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Temperature and Salinity from CTD Data on the Nolso-Flugga Section

This data set of CTD and/or STD profiles at stations on the Nolso-Flugga (NOL) hydrographic section has been collected on cruises under many different projects and programmes undertaken by Marine Scotland and the Faroe Marine Research Institute since 1988. After initial quality assurance by the data originator, the individual CTD/STD profiles at stations on the section have been grouped together to form sections from Shetland to the Faroe Islands, at specific time intervals. Where stations were skipped or sections incomplete, a fill value has been applied.

doi: 
10.7489/12056-1
Citation: 
Larsen, K.M., Berx, B., Hatun, H., Hindson, J., Jochumsen, K., Havstovan Group and Marine Scotland Science Oceanography Group. 2018. Temperature and salinity on the Nolso-Flugga (NWE) Standard Hydrographic Section, part of the Faroe-Shetland Channel Transport Mooring Array. doi: 10.7489/12056-1

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FieldValue
Publisher
Modified Date
2018-03-20
Release Date
2018-03-20
Identifier
bc1ddaa1-8a8e-42b4-ae33-afb2f52b2c74
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POLYGON ((-6.4090707153082 60.774026285961, -6.4090707153082 62.456451908803, -0.81825010478497 62.456451908803, -0.81825010478497 60.774026285961))
Temporal Coverage
Wednesday, March 9, 1988 - 00:00
Language
English (United Kingdom)
License
UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
Data Dictionary

The temperature and conductivity (salinity) data have been screened by the data originator for spikes and other erroneous values and these have been removed.
The originator has also calibrated the conductivity/salinity sensor using salinity samples collected at sea. Salinity has been calculated using UNESCO 1983 algorithm.

Format: netcdf4
Global Attributes:
creation_date = '19-Feb-2018 16:16:33'
creator_name = 'Bee Berx, Marine Scotland Science'
creator_email = 'b.berx@marlab.ac.uk'
project_name = 'Faroe-Shetland Channel Transport Mooring Array'
summary = 'Temperature and Salinity on the Nolso-Flugga/NWE Standard Hydrographic Section' acknowledgement = 'Please cite doi:/10.7489/12056-1 '

Dimensions:
pressure = 1346
station = 18
time = 165
txt = 20

Variables:

time
Size: 165x1
Dimensions: time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Average Time of Section'
units = 'days since 1-Jan-1950'

pressure
Size: 1346x1
Dimensions: pressure
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Pressure/Depth'
units = 'decibars'

stn_order
Size: 18x1
Dimensions: station
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Station Order on NOL Section (from Faroe Isl.)'
units = 'none'

lat
Size: 18x1
Dimensions: station
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Latitude'
units = 'degrees_north'

lon
Size: 18x1
Dimensions: station
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Longitude'
units = 'degrees_east'

bathy
Size: 18x1
Dimensions: station
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Water Depth/Bathymetry from EMODNet Bathymetry'
units = 'm (positive down)'

stn_ID_num
Size: 18x1
Dimensions: station
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Station Numeric ID on NOL Section'
units = 'none'

stn_ID_name
Size: 18x20
Dimensions: station,txt
Datatype: char
Attributes: long_name = 'Station Name ID on NOL Section'
units = 'none'

cruise_ID_name
Size: 165x20
Dimensions: time,txt
Datatype: char
Attributes: long_name = 'Cruise Identifier'
units = 'none'

ctd_time
Size: 18x165
Dimensions: station,time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'CTD Cast Time'
units = 'days since 1-Jan-1950'
_FillValue = NaN

ctd_lon
Size: 18x165
Dimensions: station,time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'CTD Cast Longitude'
units = 'degrees_east'
_FillValue = NaN

ctd_lat
Size: 18x165
Dimensions: station,time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'CTD Cast Latitude'
units = 'degrees_north'
_FillValue = NaN

ctd_hydronum
Size: 18x165
Dimensions: station,time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'CTD Cast Hydrographic Station Number'
units = 'none'
_FillValue = NaN

ctd_sound
Size: 18x165
Dimensions: station,time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'CTD Cast Sounding'
units = 'm (positive down)'
_FillValue = NaN

temp
Size: 1346x18x165
Dimensions: pressure,station,time
Datatype: double
Attributes: long_name = 'Temperature'
units = 'degrees Celsius'
_FillValue = NaN

Contact Name
Marine Scotland Science
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public