT)]
latdcm  -  latitude of the station (in decimal degrees; negative values indicate the Southern Hemisphere)
londcm  -  longitude of the station (in decimal degrees; negative values indicate the Western Hemisphere)
depth  -  sounding depth of the station (in meters)
Last modified: 2021-03-17T18:30:28Z