CHLOROPHYLL A and PHAEOPIGMENTS profile data collected in the North Atlantic Ocean on the ENDEAVOR cruises EN259, EN262 and others as part of the GB project from 1995-01-11 to 1995-06-16 (NODC Accession 0104395)

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

NODC Accession 0104395 includes profile and biological data collected aboard the ENDEAVOR during cruises EN259, EN262, EN264, EN266 and EN267II in the North Atlantic Ocean from 1995-01-11 to 1995-06-16. These data include CHLOROPHYLL A and PHAEOPIGMENTS. The instruments used to collect these data include bottle. These data were collected by James P. Manning of National Marine Fisheries Service and Dian J. Gifford of University of Rhode Island as part of GB. The Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO) submitted these data to NODC on 2013-01-17.

The following is the text of the abstract provided by BCO-DMO:

Extracted Chlorophyll and Phaeopigment DMO note: The data reported consists of three replicates per each depth horizon sampled. PI Responsible: Dian J. Gifford Samples for water column chlorophyll and phaeopigment were collected and analyzed during the following Vital rates 1995 U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank process cruises:

EN259 EN262 EN264 EN266 EN267B (aka EN267II and EN267 LEG 2)

Water Collection: Seawater was collected using 10-L teflon-lined Go-flo bottles mounted on the Neil Brown CTD rosette. Water was drained into opaque brown 1-L bottles immediately after collection and refrigerated until processed. Samples were collected onto filters within one hour of water collection. In areas where the water column was well mixed, water was collected from the top, middle and bottom of the water column. When the water column was stratified, water was collected from the top, middles and bottom of the water column as well as around the hydrographic features of interest. Sample Processing: Samples were prepared for total, <20 µm, and <5 µm chlorophyll and phaeopigment. Samples for total pigments consisted of bulk seawater. Samples for < 20 µm and < 5 µm pigments were passed gently through clean Nitex meshes of appropriate porosity and the filtrate retained for analysis. Three replicate 50-ml samples of each size fraction were collected onto 25 mm GF/F filters, placed into 5 ml of 90% acetone in a capped test tube, and extracted in the freezer for 24 hours prior to analysis. Sample Analysis: The filters were removed from defrosted test tubes with a clean stainless steel spatula, the tube wiped clean with a Kimwipe, and samples read on a Turner Designs Model 10 fluorometer before and after acidification with 10% HCl (Parsons et al., 1984). Caveat: In general, pigment concentrations in the <5 µm samples were approximately equal to the <20 µm samples (i.e., there was very little chlorophyll in the 5-20 µm size range: most chlorophyll < 20 µm was also < 5 µm). Because of the difficulty of passing seawater quantitatively through the 5 µm mesh, the <5 µm data are more variable than the Total and < 20 µm data. To avoid confusion, the < 5 µm data are not included in the data files. The data are available, and scientific investigators who need it should contact the PI directly. Data Use: The data are available for use by any scientific investigator who wishes to use them. The PI must be consulted prior to publication.

Data Submitted by:

Dian J. Gifford Graduate School of Oceanography University of Rhode Island Narragansett, RI 02882-1197

voice: 401-874-6690 fax: 401-874-6240 e-mail: updated: Aug 05. 2005, gfh

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
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Identifier gov.noaa.nodc:0104395
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2013-04-04
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
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Temporal 1995-01-11T00:00:00/1995-06-16T00:00:00

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