Ocean Current Data from the Canadian East Coast and Eastern Arctic, 1960 to the present
Entry ID: CANEMRCCRS_OCEAN_CURRENT

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Summary
Abstract: The Ocean Data Inventory database is an inventory of all of the
oceanographic time series data held by the Ocean Science Division at the
Bedford Institute of Oceanography. The data archive includes about 5000 current
meter time series, 3500 coastal temperature time series from thermographs, as
well as a small number of tide gauges. Many of the current meters also have
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Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: 30.0   E: -25.0   W: -138.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region, Science Branch
Dataset Title: Ocean Current Data from the Canadian East Coast and Eastern Arctic, 1960 to the present
Online Resource: http://www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/science/ocean/database/data_query.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints No restrictions on the department of Fisheries and Oceans data sets. Data from
external sources may require approval.
Use Constraints NoneOffline_Option Offline_Media
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Science Branch, Maritimes Region, Fisheries and Oceans, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DOUG GREGORY
Phone: +01-902-426-8931
Fax: +01-902-426-2256
Email: gregoryd at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Retrieval and analysis costs are $25 /hour.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-902-426-8931
Fax: +01-902-426-2256
Email: gregoryd at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Publications/References
Atlantic Coastal Zone Steering Committee, Atlantic Coastal Zone Database
Directory, Version 2.0, March 1994.

Statistics Canada, Databases for Environmental Analysis: Government of
Canada, Catalogue 11-527E Occasional, November 1992.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-05
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-11-27
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