The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, part of the National Marine
Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
conducted cruises in the main Hawaiian Islands, Northwest Hawaiian Islands,
Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on the R/Vs
Hi'ialakai and Oscar Elton Sette during 2007-2008. 10 select cruises
comprising 200 profiles are included. Finalized data include the profiles
of temperature, salinity, oxygen saturation, and fluorescense. Most
hydrocast stations are near atolls and islands and typically reach
to 500 m. Shallow casts can be of much shorter range.
Understand the physical characteristics for better interpretation
of ecosystem dynamics
Sensor_Name: Seabird SBE, Seapointe and Wet Labs fluorometers
Source_Name: R/V Oscar Elton Sette
Source_Name: R/V Hi'ilikai
Project_Campaign: National Marine Fisheries Service cruises
Storage_Medium: ASCII, MS Excel compatible spreadsheets
Online_size: 20536 kbytes
Resource Description: NODC Accession Number 0052123
Dataset credit required
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Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA
see Process Step
The sets were 100% complete
Standard hydrocasts. These data have been calibrated, processed, and quality controlled by NOAA/NMFS/CRED.
Directory 0-data: files as provided by the originator 1) Directory organization /ssyycc : a directory for each cruise, ss: ship yy:year cc:sequential 2) Filenaming convention and formats FILENAME COMMENT xxxxxxx.cnv Final profile data; filename varies, extention always "cnv". Typically the filename has a sequence number or place name to denote the cast. ASCII format, Self-description header information Directory 1-data: files created by NODC *ASCII CSV redundant copies were made for any cruise that included Excel spreadsheets or text files for Word documents. Directory names mirror 0-data/ as described above. Filenames are the same, except the name of a given sheet within an Excel file is concatenated to the root filename.
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