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Seawater Temperature and Salinity Moored Time-Series Records, Collected During 2010 and 2011 in Vieques Sound and Virgin Passage (NODC Accession 0077910)


Identification_Information:
Citation:
  • Citation_Information:
    • Originator: Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML), Physical Oceanography Division (PhOD)
    • Publication_Date: 20110131
    • Title: Seawater Temperature and Salinity Moored Time-Series Records, Collected During 2010 and 2011 in Vieques Sound and Virgin Passage (NODC Accession 0077910)
    • Online_Linkage: https://data.nodc.noaa.gov/accession/0077910
Description:
  • Abstract:
    •         Sea-Bird SBE37SM MicroCat Conductivity/Temperature (CT) recorders were deployed between March 2010 and April 2011 on shallow water moorings located in Vieques Sound, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Passage USVI.  The recovered temperature, conductivity, and salinity (derived from temperature and conductivity) time-series data are presented here in an ACII format.
            
  • Purpose:
    •         These temperature and salinity data were collected for the purpose of examining flow through Virgin Passage (between Culebra, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, USVI) and into and out of Vieques Sound (between Culebra, Puerto Rico and Vieques, Puerto Rico) in the US Caribbean.
            
Time_Period_of_Content:
  • Time_Period_Information:
    • Range_of_Dates/Times:
      • Beginning_Date: 20100303
      • Ending_Date: 20110423
  • Currentness_Reference:
    These data are valid for the period collected only.
Status:
  • Progress: Complete
  • Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: once data are processed to a final state, they are no longer updated.
Spatial_Domain:
  • Bounding_Coordinates:
    • West_Bounding_Coordinate: -65.5
    • East_Bounding_Coordinate: -65.0
    • North_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.5
    • South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.0
Keywords:
  • Theme:
    • Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NCEI Geoportal Filter
    • Theme_Keyword: CoRIS_Metadata
  • Theme:
    • Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CRCP Project
    • Theme_Keyword: F US Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystem Connectivity: Vieques Sound and Virgin Passage Transport Study
    • Theme_Keyword: 20416
  • Theme:
    • Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
    • Theme_Keyword: Numeric Data Sets > Oceanography
  • Theme:
    • Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
    • Theme_Keyword: oceans
    • Theme_Keyword: 014
  • Theme:
    • Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
    • Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents
  • Theme:
    • Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
    • Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Coastal Processes
    • Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents
  • Place:
    • Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
    • Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea /North Atlantic Ocean > Puerto Rico > Culebra Island
    • Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea /North Atlantic Ocean > Puerto Rico > Vieques Island
    • Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Virgin Islands > St. Thomas
  • Place:
    • Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
    • Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea /North Atlantic Ocean > Puerto Rico > Culebra Island (18N065W0011)
    • Place_Keyword: COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Puerto Rico > Culebra Island (18N065W0011)
    • Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea /North Atlantic Ocean > Puerto Rico > Vieques Island > Vieques Island (18N065W0002)
    • Place_Keyword: COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Puerto Rico > Vieques > Vieques Island (18N065W0002)
    • Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Virgin Islands > Leeward Islands > St. Thomas (18N064W0033)
    • Place_Keyword: COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > U. S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > St. Thomas (18N064W0033)
  • Place:
    • Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Region
    • Place_Keyword: PR
    • Place_Keyword: USVI
Access_Constraints:
  • Anyone interested in use of this data must contact Ryan Smith at NOAA/AOML/PhOD
Use_Constraints:
  •       All users will be asked to read and fully comprehend metadata prior to data use, acknowledge the Originator when using the data set as a source, share data products developed using the source data wet with the Originator.
        
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
  • Contact_Information:
    • Contact_Organization_Primary:
      • Contact_Organization: OAR/Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)
    • Contact_Address:
      • Address_Type: Physical
      • Address:
        4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
      • City: Miami
      • State_or_Province: Florida
      • Postal_Code: 33149
      • Country: United States of America
    • Contact_Voice_Telephone: (305) 361-4328
    • Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ryan.smith@noaa.gov
Resource_Description:
  • Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
  • Data are made publicly available for general information purposes and scientific interest. NOAA cannot be held liable for use of these data in any other manner.
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20180620
Metadata_Review_Date: 20110928
Metadata_Contact:
  • Contact_Information:
    • Contact_Organization_Primary:
      • Contact_Organization: OAR/Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)
    • Contact_Address:
      • Address_Type: Physical
      • Address:
        4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
      • City: Miami
      • State_or_Province: Florida
      • Postal_Code: 33149
      • Country: United States of America
    • Contact_Voice_Telephone: (305) 361-4328
Metadata_Standard_Name:
  • Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version:
  • FGDC-STD-001-1998
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