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ASCOS CTD data 01
Entry ID: SMHI_IPY_ascos-ctd-01

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Abstract: ASCOS was an interdisciplinary expedition to the central Arctic on the icebreaker Oden from 1 August to 9 September 2008. The expedition focused on processes relating to cloud formation in the summer Arctic and included observations of marine biology and chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, physical oceanography, aerosol chemistry and physics, and meteorology. This data set contains profiles of temperature, salinity, density and pressure in the upper 500 m of the ocean. Data are obtained using a microstructure profiler, MSS-90L, deployed through the ice ~160m from the ship.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 87.5   S: 87.17   E: -5.99   W: -10.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Anders Sirevaag
Dataset Title: ASCOS CTD data 01
Dataset Release Date: 2009-08-31
Dataset Release Place: Bergen, Norway
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-08-14
Stop Date: 2008-09-01
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Access Constraints Free
Use Constraints The data should be cited approriately
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Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Ministry of the Environment, Sweden Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +46114958332
Contact Address:
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
City: Norrköping
Postal Code: SE-60176
Country: Sweden
Distribution Format: Native Format

Distribution Format: netCDF > NETwork Common Data Format
Phone: +47 55583824
Email: anders.sirevaag at
Contact Address:
Allégt 70
City: Bergen
Postal Code: N-5007
Country: Norway
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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