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     data   graph     files  public Calibrated CTD salinity and oxygen and Niskin bottle water samples from the R/V Ka'imikai-o-
Kanaloa KOK1108 cruise in June 2011 in the Northwest Pacific Ocean (Fukushima Radionuclide
Levels 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 ""
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 54674
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String OCE-1136693
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_data_url String http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1136693 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funder_name String NSF Division of Ocean Sciences
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_acronym String NSF OCE
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_source_nid String 355
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager String Donald L. Rice
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 51467
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_award_nid String 55069
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_award_number String unknown Fukushima Radionuclide Levels Moore
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_funder_name String Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_funding_acronym String GBMF
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_1_funding_source_nid String 361
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String version 27 October 2011
PI: Steve Jayne

project: Fukushima Radiation in the Pacific
Niskin bottle samples of salinity and oxygen
merged with calibrated CTD measurements at sample depths
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 2011-10-21T17:45:42Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2016-08-20T03:10:46Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time<now
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/5258
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 147.119
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 38.002
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 33.982
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 147.119
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 141.399
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 1977.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 6.7
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/3566 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_acronym String Niskin bottle
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 5497
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_description String A Niskin bottle (a next generation water sampler based on the Nansen bottle) is a cylindrical, non-metallic water collection device with stoppers at both ends. The bottles can be attached individually on a hydrowire or deployed in 12, 24 or 36 bottle Rosette systems mounted on a frame and combined with a CTD. Niskin bottles are used to collect discrete water samples for a range of measurements including pigments, nutrients, plankton, etc.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_external_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L22/current/TOOL0412/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_name String Niskin bottle
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_nid String 413
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_supplied_name String Niskin Bottle
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_acronym String CTD SBE 911plus
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_dataset_instrument_nid String 5680
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_description String The Sea-Bird SBE 911plus is a type of CTD instrument package for continuous measurement of conductivity, temperature and pressure. The SBE 911plus includes the SBE 9plus Underwater Unit and the SBE 11plus Deck Unit (for real-time readout using conductive wire) for deployment from a vessel. The combination of the SBE 9plus and SBE 11plus is called a SBE 911plus. The SBE 9plus uses Sea-Bird's standard modular temperature and conductivity sensors (SBE 3plus and SBE 4). The SBE 9plus CTD can be configured with up to eight auxiliary sensors to measure other parameters including dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity, fluorescence, light (PAR), light transmission, etc.). more information from Sea-Bird Electronics
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_external_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L22/current/TOOL0058/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_name String CTD Sea-Bird SBE 911plus
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_nid String 591
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_supplied_name String CTD Sea-Bird SBE 911plus
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String altimetry, bco, bco-dmo, biological, bot, bot_Nis, cal, cast, chemical, data, dataset, date, depth, dmo, erddap, event, laboratory, latitude, longitude, management, nis, O2, O2_cal, o2_nis, oceanography, office, oxygen, potemp, preliminary, press, prmax, sal, sal_cal, sal_nis, satellite, sigma, sigma_0, temperature, time, time2
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/3566/license (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/3566 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 38.002
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'3566': {'lat': 'master - latitude', 'depth': 'flag - depth', 'lon': 'master - longitude'}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/3566/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 Kenneth O. Buesseler
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 50522
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 BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_name String Dr Steven R. Jayne
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 51384
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 Theresa McKee
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_2_person_nid String 51103
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 Fukushima Radionuclide Levels
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_acronym String Fukushima Radionuclide Levels
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_description String The March 11, 2011 earthquake in Japan and the subsequent tsunami damaged and disrupted cooling systems at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility causing contamination of land and seas surrounding the site, as well as food supplies and drinking water. Small but measurable quantities of radioactivity have been detected in the atmosphere over the United States, including aerosol samples collected at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, where I-131 was seen to increase to detectable levels as of March 21-22, 2011.
With major funding from the Moore Foundation, as well as a contribution from the National Science Foundation through a 2011 Grant for Rapid Response Research (RAPID) and support from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, collaborating investigators from the United States, Japan, Spain, Monaco, and the United Kingdom were able to obtain samples off Japan for an early assessment of impacts.
From June 4 through June 19, 2011, a research cruise was carried out aboard the RV Kaimikai-O-Kanaloa, a research vessel operated by the University of Hawaii. During the cruise, hundreds of samples were collected in an area off the coast of Japan as close as 30 kilometers from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant and extending as far out as 600 kilometers off shore. The essential components of the program include: radionuclide measurements of water and particles; a radioecological study of biota, especially species at the base of the food chain and key fish species and a physical oceanographic study to characterize transport and water masses. A baseline radionuclide data set for the Atlantic and Pacific was obtained along an east to west network of sampling stations. Three hundred sampling events took place at thirty major stations for a total of more than 1500 samples. Along with 41 CTD stations, bottle samples of salinity, oxygen, radionuclides, and particulates were taken to depths of about 1000 meters. A list of the radionuclides sampled and a sampling summary map is available. One hundred net tows resulted in approximately fifty pounds of biological samples, including plankton and small fish. Daily samples of aerosol were also taken.
Early investigation following an accidental release of man-made radionuclides is key to understanding the magnitude of the release and the relationship to public health issues The research results also set the stage for the use of the longer lived radionuclides as tracers in subsequent studies by the community to understand ocean processes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_end_date String 2012-04
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_geolocation String Northwest Pacific Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_name String Establishing Radionuclide Levels in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Originating from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Facility
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_nid String 2171
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_website String https://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=67796 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_start_date String 2011-05
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 33.982
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Calibrated CTD measurements of salinity and oxygen at water sample depths and
Niskin bottle water samples of salinity and oxygen.

Potential temperature and density were derived from calibrated CTD
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Calibrated CTD salinity and oxygen and Niskin bottle water samples from the R/V Ka'imikai-o-Kanaloa KOK1108 cruise in June 2011 in the Northwest Pacific Ocean (Fukushima Radionuclide Levels project)
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 141.399
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.3
variable cast   byte  
attribute cast _FillValue byte 127
attribute cast actual_range byte 2, 41
attribute cast bcodmo_name String cast
attribute cast description String cast number
attribute cast long_name String Cast
attribute cast units String dimensionless
variable event   String  
attribute event bcodmo_name String event
attribute event description String Event id
attribute event long_name String Event
attribute event nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/EVTAGFL/ (external link)
attribute event units String dimensionless
variable date   int  
attribute date _FillValue int 2147483647
attribute date actual_range int 20110606, 20110617
attribute date bcodmo_name String date
attribute date description String Date of cast. format: YYYYmmdd
attribute date long_name String Date
attribute date nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/ADATAA01/ (external link)
attribute date units String unitless
variable time2   String  
attribute time2 bcodmo_name String time
attribute time2 description String Time of cast
attribute time2 long_name String Time
attribute time2 nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/AHMSAA01/ (external link)
attribute time2 units String hhmm
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute latitude actual_range double 33.982, 38.002
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude bcodmo_name String latitude
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude description String latitude of cast
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 141.399, 147.119
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude bcodmo_name String longitude
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude description String longitude of cast
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
variable prmax   float  
attribute prmax _FillValue float NaN
attribute prmax actual_range float 112.0, 2002.0
attribute prmax bcodmo_name String pressure maximum
attribute prmax description String maximum pressure recorded during cast
attribute prmax long_name String Prmax
attribute prmax units String decibars
variable bot_Nis   byte  
attribute bot_Nis _FillValue byte 127
attribute bot_Nis actual_range byte 1, 24
attribute bot_Nis bcodmo_name String bot_Nis
attribute bot_Nis description String Niskin bottle number
attribute bot_Nis long_name String Bot Nis
attribute bot_Nis units String dimensionless
variable depth   double  
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth _FillValue double NaN
attribute depth actual_range double 6.7, 1977.5
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth bcodmo_name String depth
attribute depth colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute depth colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute depth colorBarPalette String TopographyDepth
attribute depth description String sample depth
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String Depth
attribute depth nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P09/current/DEPH/ (external link)
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
variable press   float  
attribute press _FillValue float NaN
attribute press actual_range float 6.7, 2001.6
attribute press bcodmo_name String pressure
attribute press description String pressure
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   float  
attribute temp _FillValue float NaN
attribute temp actual_range float 1.918, 21.152
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   float  
attribute potemp _FillValue float NaN
attribute potemp actual_range float 1.783, 21.153
attribute potemp bcodmo_name String potemp
attribute potemp description String potential temperature
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 sigma_0   float  
attribute sigma_0 _FillValue float NaN
attribute sigma_0 actual_range float 1024.066, 1027.665
attribute sigma_0 bcodmo_name String sigma_0
attribute sigma_0 description String potential density
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)
attribute sigma_0 units String kilograms/meter^3
variable sal_cal   float  
attribute sal_cal _FillValue float NaN
attribute sal_cal actual_range float 33.51, 34.796
attribute sal_cal bcodmo_name String sal
attribute sal_cal description String salinity from CTD sensor calibrated to Niskin water samples
attribute sal_cal long_name String Sal Cal
attribute sal_cal nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PSALST01/ (external link)
attribute sal_cal units String PSU
variable O2_cal   float  
attribute O2_cal _FillValue float NaN
attribute O2_cal actual_range float 0.672, 7.35
attribute O2_cal bcodmo_name String O2_ml_L
attribute O2_cal description String oxygen from CTD sensor calibrated to water samples
attribute O2_cal long_name String O2 Cal
attribute O2_cal units String milliliters/liter
variable sal_nis   float  
attribute sal_nis _FillValue float NaN
attribute sal_nis actual_range float 33.561, 34.769
attribute sal_nis bcodmo_name String sal_bottle
attribute sal_nis description String Salinity from Niskin bottle sample
attribute sal_nis long_name String Sal Nis
attribute sal_nis units String PSA
variable o2_nis   float  
attribute o2_nis _FillValue float NaN
attribute o2_nis actual_range float 0.837, 6.914
attribute o2_nis bcodmo_name String O2_ml_L
attribute o2_nis description String Dissolved oxygen from Niskin bottle sample
attribute o2_nis long_name String O2 Nis
attribute o2_nis units String milliliters/liter

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