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     data   graph     files  public Concentration of major dissolved nutrients sampled from CTD hydrocasts from R/V Melville
cruise MV1008 in the Costa Rica Dome in 2010 (CRD FLUZiE 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 Seawater samples were collected from 8 depths throughout the water column
during CTD casts. 50 ml of sample from each depth was filtered directly from
the Niskin bottle through a 0.1-um filter capsule and frozen at -80\u00b0C for
the analysis of major nutrients (nitrate, nitrite, phosphate and silicate)
back on shore. Major nutrient concentrations were estimated using Flow
Injection Analysis (FIA) at the Analytical Facility, Marine Science Institute,
UCSB. Samples were run on a Lachat Instuments QuikChem 8000 FIA.
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 515386
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String OCE-0826626
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_data_url String http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=0826626 (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 David L. Garrison
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 50534
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Major Dissolved Nutrients
PI: Michael Landry (UCSD-SIO)
Version: 29 May 2014
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 2014-05-29T19:57:03Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-12-11T19:56:42Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time<now
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.516174.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -86.735
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 10.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 6.622
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -86.735
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -92.987
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 120.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 2.0
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/516174 (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_description String 50 ml of sample from each depth was filtered directly from the Niskin bottle through a 0.1-um filter capsule and frozen at -80°C for the analysis of major nutrients.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 516202
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 FIA
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_dataset_instrument_description String Major nutrient concentrations were estimated using Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) at the Analytical Facility, Marine Science Institute, UCSB. Samples were run on a Lachat Instuments QuikChem 8000 FIA.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_dataset_instrument_nid String 516203
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_description String An instrument that performs flow injection analysis. Flow injection analysis (FIA) is an approach to chemical analysis that is accomplished by injecting a plug of sample into a flowing carrier stream. FIA is an automated method in which a sample is injected into a continuous flow of a carrier solution that mixes with other continuously flowing solutions before reaching a detector. Precision is dramatically increased when FIA is used instead of manual injections and as a result very specific FIA systems have been developed for a wide array of analytical techniques.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_external_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L05/current/LAB36/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_name String Flow Injection Analyzer
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_nid String 657
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_supplied_name String Lachat Instuments QuikChem 8000 FIA
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String acid, bco, bco-dmo, biological, cast, chemical, chemistry, concentration, cycle, data, dataset, date, date_local, depth, dmo, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Nitrate, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Phosphate, erddap, event, latitude, local, longitude, management, mass, mass_concentration_of_phosphate_in_sea_water, mole, mole_concentration_of_nitrate_in_sea_water, mole_concentration_of_nitrite_in_sea_water, n02, N_N, nitrate, nitrite, no3, ocean, oceanography, oceans, office, phosphate, po4, preliminary, science, sea, seawater, silicic, silicic_acid, water
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/516174/license (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/516174 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 10.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'516174': {'lat': 'master - latitude', 'depth': 'flag - depth', 'lon': 'master - longitude'}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/516174/parameters (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation String University of California-San Diego
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation_acronym String UCSD-SIO
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_name String Michael R. Landry
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 50545
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 Shannon Rauch
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 51498
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 CRD FLUZiE
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_acronym String CRD FLUZiE
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_description String Research was aimed at improved understanding of plankton dynamics, carbon and nutrient fluxes, and potential trace element limitation in the Costa Rica Dome region of the eastern tropical Pacific. The specific science objectives of the 2010 R/V Melville cruise (MV1008) were:
1) to assess grazing and trace metal/nutrient controls on primary production and phytoplankton standing stocks;
2) to quantify carbon and elemental fluxes and export rates from the euphotic zone; and
3) to measure microbial population, processes, stable isotope abundances associated with the OMZ and nitrite maxima.
Additional information about MV1008 can be found in the cruise report (PDF).
NOTE: The original proposal and award abstract are not relevant. The project was originally funded by NSF as experimental tests of phytoplankton controls in the Arabian Sea. Piracy concerns in the region led to the cancellation of the research cruise in 2009, and a Change of Scope request was approved to focus the project on related issues in the Costa Rica Dome (CRD).
Though this project is not formally affiliated with any large program, it aligns with IMBER's emphasis on community ecology and biogeochemistry, and the OCB focus on carbon-based measurements of production, grazing and export processes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_end_date String 2013-12
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_geolocation String Costa Rica Dome, Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_name String Costa Rica Dome FLUx and Zinc Experiments
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_nid String 515387
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_start_date String 2009-01
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 6.622
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Concentration of major dissolved nutrients (nitrate, nitrite, phosphate and silicate) sampled from CTD hydrocasts on the MV1008 cruise in the Costa Rica Dome (CRD) region of the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean.
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Concentration of major dissolved nutrients sampled from CTD hydrocasts from R/V Melville cruise MV1008 in the Costa Rica Dome in 2010 (CRD FLUZiE project)
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -92.987
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.3
variable event   short  
attribute event _FillValue short 32767
attribute event actual_range short 17, 1111
attribute event bcodmo_name String event
attribute event description String Number referring to the particular activity (event) on the FluZiE cruise.
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 integer
variable cast   byte  
attribute cast _FillValue byte 127
attribute cast actual_range byte 3, 85
attribute cast bcodmo_name String cast
attribute cast description String CTD Cast number from the FluZiE cruise.
attribute cast long_name String Cast
attribute cast units String integer
variable cycle   String  
attribute cycle bcodmo_name String unknown
attribute cycle description String Type and number of cruise sampling event. Either "Stn_n" or "Cycle_n". A transect of stations was sampled from 29 June to 03 July. Five quasi-Lagrangian experiments called "cycles" were conducted during the remainder of the cruise.
attribute cycle long_name String Cycle
attribute cycle units String text
variable date_local   String  
attribute date_local bcodmo_name String date
attribute date_local description String Date of CTD cast (assumed to be in the local time zone). format: mmddyyyy
attribute date_local long_name String Date Local
attribute date_local nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/ADATAA01/ (external link)
attribute date_local units String unitless
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double NaN
attribute latitude actual_range double 6.622, 10.3
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 in degrees North.
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 -92.987, -86.735
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 in degrees East.
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 depth   double  
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth _FillValue double NaN
attribute depth actual_range double 2.0, 120.0
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 nitrate   float  
attribute nitrate _FillValue float NaN
attribute nitrate actual_range float 0.0, 33.56
attribute nitrate bcodmo_name String NO3
attribute nitrate colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute nitrate colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute nitrate description String Nitrate (NO3) concentration.
attribute nitrate long_name String Mole Concentration Of Nitrate In Sea Water
attribute nitrate nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/NTRAIGGS/ (external link)
attribute nitrate units String micromolar (uM)
variable nitrite   float  
attribute nitrite _FillValue float NaN
attribute nitrite actual_range float 0.01, 3.45
attribute nitrite bcodmo_name String NO2
attribute nitrite colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute nitrite colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute nitrite description String Nitrite (NO2) concentration.
attribute nitrite long_name String Mole Concentration Of Nitrite In Sea Water
attribute nitrite nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/NTRIAAZX/ (external link)
attribute nitrite units String micromolar (uM)
variable N_N   float  
attribute N_N _FillValue float NaN
attribute N_N actual_range float 0.03, 33.61
attribute N_N bcodmo_name String NO3_NO2
attribute N_N description String Nitrate + Nitrite concentration (NO3 + NO2).
attribute N_N long_name String N N
attribute N_N units String micromolar (uM)
variable phosphate   float  
attribute phosphate _FillValue float NaN
attribute phosphate actual_range float 0.14, 2.5
attribute phosphate bcodmo_name String PO4
attribute phosphate description String Phosphate (PO4) concentration.
attribute phosphate long_name String Mass Concentration Of Phosphate In Sea Water
attribute phosphate units String micromolar (uM)
variable silicic_acid   float  
attribute silicic_acid _FillValue float NaN
attribute silicic_acid actual_range float 0.72, 33.0
attribute silicic_acid bcodmo_name String Si_acid
attribute silicic_acid description String Silicic acid concentration.
attribute silicic_acid long_name String Silicic Acid
attribute silicic_acid units String micromolar (uM)

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