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     data   graph     files  public Five minute ADCP data from ARSV Laurence M. Gould and RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer cruises to the
Southern Ocean from 2001-2003 as part of the Southern Ocean GLOBEC 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 In 2001, the RVIB NB Palmer and RVIB LM Gould were upgraded to collect a full
suite of data needed for full single-ping editing (i.e. processing single
pings to ocean velocities). LMG0103, LMG0104, and LMG0106 were collected
before the new system was implemented. The single ping data from these cruises
can only be used as an aid for looking at amplitude (backscatter). NBP0103,
NBP0104, NBP0202, NBP0204, LMG0201A, LMG0203, LMG0205, and LMG0302 datasets
contain the complete set of data needed for processing the single ping data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 54694
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String ANT-9910102
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_data_url String http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=9910102 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funder_name String NSF Antarctic Sciences
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_acronym String NSF ANT
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_source_nid String 369
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager String Professor Kelly Falkner
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 51477
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String ADCP_5min data from the Southern Ocearn.
L. Padman, PI
Displayed by /data8/pleiades/rgroman/Scripts/adcp_so_level0.pl, V1.07/24Feb10
Displayed by /data8/pleiades/rgroman/Scripts/adcp_so_level1.pl, V1.05/February ...
Displayed by /data8/pleiades/rgroman/Scripts/adcp_so_level2.pl, V1.05/February ...
u_m and v_m are the velocity components, in meters.
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 2.2d 13 Jun 2019
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2010-02-11T19:18:14Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-02-26T20:38:56Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.2344.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -58.7089
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double -52.3528
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -70.6349
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -58.7089
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -77.7755
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 498.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 26.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/2344 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_acronym String ADCP
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_description String Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler, encompasses an array of band widths and frequencies
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 4158
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_description String The ADCP measures water currents with sound, using a principle of sound waves called the Doppler effect. A sound wave has a higher frequency, or pitch, when it moves to you than when it moves away. You hear the Doppler effect in action when a car speeds past with a characteristic building of sound that fades when the car passes.
The ADCP works by transmitting "pings" of sound at a constant frequency into the water. (The pings are so highly pitched that humans and even dolphins can't hear them.) As the sound waves travel, they ricochet off particles suspended in the moving water, and reflect back to the instrument. Due to the Doppler effect, sound waves bounced back from a particle moving away from the profiler have a slightly lowered frequency when they return. Particles moving toward the instrument send back higher frequency waves. The difference in frequency between the waves the profiler sends out and the waves it receives is called the Doppler shift. The instrument uses this shift to calculate how fast the particle and the water around it are moving.
Sound waves that hit particles far from the profiler take longer to come back than waves that strike close by. By measuring the time it takes for the waves to bounce back and the Doppler shift, the profiler can measure current speed at many different depths with each series of pings. (More from WHOI instruments listing).
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_external_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L05/current/115/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_name String Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_nid String 405
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_supplied_name String Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String bco, bco-dmo, biological, chemical, cruiseid, data, dataset, day, day_end, day_start, depth, dmo, end, erddap, latitude, longitude, management, month, month_end, month_start, oceanography, office, preliminary, start, time, time_end, time_start, u, u_m, v, v_m, year, year_end, year_start, yrday0, yrday0_utc
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/2344 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double -52.3528
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'2344': {'lat': 'master - latitude', 'depth': 'flag - depth', 'lon': 'master - longitude'}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/2344/parameters (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation String Earth and Space Research Institute
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_name String Dr Susan L. Howard
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 50501
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_role String Co-Principal Investigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_role_type String originator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_affiliation String Earth and Space Research Institute
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_name String Dr Laurence Padman
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 50500
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role String Co-Principal Investigator
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 U.S. GLOBEC Southern Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_acronym String SOGLOBEC
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_description String The fundamental objectives of United States Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (U.S. GLOBEC) Program are dependent upon the cooperation of scientists from several disciplines. Physicists, biologists, and chemists must make use of data collected during U.S. GLOBEC field programs to further our understanding of the interplay of physics, biology, and chemistry. Our objectives require quantitative analysis of interdisciplinary data sets and, therefore, data must be exchanged between researchers. To extract the full scientific value, data must be made available to the scientific community on a timely basis.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_geolocation String Southern Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_name String U.S. GLOBEC Southern Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_nid String 2039
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_website String http://www.ccpo.odu.edu/Research/globec_menu.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_start_date String 2001-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Ms Dicky Allison
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_role String BCO-DMO Data Manager(s)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -70.6349
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Five minute ADCP data from ARSV Laurence M. Gould and RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer cruises to the Southern Ocean from 2001-2003 as part of the Southern Ocean GLOBEC project.
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Five minute ADCP data from ARSV Laurence M. Gould and RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer cruises to the Southern Ocean from 2001-2003 as part of the Southern Ocean GLOBEC project.
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -77.7755
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.5-beta
variable cruiseid   String  
attribute cruiseid description String Cruise identification
attribute cruiseid ioos_category String Unknown
attribute cruiseid long_name String Cruiseid
variable year_start   short  
attribute year_start _FillValue short 32767
attribute year_start actual_range short 2001, 2003
attribute year_start description String Year the cruise started, GMT in�YYYY format
attribute year_start ioos_category String Time
attribute year_start long_name String Year Start
attribute year_start units String unitless
variable month_start   String  
attribute month_start description String Month the cruise started, GMT
attribute month_start ioos_category String Time
attribute month_start long_name String Month Start
attribute month_start units String MM
variable day_start   String  
attribute day_start description String Day the cruise started GMT
attribute day_start ioos_category String Time
attribute day_start long_name String Day Start
attribute day_start units String dd
variable time_start   String  
attribute time_start description String Time the cruise started, GMT
attribute time_start ioos_category String Time
attribute time_start long_name String Time Start
attribute time_start units String HHmm.m
variable year_end   short  
attribute year_end _FillValue short 32767
attribute year_end actual_range short 2001, 2003
attribute year_end description String Year the cruise ended, GMT in�YYYY format
attribute year_end ioos_category String Time
attribute year_end long_name String Year End
attribute year_end units String unitless
variable month_end   String  
attribute month_end description String Month the cruise ended, GMT
attribute month_end ioos_category String Time
attribute month_end long_name String Month End
attribute month_end units String MM
variable day_end   String  
attribute day_end description String Day the cruise ended, GMT
attribute day_end ioos_category String Time
attribute day_end long_name String Day End
attribute day_end units String dd
variable time_end   String  
attribute time_end description String Time the cruise ended, GMT
attribute time_end ioos_category String Time
attribute time_end long_name String Time End
attribute time_end units String HHmm.m
variable yrday0_utc   String  
attribute yrday0_utc description String Year day, GMT, where year day 0.5 = January 1 at noon.
attribute yrday0_utc ioos_category String Unknown
attribute yrday0_utc long_name String Yrday0 Utc
attribute yrday0_utc units String YYY.Y
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute latitude actual_range double -70.6349, -52.3528
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude description String Latitude, negative = South
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
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 -77.7755, -58.7089
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude description String Longitude, negative = West
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable depth   double  
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth _FillValue double NaN
attribute depth actual_range double 26.0, 498.0
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute depth colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute depth colorBarPalette String TopographyDepth
attribute depth description String Depth of sample or observation
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String Depth
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
variable u_m   float  
attribute u_m _FillValue float NaN
attribute u_m actual_range float -1.302, 1.497
attribute u_m description String East-west component of velocity, positive = Eastward flow
attribute u_m ioos_category String Unknown
attribute u_m long_name String U M
attribute u_m units String m/sec
variable v_m   float  
attribute v_m _FillValue float NaN
attribute v_m actual_range float -3.09, 2.467
attribute v_m description String North-south component of velocity, positive = Northward flow
attribute v_m ioos_category String Unknown
attribute v_m long_name String V M
attribute v_m units String m/sec

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