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   set  data   graph     files  public Biomaper-II environmental data from R/V Endeavor and R/V Oceanus cruises EN307, EN330, EN331,
OC332 and OC334 to Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine in 1997-1999 (GB project)
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL access_formats String .htmlTable,.csv,.json,.mat,.nc,.tsv,.esriCsv,.geoJson
attribute NC_GLOBAL acquisition_description String These data are from the Enviromental Sensing System (ESS) part of theBIO-
Optical Multi-frequency Acoustical and Physical Environmental Recorder or
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 54610
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String unknown GB NSF
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funder_name String National Science Foundation
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_acronym String NSF
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_source_nid String 350
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager String David L. Garrison
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 50534
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_award_nid String 54626
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_award_number String unknown GB NOAA
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_funder_name String National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_funding_acronym String NOAA
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_funding_source_nid String 352
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Displayed by /data/dallison/bmp_ess/mocpro_level1.pl, V1.12/February 7, 2011
For /data7/gbdata/en307/bmp_ess, BiomaperII, PRO, EN307, 1997
Displayed by /data/dallison/bmp_ess/mocpro_level2.pl, V1.00so/May 9, 2003
Using data file /data7/gbdata/en307/bmp_ess/BM2_001.PRO
Tow: M-01-003 EN307
Date: 9 October 1997
Temperature Probe # 2072 Conductivity Probe # 1855
Pressure Probe # 124 Oxygen Probe # 130349
Transmissometer # 1 Fluorometer # 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String info at bco-dmo.org
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://www.bco-dmo.org/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL data_source String extract_data_as_tsv version 2.3 19 Dec 2019
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2009-11-24T18:35:30Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-02-22T20:22:13Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time<now
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.2295.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 68.843333
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 43.834728
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -999.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 68.843333
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -8401.15
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/2295 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_acronym String BIOMAPERII
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_description String BIO-optical Multi-frequency Acoustical and Physical Environmental Recorder version 2, see also ESS_BiomaperII. The system consists of a multi-frequency sonar (up-looking and down-looking pairs of transducers operating at five frequencies: 43,120,200,420, and 1000kHz), a video plankton recorder system (VPR), an environmental sensor system (CTD, fluorometer, transmissometer), and several other bio-optical sensors (down- and upwelling spectral radiometers, spectral attenuation, and backscattering, and absorption meters).
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 4205
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_description String BIOMAPER II is a set of sensors on a long aluminum frame that resembles the tail of a World War II airplane. A research vessel tows the instrument through the water on a specialized tow cable that sends power to the sensors and brings data back to the ship. People use BIOMAPER II to learn about phytoplankton and zooplankton over areas that are too large to study with the traditional net-and-microscope method. Whereas nets can sample areas up to about 5 meters (16 feet) on a side, BIOMAPER II can record data from 500 meters (1,640 feet) or more of the water column at a time. The instrument's standard suite of sensors were chosen for studying plankton: a five-frequency sonar system, a video plankton recorder and an environmental sensor system (ESS, like the one on MOCNESS). The ESS measures water temperature, salinity, oxygen, chlorophyll and light levels. BIOMAPER II also has room for attaching other instruments for specific uses. The instrument's official name is BIOMAPER-II: the BIo-Optical Multi-frequency Acoustical and Physical Environmental Recorder. The Roman numeral II indicates that it's a redesign of the original BIOMAPER, a prototype that was invented and tested in the mid 1990s. (more information).
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_external_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L22/current/NETT0007/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_name String BIo-Optical Multi-frequency Acoustical and Physical Environmental Recorder II
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_nid String 409
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_supplied_name String BIo-Optical Multi-frequency Acoustical and Physical Environmental Recorder II
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String altimetry, angle, bco, bco-dmo, biological, brief, brief_desc, chemical, cruiseid, data, dataset, day, day_local, depth, desc, dmo, erddap, flvolt, laboratory, latitude, lite, local, longitude, management, month, month_local, O2, oceanography, office, oxycurrent, oxygen, oxytemp, potemp, preliminary, press, profiler, sal, salinity, salinity-temperature-depth, satellite, sigma, sigma_0, station, station_std, std, tempco, temperature, time, time_local, tow, trans, trans_v, v, vtvel, year, yrday, yrday_local
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/2295/license (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/2295 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 43.834728
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'2295': {'lat': 'master - latitude', 'press': 'flag - depth', 'lon': 'master - longitude'}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/2295/parameters (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation String Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation_acronym String WHOI
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_name String Peter H. Wiebe
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 50454
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_role String Principal Investigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_role_type String originator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_affiliation String Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_affiliation_acronym String WHOI
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_name String Peter H. Wiebe
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 50454
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role String Scientist
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role_type String originator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_affiliation String Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_affiliation_acronym String WHOI BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_person_name String Ms Dicky Allison
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_person_nid String 50382
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_role String BCO-DMO Data Manager
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_role_type String related
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String GB
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_acronym String GB
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_description String The U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Program is a large multi- disciplinary multi-year oceanographic effort. The proximate goal is to understand the population dynamics of key species on the Bank - Cod, Haddock, and two species of zooplankton (Calanus finmarchicus and Pseudocalanus) - in terms of their coupling to the physical environment and in terms of their predators and prey. The ultimate goal is to be able to predict changes in the distribution and abundance of these species as a result of changes in their physical and biotic environment as well as to anticipate how their populations might respond to climate change.
The effort is substantial, requiring broad-scale surveys of the entire Bank, and process studies which focus both on the links between the target species and their physical environment, and the determination of fundamental aspects of these species' life history (birth rates, growth rates, death rates, etc).
Equally important are the modelling efforts that are ongoing which seek to provide realistic predictions of the flow field and which utilize the life history information to produce an integrated view of the dynamics of the populations.
The U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Executive Committee (EXCO) provides program leadership and effective communication with the funding agencies.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_geolocation String Georges Bank, Gulf of Maine, Northwest Atlantic Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_name String U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_nid String 2037
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_website String http://globec.whoi.edu/globec_program.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_start_date String 1991-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Biological and Chemical Oceanographic Data Management Office (BCO-DMO)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -999.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String brief_desc,station_std
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Biomaper-II environmental data from R/V Endeavor and R/V Oceanus cruises EN307, EN330, EN331, OC332 and OC334 to Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine in 1997-1999
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Biomaper-II environmental data from R/V Endeavor and R/V Oceanus cruises EN307, EN330, EN331, OC332 and OC334 to Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine in 1997-1999 (GB project)
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -8401.15
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.3
variable cruiseid   String  
attribute cruiseid bcodmo_name String cruiseid
attribute cruiseid description String cruise identification, e.g. EN330, for Endeavor cruise 330
attribute cruiseid long_name String Cruiseid
variable year   short  
attribute year _FillValue short 32767
attribute year actual_range short 1997, 1999
attribute year bcodmo_name String year
attribute year description String year, four digit
attribute year long_name String Year
attribute year nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/YEARXXXX/ (external link)
variable brief_desc   String  
attribute brief_desc bcodmo_name String brief_desc
attribute brief_desc description String Brief cruise description, suchas broad-scale, process, mooring
attribute brief_desc long_name String Brief Desc
variable tow   String  
attribute tow bcodmo_name String tow
attribute tow description String Tow number
attribute tow long_name String Tow
variable day_local   byte  
attribute day_local _FillValue byte 127
attribute day_local actual_range byte 4, 26
attribute day_local bcodmo_name String day_local
attribute day_local description String day of month, local time (1 - 31)
attribute day_local long_name String Day Local
variable month_local   byte  
attribute month_local _FillValue byte 127
attribute month_local actual_range byte 10, 12
attribute month_local bcodmo_name String month_local
attribute month_local description String month of year, local time (1 - 12)
attribute month_local long_name String Month Local
variable station   byte  
attribute station _FillValue byte 127
attribute station actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute station bcodmo_name String station
attribute station description String station number, from event log
attribute station long_name String Station
variable station_std   double  
attribute station_std _FillValue double NaN
attribute station_std bcodmo_name String station_std
attribute station_std description String standard station number, from eventlog
attribute station_std long_name String Station Std
variable yrday_local   double  
attribute yrday_local _FillValue double NaN
attribute yrday_local actual_range double 282.666019, 346.978183
attribute yrday_local bcodmo_name String yrday_local
attribute yrday_local description String year day, (i.e. Jan 1 at noon equals year day 1.5), local time
attribute yrday_local long_name String Yrday Local
attribute yrday_local units String decimal year
variable time_local   String  
attribute time_local bcodmo_name String time_local
attribute time_local description String local time using 24 hour clock
attribute time_local long_name String Time Local
attribute time_local units String decimal hour
variable press   double  
attribute press _FillValue double NaN
attribute press actual_range double -188.83, 2009.74
attribute press bcodmo_name String pressure
attribute press description String depth of sample
attribute press long_name String Press
attribute press nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PRESPR01/ (external link)
attribute press units String decibars
variable temp   String  
attribute temp bcodmo_name String temperature
attribute temp description String temperature
attribute temp long_name String Temperature
attribute temp nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/TEMPP901/ (external link)
attribute temp units String degrees C
variable potemp   String  
attribute potemp bcodmo_name String potemp
attribute potemp description String potential temperature²
attribute potemp long_name String Potemp
attribute potemp nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/POTMCV01/ (external link)
attribute potemp units String degrees C
variable sal   String  
attribute sal bcodmo_name String sal
attribute sal description String salinity
attribute sal long_name String Sal
attribute sal nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PSALST01/ (external link)
attribute sal units String PSU
variable sigma_0   String  
attribute sigma_0 bcodmo_name String sigma_0
attribute sigma_0 description String potential density²
attribute sigma_0 long_name String Sigma 0
attribute sigma_0 nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SIGTPR01/ (external link)
variable flvolt   float  
attribute flvolt _FillValue float NaN
attribute flvolt actual_range float 0.0, 6.528
attribute flvolt bcodmo_name String fluor voltage
attribute flvolt description String fluorescence (0-5 volts)
attribute flvolt long_name String Flvolt
attribute flvolt units String volts
variable angle   String  
attribute angle bcodmo_name String angle
attribute angle description String angle of towbody relative to vertical (0-89 degrees)
attribute angle long_name String Angle
variable vtvel   String  
attribute vtvel bcodmo_name String vtvel
attribute vtvel description String vertical tow velocity
attribute vtvel long_name String Vtvel
attribute vtvel units String meters/minute
variable trans_v   String  
attribute trans_v bcodmo_name String trans_v
attribute trans_v description String transmissometry or light transmission (0-5 volts)
attribute trans_v long_name String Trans V
attribute trans_v units String volts
variable oxycurrent   String  
attribute oxycurrent bcodmo_name String unknown
attribute oxycurrent description String oxygen sensor current (0-5 volts)
attribute oxycurrent long_name String Oxycurrent
attribute oxycurrent units String volts
variable oxytemp   String  
attribute oxytemp bcodmo_name String unknown
attribute oxytemp description String oxygen sensor internal temperature (0-5 volts)
attribute oxytemp long_name String Oxytemp
attribute oxytemp units String volts
variable o2   String  
attribute o2 bcodmo_name String dissolved Oxygen
attribute o2 description String dissolved oxygen
attribute o2 long_name String O2
attribute o2 units String milliliter/liter
variable lite   float  
attribute lite _FillValue float NaN
attribute lite actual_range float 0.0, 4.3614
attribute lite bcodmo_name String unknown
attribute lite description String downwelling light
attribute lite long_name String Lite
attribute lite units String volts
variable tempco   String  
attribute tempco bcodmo_name String unknown
attribute tempco description String light sensor thermistor
attribute tempco long_name String Tempco
attribute tempco units String vo lts
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute latitude actual_range double -999.0, 43.834728
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude bcodmo_name String latitude
attribute latitude description String latitude, negative = South
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P09/current/LATX/ (external link)
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute longitude actual_range double -8401.15, 68.843333
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude bcodmo_name String longitude
attribute longitude description String longitude, negative = West
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P09/current/LONX/ (external link)
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east

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