In situ, meteorological, navigational, physical and profile data collected by US DOC; NOAA; NWS; National Data Buoy Center at OceanSITES site T2N140W from 1998-09-30 to 2015-08-06 (NCEI Accession 0130062)

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

In situ, meteorological, navigational, physical and profile oceanographic data were collected, including AIR TEMPERATURE, DEPTH - OBSERVATION, HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE, INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION, LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, PRECIPITATION RATE, RELATIVE HUMIDITY, SALINITY, SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE, SIGMA-THETA, WATER TEMPERATURE, WIND DIRECTION and WIND SPEED from Moored Buoy at the TAO/TRITON Site 2N 140W (T2N140W) using GPS, anemometer, conductivity sensor, meteorological sensors, pressure sensors, pyranometer and thermistor from 1998-09-30 to 2015-08-06. These data were provided to one of the OceanSITES Data Assembly Centers (DAC). The DAC formatted this information into the OceanSITES file format and passed it on to the Global Data Assembly Centers (GDAC).

OceanSITES is a worldwide system of long-term, open-ocean reference stations measuring dozens of variables and monitoring the full depth of the ocean from air-sea interactions down to the seafloor. It is a network of stations or observatories measuring many aspects of the ocean's surface and water column using, where possible, automated systems with advanced sensors and telecommunications systems, yielding high time resolution, often in real-time, while building a long record.

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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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Harvested from Commerce Non Spatial Data.json Harvest Source

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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)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.nodc:0130062
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-08-15
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
Metadata Context
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Catalog Describedby
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Program Code 006:059
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 261ccfd2cff702b7706ebd29835c1e67579693ec
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 1998-09-30T00:00:00/2015-08-06T00:00:00

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