Oceanographic Data collected during the Lophelia II 2009: Deepwater Program: Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs and Wrecks on NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown between August 19, 2009 - September 12, 2009 (NODC Accession 0081782)

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Citation_Information:
Originator:
US DOC; NOAA; OAR; Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER)
Publication_Date: 20121206
Title:
Oceanographic Data collected during the Lophelia II 2009: Deepwater Program: Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs and Wrecks on NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown between August 19, 2009 - September 12, 2009 (NODC Accession 0081782)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Publisher: US National Oceanographic Data Center
Online_Linkage: <http://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0081782>
Description:
Abstract:
This cruise used the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Jason II to: explore 4-6 new sites for the occurrence of deep water coral reefs; made collections of Lophelia and other corals for genetic and physiological studies, made collections of communities associated with Lophelia and other corals for ecological studies; collected quantitative digital imagery for characterization of sites and coral communities; collect spatially explicit physical near bottom oceanographic data; deploy cameras and microbial arrays; reposition larval traps and current meters; collected push cores; and conducted a series of linked archeological/ biological investigations on deep water shipwrecks.
Purpose: BASIC RESEARCH
Supplemental_Information:
The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research sponsored the collection of these data.

Lophelia II 2009 Exploration produced the following data: Multibeam Bathymetric Data, Ship Navigation Data (Gyro and GPS), Ship Sensor Data (CTD, Wind, Barometer, Fluorometer, Rain, Winch, Speed), and Submersible Sensor Data (ADCP and CTD).

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20090819
Ending_Date: 20090912
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -93.59875
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -81.80128
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.2623
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.24765
Keywords:
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Theme_Keyword: BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
Theme_Keyword: CONDUCTIVITY
Theme_Keyword: DEPTH - SENSOR
Theme_Keyword: FLUORESCENCE
Theme_Keyword: RELATIVE HUMIDITY
Theme_Keyword: SALINITY
Theme_Keyword: SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: SOUND VELOCITY
Theme_Keyword: WATER TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: WIND SPEED
Theme_Keyword: LATITUDE
Theme_Keyword: LONGITUDE
Theme_Keyword: BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
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Theme_Keyword: ADCP
Theme_Keyword: CTD
Theme_Keyword: fluorometer
Theme_Keyword: meteorological sensors
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Theme_Keyword: GPS
Theme_Keyword: sound velocimeter
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Theme_Keyword: barometers
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Theme_Keyword: Temperature Sensors
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Theme_Keyword: underway
Theme_Keyword: navigational
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Theme_Keyword: 33RO - RONALD H. BROWN
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Theme_Keyword: Numeric Data Sets > Oceanography
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EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Surface Pressure
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Salinity/Density > Conductivity
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Optics > Fluorescence
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Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Acoustics > Acoustic Attenuation/Transmission
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
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Office of Ocean Exploration and Research's Integrated Product Team
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US DOC; NOAA; OAR; Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER)
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US DOC; NOAA; OAR; Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER)
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Theme_Keyword: 81782
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Place:
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Place_Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Gulf of Mexico
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints:
NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations of these data.
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US DOC; NOAA; OAR; Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER)
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Address: SSMC 3, Tenth Floor 1315 East West Hwy
City: SILVER SPRING
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Country: UNITED STATES
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