Circulation in the Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean: Helicopter CTD Profile Data 2003-2005
Entry ID: ARCSS129

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Summary
Abstract: The Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean (FSAO) project includes a helicopter based at Alert on northern Ellesmere Island to carry out oceanographic surveys northward across the shelf break in late spring. The 'freshwater switchyard' is a region to the north of the eastern Canadian Archipelago and Greenland that is hypothesized as a bifurcation point for freshwater transfer between the ... View entire text
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Description: The Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.66   S: 83.65   E: -56.0   W: -66.24
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 500 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Michael Steele
Dataset Title: Circulation in the Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean: Helicopter CTD Profile Data 2003-2005
Dataset Release Date: 2006-05-08
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss129.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-05-01
Stop Date: 2003-05-31
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Platform
HELICOPTER Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 4.6 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mas at apl.washington.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Applied Physics Laboratory
Polar Science Center/APL/UW
1013 NE 40th
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98105-6698
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-05-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-11
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