Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the GALLATIN and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 1976-08-01 to 1976-10-24 (NODC Accession 7601802)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

Temperature profiles were collected from XBT casts from the GALLATIN and other platforms from 01 August 1976 to 24 October 1976. Data were collected by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and other institutions as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project. Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard Universal Bathythermograph Output (UBT) format. Full format description is available from NODC at www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/bt.html.

The UBT format contains temperature-depth profile data obtained using expendable bathythermograph (XBT) instruments. Cruise information, position, date and time were reported for each observation. The data records are comprised of pairs of temperature-depth values. The XBT data files contain temperature values at non-uniform depths. These depths were recorded at the minimum number of points ("inflection points") required to accurately define the temperature curve. Standard XBTs can obtain profiles to depths of either 450 or 760 m. Special instruments permitted measurements to be obtained to 1830 m.

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Metadata Date February 8, 2019
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) December 18, 2010 (publication), March 19, 2013 (revision)
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 8, 2019
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) December 18, 2010 (publication), March 19, 2013 (revision)
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Access Constraints Cite as: United States Coast Guard (2010). Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the GALLATIN and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 1976-08-01 to 1976-10-24 (NODC Accession 7601802). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date], NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -66.183333
Bbox North Lat 44.333333
Bbox South Lat 30.066667
Bbox West Long -73.766667
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Metadata Language eng
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Temporal Extent Begin 1976-08-01
Temporal Extent End 1976-10-24

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