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CTD data collection simultaneously with MOCNESS plankton tows, Georges Bank/Gulf of Maine region, 1992-1999, GLOBEC
Entry ID: ctd_mocness_GB

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Abstract: CTD observations were collected simultaneously with the towing of
the multi-net MOCNESS plankton sampler (net size units of 0.25, 1 and
10 square meters) during 46 cruises to the Georges Bank/Gulf of Maine
region. Observations cover the period 1992 thru 1999, however, the
in-depth coverage is for the years 1995 thru 1999. These data
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Related URL
Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data;
See data object(s): "ctd_mocness" (R.C. Groman, U.S. GLOBEC Data Management
Office (DMO))
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.5   S: 40.0   E: -65.5   W: -69.5
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 250 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-05-21
Stop Date: 1994-06-09
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality These data have not been quality controlled or post cruise
calibrated. A large population of bad records exist at deployment.
Scan data cycles for beginning of normal oceanic salinities and
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate
with the investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and
anticipate that the data collectors will be co-authors of published
results. This extends to model results and to data organized for
retrospective studies.
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Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Georges Bank

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
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Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23