Worldwide Ocean Optics Database (WOOD) from Office of Naval Research and Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory
Entry ID: JHU_APL_WOOD

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Summary
Abstract: World-wide Ocean Optics Database

A very large volume of ocean optics-related data exist in numerous
data formats and at many institutions around the world. This
project is collecting all of these data, converting them to a
single data format, and storing them in an Oracle database that is
accessible over the internet at http://wood.jhuapl.edu. The
homepage has a link to maps showing data ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 1500 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Worldwide Ocean Optics Database
Online Resource: http://wood.jhuapl.edu/
Quality All data are given a subjective quality flag:
1=good
2=fair
3=poor
4=unknown
5=mixed quality
Access Constraints Data are available to the public.
Additional data may be available to authorized DoD users.
Use Constraints Credit to the database is requested when publishing results.
Also, if the specific author/cruise ID is known (these are generally stored
in the database) specific credit should be appropriately given.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Worldwide Ocean Optics Database, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://wood.jhuapl.edu

Data Center Personnel
Name: JEFFREY HOWARD SMART
Phone: 301-953-6000 ext 4331
Fax: 301-953-6908
Email: jeff.smart at jhuapl.edu
Contact Address:
Worldwide Ocean Optics Database
JHU/APL Rm 8-308
Johns Hopkins Rd
City: Laurel
Province or State: Md
Postal Code: 20723-6099
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-953-6000 ext 4331
Fax: 301-953-6908
Email: jeff.smart at jhuapl.edu
Contact Address:
Worldwide Ocean Optics Database
JHU/APL Rm 8-308
Johns Hopkins Rd
City: Laurel
Province or State: Md
Postal Code: 20723-6099
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-01-27
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