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Oceanic Bio-Optical Data Measured during the U.S. JGOFS Arabian Sea Process Study

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Abstract: A component of U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) is the
Arabian Sea Process Study. Eleven cruises took place aboard the R/V
Thomas G. Thompson for about sixteen months from October 1994 until
January 1996. These cruises provided seasonal coverage of the annual
monsoon and inter-monsoon cycles in the area southeast of Oman - from
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 23.0   S: 9.0   E: 70.0   W: 56.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-10-01
Stop Date: 1996-01-31
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1 meter
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Access Constraints The data are public domain and can be retrieved on-line from the
U.S. JGOFS World Wide Web server at WHOI.
Use Constraints Anyone wishing to use U.S. JGOFS data in a presentation, report,
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United States Joint Global Ocean Flux Study Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: /jgofs/arabian/ttn-045/bio_optics
Dataset ID: /jgofs/arabian/ttn-053/bio_optics
Dataset ID: /jgofs/arabian/ttn-054/bio_optics

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City: Woods Hole
Country: USA
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Center for Hydro-Optics and Remote Sensing
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City: San Diego
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92120
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24