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Real-time monitoring of upper ocean variability in the Australian region of the Southern Ocean using Argo profiling floats
Entry ID: ASAC_2519

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2519
See the link below for public details on this project.

This dataset comprises of floating buoy data collected as part of the ARGO program. All of the data are automatically uploaded to the main ARGO data centre, and can be accessed from there (via the provided URL). Above the map of current float locations on this web page, there are buttons to ... View entire text
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Description: Download Point for the data - Excel Spreadsheet
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -40.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Phillips, H.E. and Thresher, A.
Dataset Title: Real-time monitoring of upper ocean variability in the Australian region of the Southern Ocean using Argo profiling floats
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-03-19
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-10-12
Stop Date: 2014-03-04
BUOYS Ancillary Description
DRIFTING BUOYS Ancillary Description
Quality Latitudes and Longitudes provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints These data are available from the ARGO website. Data from specific floats can be retrieved by using the corresponding WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) numbers.

Data are also available from the GODAE website, and the IMOS web portal.

Data are updated approximately every 24 hours.

An excel spreadsheet providing a list of the floats deployed as part of the 2519 project is available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 128 kb
Distribution Format: excel, word, text
Fees: free
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24