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Product description (2007-08-25)
WHAT ? PRODUCT-ID

OGS-CAST-NODC

PRODUCT TYPE

In Situ Data

OUTPUT TYPE

Vertical Profiles

OVERVIEW
General description : The oceanographic database archives 166 millions of measurements of physical and biogeochemical parameters collected by 294503 hydrological stations (vertical profiles of discrete bottle samples, CTD and XBT profiling probe). Data and meta-data can be estracted in comma separated values (CSV) data format, in generic ODV spreadsheet format (Ocean Data View) or in Medar/Medatlas data format.
PARAMETERS CATEGORIES
(short title, counting values)
  • WC_Temp
  • WC_Sal
  • WC_O2
[more]
PARAMETERS (parameter code, parameter description, counting values)
  • TEMP
SEA TEMPERATURE
  • PSAL
PRACTICAL SALINITY
  • DOX1
DISSOLVED OXYGEN
[more]
WHERE ? GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
46.0
-8.0 36.0
30.0
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE

from regional to local scale

SPATIAL RESOLUTION

10 - 20 nautical miles

VERTICAL COVERAGE

from surface to bottom

WHEN ? TEMPORAL COVERAGE Since 1889-03-17 - onGoing TEMPORAL RESOLUTION Hours to sub-day
PROCESS/ UPDATE UPDATED In delayed mode, when new information is available
Supply Center
name : OGS/NODC
web site : http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it

Dissemination System

Service Resource Average Volume/release Format Licence/
conditions
Distributor
ftp
(full delivery)
N/A ascii The data are freely available for research only, on demand to NODC mail address.
name : OGS/NODC
web site : http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it
http
(full delivery)
N/A ascii The data are freely available for research only.
name : OGS/NODC
web site : http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it/cocoon/data/parameters

Documentation

Title Online Resource Publication
Products and Publications http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it/nodc/about/productsandpublications 2007

Supported by Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea
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Coordinated by CMCC,
Centro Euro Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici.
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