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Measurements of carbon dioxide made during the AMT-6 research cruise as part of the Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) between South Africa and the UK during May and June in 1998

Abstract: This metadata entry refers to measurements of carbon dioxide made by Carol Robinson during the AMT 6 research cruise in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Atlantic Meridional Transect project. AMT-6 left Cape Town on May 14th 1998 and arrived in Grimsby on June 15th. The ship track from Cape Town to the equator followed a track just offshore of South Africa, Namibia and Angola with the intention ... View entire text
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Description: The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) has responsibility for the management of datasets arising from AMT cruises. Core CTD and underway data sets are publicly accessible and are available to download, with documentation about data processing, on the BODC website.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: -34.0   E: 18.0   W: -20.0
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 1491M

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-05-14
Stop Date: 1998-06-15
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Data Center
British Oceanographic Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 (0) 151 795 4884
Fax: +44 (0) 151 795 4912
Email: enquiries at
Contact Address:
British Oceanographic Data Centre
Joseph Proudman Building
6 Brownlow Street
City: Liverpool
Postal Code: L3 5DA
Country: UK
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Phone: +44 (0) 1603 593837
Fax: +44 (0) 1603 593715
Email: thomas.bell at
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Global Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
City: Norwich
Postal Code: NR4 7TJ
Country: UK
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DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-01-29