Archive of measurement of temperature and salinity through the upper 2000 m of the ocean
Entry ID: Global_Argo_Data_Repository

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Summary
Abstract: Argo is an internationally coordinated project that plans to deploy a global
array of approximately 3000 sub-surface profiling floats in the period
2000-2006. The objectives of Argo are: (1) to provide an enhanced real-time
capability for measurement of temperature and salinity through the upper 2000 m
of the ocean, (2) to provide in situ data component of the Global Ocean Data
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Description: Global Argo Data Repository
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 2000 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Charles Sun
Dataset Title: NODC Version of global Argo profiling float data
Dataset Release Date: September 2004
Dataset Release Place: NOAA/NESDIS/NODC
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NESDIS/NODC
Version: 2.1
Data Presentation Form: digial
Online Resource: http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/argo
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality These data are stored in the netCDF format in which they were received by NODC,
and data quality is dependent on the originators quality control.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHARLES SUN
Phone: (301) 713-3272
Fax: (301) 713-3301
Email: Charles.Sun at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
US National Oceanographic Data Center
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Size: 1.5GB
Distribution Format: NetCDF, ASCII text
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (301) 713-3272
Fax: (301) 713-3301
Email: Charles.Sun at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
US National Oceanographic Data Center
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-09-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-10-25
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