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   set  data   graph     files  public CTD data from MOCNESS tows taken in the Antarctic in 2011 from ARSV Laurence M. Gould LMG1110
in the Southern Ocean from November to December 2011 (Salp_Antarctic 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 From the MOCNESS Operating Instruction Manual: \u00a0\"The nets are opened and
closed sequentially by commands through a single conductor armored cable from
the surface. \u00a0The electronics has 16-bits of resolution and the basic
data stream consists of temperature, depth, conductivity, frame angle, flow
counts, net number and net response. \u00a0An acquisition/controller computer
retrieves data from the underwater unit at a rate of up to 4 times a second.
\u00a0 Temperature (to approximately 0.01 deg C) and conductivity are measured
with SEABIRD sensors. \u00a0A modified T.S.K. flowmeter is normally used to
measure flow past the net. \u00a0Both the temperature and salinity sensors and
the flowmeter are attached to brackets which are mounted on the top portion of
the frame so that they face directly into the flow when the frame is at a
towing angle of 45 deg. \u00a0An electronic pendulum angle transducer measures
the angle of the towed net through the water. \u00a0A GPS unit providing
latitude and longitude [is] integrated \u00a0into the data stream.\" \u00a0(p.
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 54892
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String ANT-1044982
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_data_url String http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1044982 (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 Peter Milne
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 51468
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Displayed by /data/Scripts/ctd_mocness/mocpro_level1_conf.pl
Version: V2.1/Nov. 7, 2012
For MOC1 data, with filetype=pro
Displayed by /data/Scripts/ctd_mocness/mocpro_level2_conf.pl
Version: V3.1/November 7, 2012
For /data/bco-dmo/salp_antarctic/LMG1110/mocness,
MOC1, pro, LMG1110, 2011
Displayed by /data/Scripts/ctd_mocness/mocpro_level3_conf.pl_V2.01BC
Version: V2.01BC/February 13, 2012
Using /data/bco-dmo/salp_antarctic/LMG1110/mocness/M01_001R.PRO

% Tow: M-01-001 LMG1110
Date: 9/11/11
Temperature Probe # 1619 Conductivity Probe # 2293
Pressure Probe # 156 Oxygen Probe # 1
Transmissometer # 407 Altimeter # 1 Irradiance Probe # 1
Flow Meter Calibration 6.07 (m/count)
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 2014-01-29T17:22:10Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2016-10-10T15:34:02Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time<now
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.661339
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -53.7512
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double -60.5842
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -64.9837
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -53.7512
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -69.2906
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/488871 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_acronym String CTD MOCNESS
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_description String "The MOCNESS was provided by Raytheon and it was equipped with nine 335-mesh nets. In addition to the standard temperature and conductivity probes it was also equipped with a beta-type strobe unit provided by BESS Co. and a Benthos 200 kHz altimeter. The underwater unit used through the cruise was #156." p.33 of Cruise Report LMG1110.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 488977
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_description String The CTD part of the MOCNESS includes 1) a pressure (depth) sensor which is a thermally isolated titanium strain gauge with a standard range of 0-5000 decibars full scale, 2) A Sea Bird temperature sensor whose frequency output is measured and sent to the surface for logging and conversion to temperature by the software in the MOCNESS computer (The system allows better than 1 milli-degree resolution at 10 Hz sampling rate), and 3) A Sea Bird conductivity sensor whose output frequency is measured and sent to the surface for logging and conversion to conductivity by the software in the computer (The system allows better than 1 micro mho/cm at 10 Hz sampling rate). The data rate depends on the speed of the computer and the quality of the cable. With a good cable, the system can operate at 2400 baud, sampling all variables at 2 times per second. One sample every 4 seconds is the default, although the hardware can operate much faster. (From The MOCNESS Manual)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_external_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L05/current/131/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_name String CTD MOCNESS
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_nid String 419
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_supplied_name String CTD MOCNESS
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String altim, altimetry, angle, bco, bco-dmo, biological, chemical, cruiseid, data, dataset, datatype, day, day_local, dmo, erddap, filt, flow, hzvel, laboratory, latitude, local, longitude, management, month, month_local, net, oceanography, office, potemp, preliminary, press, sal, satellite, sigma, sigma_0, station, temperature, time, time_local, tow, vol, vol_filt, vtvel, year, yrday, yrday_local
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/488871/license (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/488871 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double -60.5842
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'488871': {'lat': 'master - latitude', 'press': 'flag - depth', 'lon': 'master - longitude'}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/488871/parameters (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation String University of Connecticut
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation_acronym String UConn - Avery Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_name String Ann Bucklin
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 50389
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 Ms Dicky Allison
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 50382
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role String BCO-DMO Data Manager
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role_type String related
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Salp_Antarctic
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_acronym String Salp_Antarctic
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_description String The Antarctic salp, Salpa thompsoni, is an increasingly important player in the vulnerable Antarctic Peninsula pelagic ecosystem. Observations of high abundance of Salpa thompsoni during the summer in the Southern Ocean suggest that this species is capable of rapid somatic and population growth, and frequently forms dense blooms under favorable environmental conditions. The proposed research will examine genome-wide patterns of gene expression, target gene expression levels, and patterns of population genetic diversity and structure of the target salp species. Our preliminary results and data analysis have provided a promising basis for transcriptomic studies of S. thompsoni in the Southern Ocean. The proposed next steps in our genomic/transcriptomic analysis of Salpa thompsoni are: 1) completion of a reference transcriptome as a basis for genome-wide analysis of gene expression; 2) whole transcriptome shotgun sequencing (RNA-Seq) analysis to characterize gene expression in relation to individual characteristics and environmental conditions; 3) quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR) characterization and validation of gene expression for 10-20 top differentially-expressed genes; and 4) detection of strand-specific allelic variation at SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphic) sites to analyze clonal diversity and population genetic diversity and structure. We hypothesize that: 1) deep analysis of the Salpa thompsoni transcriptome will reveal significant associations among selected set of differentially-expressed genes and critical life history stages and events (e.g., ontogenetic maturation, sexual reproduction, senescence) of the salp; and 2) the species will show variable levels of clonal diversity and significant genetic differentiation among salp populations in different regions of the Southern Ocean. Samples will be obtained from research cruises during 2011-2013 in diverse regions of the Southern Ocean; dedicated sample and data collection will be carried out during a cruise of the R/V LM GOULD (LMG11-10) to the Western Antarctic Peninsula region in November, 2011. The significance of this effort lies in new understanding of the molecular processes underlying the complex life history and population dynamics of S. thompsoni in relation to the Antarctic pelagic ecosystem and extreme and variable environmental conditions of the Southern Ocean.
Most of the data from this project are available from the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS), part of IEDA and is available at http://www.marine-geo.org/tools/search/Files.php?data_set_uid=18148.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_end_date String 2014-05
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_geolocation String Southern Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_name String Population ecology of Salpa thompsoni based on molecular indicators
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_nid String 2174
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_start_date String 2011-06
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 -64.9837
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String datatype,cruiseid,year,month_local
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String CTD data collected during the 1 meter2 MOCNESS tows to the Cape Shirreff area
in the Antarctic .\u00a0 These data are part of the standard suite of
measurements collected during the net tows to provide environmental background
for the animals collected.

Fluorescence was not collected during these tows.
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String CTD data from MOCNESS tows taken in the Antarctic in 2011 from ARSV Laurence M. Gould LMG1110 in the Southern Ocean from November to December 2011 (Salp_Antarctic project)
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -69.2906
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.3
variable datatype   String  
attribute datatype bcodmo_name String datatype
attribute datatype description String sampling method - instrument type, e.g. MOCNESS-1 or MOCNESS-10
attribute datatype long_name String Datatype
variable cruiseid   String  
attribute cruiseid bcodmo_name String cruiseid
attribute cruiseid description String cruise identification, e.g. LMG1110, for ARSV Gould cruise 1110
attribute cruiseid long_name String Cruiseid
variable year   short  
attribute year _FillValue short 32767
attribute year actual_range short 2011, 2011
attribute year bcodmo_name String year
attribute year description String year
attribute year long_name String Year
attribute year nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/YEARXXXX/ (external link)
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 9, 25
attribute day_local bcodmo_name String day_local
attribute day_local description String day of month, local, 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 11, 11
attribute month_local bcodmo_name String month_local
attribute month_local description String month of year, local, 1 - 12
attribute month_local long_name String Month Local
variable station   byte  
attribute station _FillValue byte 127
attribute station actual_range byte 1, 23
attribute station bcodmo_name String station
attribute station description String station number, from event log
attribute station long_name String Station
variable yrday_local   double  
attribute yrday_local _FillValue double NaN
attribute yrday_local actual_range double 313.932025, 330.039861
attribute yrday_local bcodmo_name String yrday_local
attribute yrday_local description String year day as a decimal, based on Julian calendar, local
attribute yrday_local long_name String Yrday Local
attribute yrday_local units String YYY.Y
variable time_local   String  
attribute time_local bcodmo_name String time_local
attribute time_local description String time, local, using 24 hour clock to decimal minutes
attribute time_local long_name String Time Local
attribute time_local units String HHmm.m
variable press   double  
attribute press _FillValue double NaN
attribute press actual_range double -23.8, 2514.4
attribute press bcodmo_name String pressure
attribute press description String depth of observation or 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 altim   String  
attribute altim bcodmo_name String altimeter
attribute altim description String The Altimeter provides data on the altitude of the net systems above the bottom when the net system is closer to the bottom than to the surface.
attribute altim long_name String Altim
attribute altim units String meters
variable temp   String  
attribute temp bcodmo_name String temperature
attribute temp description String temperature of water
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 temperature or theta1
1Fofonoff and Millard, 1983, UNESCO technical papers in Marine Sciences, #44
attribute potemp long_name String Potemp
attribute potemp nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/POTMCV01/ (external link)
variable sal   String  
attribute sal bcodmo_name String sal
attribute sal description String salinity calculated from conductivity, bad values are set to 50
attribute sal long_name String Sal
attribute sal nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PSALST01/ (external link)
variable sigma_0   String  
attribute sigma_0 bcodmo_name String sigma_0
attribute sigma_0 description String Sigma-theta or potential density11Fofonoff and Millard, 1983, UNESCO technical papers in Marine Sciences, #44
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 angle   String  
attribute angle bcodmo_name String angle
attribute angle description String angle of net frame relative to vertical (0-89 degrees)
attribute angle long_name String Angle
attribute angle units String degrees
variable flow   String  
attribute flow bcodmo_name String flow
attribute flow description String consecutive flow counts
attribute flow long_name String Flow
variable hzvel   String  
attribute hzvel bcodmo_name String hzvel
attribute hzvel description String horizontal net velocity
attribute hzvel long_name String Hzvel
attribute hzvel units String m/min
variable vtvel   String  
attribute vtvel bcodmo_name String vtvel
attribute vtvel description String vertical net velocity
attribute vtvel long_name String Vtvel
attribute vtvel units String m/min
variable vol_filt   String  
attribute vol_filt bcodmo_name String vol_filt
attribute vol_filt description String volume filtered
attribute vol_filt long_name String Vol Filt
attribute vol_filt units String meters^3
variable net   String  
attribute net bcodmo_name String net
attribute net description String MOCNESS net number, (00-08)
attribute net long_name String Net
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute latitude actual_range double -64.9837, -60.5842
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, 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 -69.2906, -53.7512
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, 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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