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   set  data   graph     files  public Autonomous buoy position data from Southern Ocean GLOBEC from ARSV Laurence M. Gould LMG0106
in the Southern Ocean from July 2001
   ?     I   M   background (external link) RSS BCO-DMO bcodmo_dataset_3114

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 During the July-September 2001 Southern Globec cruises of the Palmer and Gould
we installed four buoys. Two of the buoys (07413, 07440) were standard off-
the-shelf Met-Ocean Ice buoys (see above photograph). These buoys measured
barometric pressure, air temperature, and GPS position. The data were
transmitted via ARGOS. A radar reflector was mounted on a wooden 4 x 4 to help
find the site if there was an opportunity to return, however the reflector
return was difficult to discern among all the backscatter clutter caused by
deformed ice and icebergs.

The other two buoys (07949, 07950) were custom made CRREL ice mass balance
buoys (photo on right). These buoys reported barometric pressure, Argos
position, and air temperature. In addition they had a thermistor string that
measured a vertical profile of temperature, at 10 cm spacing, from the air,
through the snow and ice, and into the upper ocean. There were acoustic
sensors measuring the positions of the snow surface and ice bottom. A
fluorometer was mounted under the ice. One of the buoys (07949) had three
spectroradiometers; one mounted about the ice, one mounted directly below the
ice, and one a few meters deep in the upper ocean. Results from all buoys are
compared.

Tracks from all 2001 buoys:
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 54688
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String ANT-9910098
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_data_url String http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=9910098 (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 Dr Roberta Marinelli
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 51469
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Autonomous buoy position data from Southern Ocean GLOBEC
PI: C. Fritsen
data version 2: 31 Dec 2004
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 2010-06-16T20:40:39Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-01-28T15:27:52Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.3114.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -68.59497
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double -67.1153
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -69.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -68.59497
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -74.908
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/3114 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_acronym String BDFT
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_description String Two of the buoys (07413, 07440) were standard off-the-shelf Met-Ocean Ice buoys.These buoys measured barometric pressure, air temperature, and GPS position. The data were transmitted via ARGOS. The other two buoys (07949, 07950) were custom made CRREL ice mass balance buoys (photo on right). These buoys reported barometric pressure, Argos position, and air temperature. In addition they had a thermistor string that measured a vertical profile of temperature. There were acoustic sensors measuring the positions of the snow surface and ice bottom. A fluorometer was mounted under the ice. One of the buoys (07949) had three spectroradiometers; one mounted about the ice, one mounted directly below the ice, and one a few meters deep in the upper ocean.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 4866
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_description String Drifter buoy to include the Beardsley Drifter. Generic drifter buoys may be surface or sub-surface buoys that move with the current. They have a variety of instruments attached, providing a platform that allows for the measurement of surface drifts, air pressure and other variables. The Beardsley Drifters are near-surface satellite-tracked drifters used for observations of circulation patterns. They are WOCE-style drifters featuring holey sock drogues. Each drifter has a small (~ 30 cm diameter) surface float with ARGOS transmitter and batteries tethered to a holey sock drogue centered at 15 m below the surface. The drogue, about 10 m tall and 1 m in diameter, is designed to "lock" itself to the water so that the surface float follows the mean water motion at 15 m depth with very little slippage even in high winds. Thus measuring the drifter's position as a function of time provides a Lagrangian measurement of the 15-m ocean current. (http://globec.whoi.edu/jg/info/globec/soglobec/drifters_argos%7Bdir=globec.whoi.edu/jg/dir/globec/soglobec/,data=globec.whoi.edu:80/jg/serv/globec/soglobec/drifters_argos.html1%7D?) WOCE-drifters: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/woce/woce_v3/wocedata_1/diu_summaries/svp/index.htm
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_name String Drifter Buoy
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_nid String 424
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_supplied_name String Drifter Buoy
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String bco, bco-dmo, biological, buoy, buoy_id, chemical, data, dataset, date, day, day_gmt, dmo, erddap, identifier, inst, latitude, longitude, management, month, month_gmt, oceanography, office, preliminary, time, time_gmt, year, yrday, yrday_gmt
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/3114 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double -67.1153
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'3114': {'lat': 'master - latitude', 'lon': 'master - longitude'}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/3114/parameters (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation String University of California-Santa Cruz
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation_acronym String UC Santa Cruz
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_name String Dr Daniel P. Costa
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 50488
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 Desert Research Institute
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_affiliation_acronym String DRI
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_name String Dr Chris H. Fritsen
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 50502
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 Nancy Copley
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_person_nid String 50396
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, GLOBEC: Sea Ice Microbial Communities
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 projects_1_acronym String Sea Ice Microbes
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_1_description String The U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (U.S. GLOBEC) program has the goal of understanding and ultimately predicting how populations of marine animal species respond to natural and anthropogenic changes in climate. Research in the Southern Ocean (SO) indicates strong coupling between climatic processes and ecosystem dynamics via the annual formation and destruction of sea ice. The Southern Ocean GLOBEC Program (SO GLOBEC) will investigate the dynamic relationship between physical processes and ecosystem responses through identification of critical parameters that affect the distribution, abundance and population dynamics of target species. The overall goals of the SO GLOBEC program are to elucidate shelf circulation processes and their effect on sea ice formation and krill distribution, and to examine the factors which govern krill survivorship and availability to higher trophic levels, including penguins, seals and whales. The focus of the U.S. contribution to the international SO GLOBEC program will be on winter processes. This component will focus on the distribution and activities of sea ice microbial communities. This will be accomplished using an integrated combination of sampling (vertical profiles, horizontal surveys, and under-ice surveys) and observational protocols. Experiments will be designed to estimate microbial activity within the sea ice and at the ice-seawater interface. The research will be coordinated with components studying the water column productivity and the sea ice habitat. The result of the integrated SO GLOBEC program will be to improve the predictability of living marine resources, especially with respect to local and global climatic shifts.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_1_end_date String 2005-08
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_1_geolocation String Southern Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_1_name String GLOBEC: Sea Ice Microbial Communities
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_1_project_nid String 616163
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_1_start_date String 2000-09
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Nancy Copley
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_role String BCO-DMO Data Manager(s)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -69.296
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String year
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Autonomous buoy position data from Southern Ocean GLOBEC from ARSV Laurence M. Gould LMG0106 in the Southern Ocean from July 2001.
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Autonomous buoy position data from Southern Ocean GLOBEC from ARSV Laurence M. Gould LMG0106 in the Southern Ocean from July 2001
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 2
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -74.908
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.5-beta
variable buoy_id   String  
attribute buoy_id description String identification number of the buoy
attribute buoy_id ioos_category String Identifier
attribute buoy_id long_name String Buoy Id
variable inst   String  
attribute inst description String GPS or ARGOS type transmission
attribute inst ioos_category String Unknown
attribute inst long_name String Inst
variable yrday_gmt   float  
attribute yrday_gmt _FillValue float NaN
attribute yrday_gmt actual_range float 218.375, 314.3708
attribute yrday_gmt description String GMT day and decimal time, as 326.5 for the 326th day of the year, or November 22 at 1200 hours (noon).
attribute yrday_gmt ioos_category String Unknown
attribute yrday_gmt long_name String Yrday Gmt
variable date_gmt   String  
attribute date_gmt description String gmt month, day and year, usually as a text string, e.g. feb10_1995.
attribute date_gmt ioos_category String Time
attribute date_gmt long_name String Date Gmt
attribute date_gmt source_name String date_gmt
variable year   short  
attribute year _FillValue short 32767
attribute year actual_range short 2001, 2001
attribute year description String year, reported as YYYY, e.g. 1995
attribute year ioos_category String Time
attribute year long_name String Year
variable month_gmt   String  
attribute month_gmt description String month of year, GMT time , i.e. 01-12
attribute month_gmt ioos_category String Time
attribute month_gmt long_name String Month Gmt
variable day_gmt   String  
attribute day_gmt description String day, GMT time e.g. 22.
attribute day_gmt ioos_category String Time
attribute day_gmt long_name String Day Gmt
variable time_gmt   String  
attribute time_gmt description String time of day, reported in GMT time, 24 hour clock
attribute time_gmt ioos_category String Time
attribute time_gmt long_name String Time Gmt
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute latitude actual_range double -69.296, -67.1153
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude description String latitude, in decimal degrees, North is positive, negative denotes 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 -74.908, -68.59497
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude description String longitude, in decimal degrees, East is positive, negative denotes 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

The information in the table above is also available in other file formats (.csv, .htmlTable, .itx, .json, .jsonlCSV, .jsonlKVP, .mat, .nc, .nccsv, .tsv, .xhtml) via a RESTful web service.


 
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