Explorer of the Seas Ceilometer Data
Entry ID: RSMAS_LW005

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Summary
Abstract: Operation of shipboard instrumentation aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Explorer of the Seas cruise vessel in the southwestern North Atlantic Ocean to
gather oceanographic and atmpospheric data. The vessel is based in Miami and
makes weekly year-round cruise tracks. It is outfitted with several suites of
ocean monitoring instrumentation. The area of study ranges from the east coast
of Florida to the Florida Straits including three major transport passages
between the Atlantic and Caribbean. To gather and disseminate real time
observational measurements on cloud base conditions using ceilometer
instrumentation.
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Description: Access to Explorer of the Seas ceilometer data

Description: Access to additional Explorer of the Seas data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.5   S: 17.5   E: -62.5   W: -88.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Elizabeth Williams
Dataset Title: Explorer of the Seas Ceilometer Data
Dataset Release Date: Unpublished material
Online Resource: http://oceanlab.rsmas.miami.edu/cgi-bin/nph-dods/explorer/ceilometer/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-07
Stop Date: 2002-08-17
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
CEILOMETERS Ancillary Description
Quality The attribute values were checked visually against known values none
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ELIZABETH J. WILLIAMS
Phone: 305-361-4070
Contact Address:
Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
University of Miami
City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33149-1098
Country: USA
Distribution
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 305-361-4070
Contact Address:
Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
University of Miami
City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33149-1098
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-11-02
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