NOAA Coral Reef Watch 25km Ocean Acidification Product Suite (OAPS) for January 1988 to the present covering the Greater Caribbean Region

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) Ocean Chemistry Division (OCD)
Publication_Date: 20110510
Title:
NOAA Coral Reef Watch 25km Ocean Acidification Product Suite (OAPS) for January 1988 to the present covering the Greater Caribbean Region
Online_Linkage: <http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/satellite/oa/index.html>
Description:
Abstract:
The NOAA Coral Reef Watch Experimental Ocean Acidification Product Suite (OAPS) offers an important synthesis of satellite and modeled environmental datasets to provide a synoptic estimate of sea surface carbonate chemistry in the Greater Caribbean Region. This tool compliments ongoing geochemical surveys and monitoring efforts in the region by providing estimates of changing ocean chemistry on a broader spatial and temporal scale than shipboard observations alone can permit. The maps presented here are monthly averages of daily estimates derived according to Gledhill et al., 2008. Near-real-time estimates are modeled from daily fields of NOAA Optimum Interpolation Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer - Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AVHRR-AMSRE) SST, Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model + Navey Coupled Ocean Data Assimilation (HYCOM + NCODA) modeled sea surface salinity (SSS), NOAA National Centers for Environmental Predication (NCEP) sea-level pressure (SLP), and estimates of atmospheric CO2 derived from the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory GLOBALVIEW-CO2 reference marine boundary layer (MBL.
Purpose:
The global oceans are the largest natural reservoir for excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, absorbing approximately one third of that attributed to human activities each year. As a result, dissolved CO2 in the surface ocean will likely double over its pre-industrial value by the middle of this century, representing perhaps the most dramatic change in ocean chemistry in over 20 million years. In coming decades, ocean acidification could affect some of the most fundamental biological and geochemical processes of the sea. The purpose of this dataset is to contribute to the understanding of changing ocean chemistry and its relationship to climate.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19880101
Ending_Date: present
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As Needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.125
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -59.875
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.125
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 14.875
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Phenomena > Global Change
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Remote Sensing
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Alkalinity
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Carbon Dioxide
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Carbon Dioxide > Partial Pressure
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chemistry Monitoring and Assessment
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Dissolved Gases
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > pH
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Hydrosphere > Water Quality > Contaminants > Chemical
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Numeric Data Sets > Geochemistry
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme_Keyword: 014
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: 007
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea
Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Gulf of Mexico
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Virgin Islands > Lesser Antilles > U. S. Virgin Islands (17N064W0000)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > U. S. Virgin Islands > U. S. Virgin Islands > U. S. Virgin Islands (17N064W0000)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Navassa Island > Navassa Island > Navassa Island (18N075W0001)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Navassa Island > Navassa Island > Navassa Island (18N075W0001)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea /North Atlantic Ocean > Puerto Rico > Puerto Rico (18N066W0000)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Puerto Rico > Puerto Rico (18N066W0000)
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Region
Place_Keyword: PR
Place_Keyword: USVI
Place_Keyword: Navassa
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Temporal_Keyword: present
Temporal_Keyword: current
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints:
These experimental data are made freely available to the public and the scientific community in the belief that their wide dissemination will lead to greater understanding and new scientific insights. However, the availability and distribution of these data does not constitute publication of the data. NOAA relies on the ethics and integrity of the user to ensure that NOAA Coral Reef Watch and AOML receive fair credit for their work. If the data are obtained for potential use in a publication or presentation, the data producer should be informed at the outset of the nature of this work. If the OAPS data are essential to the work, or if an important result or conclusion depends on the data, co-authorship may be appropriate. This should be discussed at an early stage in the work. Manuscripts using the OAPS data should be sent to the producer for review before they are submitted for publication so the producer can ensure that the quality and limitations of the data are accurately represented. The methodology and science algorithms used to produce this data set are documented in the following publication: Gledhill, D.K., R. Wanninkhof, F.J. Millero and M. Eakin (2008). Ocean Acidification of the Greater Caribbean Region 1996-2006. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 113: C10031. For more information on citing Coral Reef Watch products, go to <http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/satellite/docs/recommendations_crw_citation.html>
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name:
<http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/satellite/oa/data/nrt/NOAA_CRW_OA_SSA_nrt_1200x645.gif>
Browse_Graphic_File_Description:
Surface ocean estimate of the monthly mean aragonite saturation state within the greater Caribbean region.
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: GIF

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NOAA AOML OCD
Contact_Person: Dwight K. Gledhill
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: R/NURP SSMC 3, Room 10320 1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20910-3226
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-734-1007
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Dwight.gledhill@noaa.gov
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
NOAA makes no warranty regarding these data, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data, nor as a result of the failure of these data to function on a particular system.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: HDF4 format
Format_Information_Content:
ALKALINITY - TOTAL, CARBON - BICARBONATE, CARBON - CARBONATE, CARBON DIOXIDE PARTIAL PRESSURE (pCO2) - SEA, DISSOLVED INORGANIC CARBON, SALINITY - SURFACE WATER, SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE, WATER TEMPERATURE, pH, ARAGONITE SATURATION STATE images and gridded data
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/satellite/oa/index.html>
Access_Instructions: See web site <http://hdf.ncsa.uiuc.edu/hdf4.html>
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media: CD-ROM
Recording_Format: none
Compatibility_Information:
HDF4 is commonly recognized data format. See web site <http://hdf.ncsa.uiuc.edu/hdf4.html>
Fees: none
Ordering_Instructions:
The product in HDF4 format may be downloaded from the Web, ftp, and OPeNDAP site or obtained from the distributor.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20121220
Metadata_Review_Date: 20110628
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NOAA Coral Reef Watch and NOAA AOML OCD/CIMAS
Contact_Person: Dwight K. Gledhill, NOAA AOML/OCD
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: R/NURP SSMC 3, Room 10320 1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20910-3226
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-734-1007
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Dwight.gledhill@noaa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998

CoRIS:
CoRIS_ID: 20110628074305
CoRIS_Children: None
CoRIS_Beginning_Date: 19880101
CoRIS_Ending_Date: 99991231
CoRIS_Metadata_Link:
<http://www.coris.noaa.gov/metadata/records/html/oaps_20110609.html>
CoRIS_Tracking_ID: 6272

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