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The carbon cycle in the Australian sector of the Southern Ocean.
Entry ID: ASAC_1302

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Abstract: ---- Public Summary from Project ----
The Southern Ocean is one the most significant regions on earth for regulating the build up of anthropogenic CO2 in the atmosphere, and the capacity for carbon uptake in the region could be altered by climate change. The project aims to establish a time series of anthropogenic carbon accumulation. The work will be used to identify processes regulating the CO2 ... View entire text
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Description: Download point for the data - csv file 2001-2002 data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -44.0   S: -67.0   E: 146.0   W: 139.75

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Tilbrook, B.
Dataset Title: The carbon cycle in the Australian sector of the Southern Ocean.
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2014-02-21
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-11-20
Stop Date: 2001-12-11

Start Date: 2008-09-30
Stop Date: 2010-03-31
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality Data are quality controlled following WOCE guidelines. Flags are included with these data (good=2, bad =4, suspicious =3) and are preliminary.

2008-2009 Season:
Plans to install an aerosol sampler have been delayed because the equipment needed to be redesigned to handle Southern Ocean conditions, and there are difficulties getting people to operate the ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are available for download from the provided URL. They have also been submitted to the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center where they are undergoing further quality checks.

Also check the Pangaea database and the SOCAT database for these and other carbon datasets (see provided URLs).
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference at the provided when using these data.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U. S. Department of Energy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 865 574 0390
Fax: +1 865 574 2232
Email: cdiac at
Contact Address:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Bethel Valley Road
P.O. Box 2008
Building 2040
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: Tennessee
Postal Code: 37831-6290
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 101 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6232 5273
Fax: +61 3 6232 5000
Email: Bronte.Tilbrook at
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
GPO BOX 1538
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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