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WATER TEMPERATURE and other data from AIRCRAFT from 1971-01-04 to 1971-01-31 (NCEI Accession 7100238)

Metadata Updated: August 18, 2023

Data has been processed by NODC to the NODC standard Bathythermograph (XBT Aircraft) (C118) format.

The C116/C118 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 record was comprised of pairs of temperature-depth values. Unlike the MBT Data File, in which temperature values were recorded at uniform 5 m intervals, the XBT data files contained 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. With special instruments, measurements can be obtained to 1830 m. Prior to July 1994, XBT data were routinely processed to one of these standard types. XBT data are now processed and loaded directly in to the NODC Ocean Profile Data Base (OPDB). Historic data from these two data types were loaded into the OPDB.

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Metadata Date 2023-02-07T21:40:44Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 18, 2023
Reference Date(s) October 24, 2003 (publication), August 21, 2022 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-02-07T21:40:44Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 18, 2023
Reference Date(s) October 24, 2003 (publication), August 21, 2022 (revision)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:7100238
Access Constraints Cite as: US Navy > Ships of Opportunity (2003). WATER TEMPERATURE and other data from AIRCRAFT from 1971-01-04 to 1971-01-31 (NCEI Accession 7100238). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/7100238. Accessed [date]., Use liability: 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 -65.35
Bbox North Lat 41.23
Bbox South Lat 39
Bbox West Long -70
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Harvest Source Id c084a438-6f6b-470d-93e0-16aeddb9f513
Harvest Source Title NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions
Licence accessLevel: Public
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1971-01-04
Temporal Extent End 1971-01-31

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