Temperature profiles from MBT casts from the MENDOTA from Ocean Weather Station E (OWS-E) in the North Atlantic Ocean from 1971-05-09 to 1971-06-12 (NCEI Accession 7100790)

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Bathythermograph data were collected from the MENDOTA within a 1-mile radius of Ocean Weather Station E (3500N 04800W) and in transit. Data were collected by the United States Coast Guard from 09 May 1971 to 12 June 1971. The platform was equipped and staffed to observe weather and sea conditions. Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard Universal Bathythermograph Output (UBT) format. Full format description is available from NODC at www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/bt.html.

The UBT file format is used for temperature-depth profile data obtained using the mechanical bathythermograph (MBT) instrument. The maximum depth of MBT observations is approximately 285 m. Therefore, MBT data are useful only in studying the thermal structure of the upper layers of the ocean. Cruise information, date, position, and time are reported for each observation. The data record comprises pairs of temperature-depth values. Temperature data in this file are recorded at uniform 5 m depth intervals.

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Metadata Date 2020-06-15T12:25:03Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Reference Date(s) December 17, 2010 (publication), March 18, 2013 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2020-06-15T12:25:03Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Reference Date(s) December 17, 2010 (publication), March 18, 2013 (revision)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:7100790
Access Constraints Cite as: United States Coast Guard (USCG) (2010). Temperature profiles from MBT casts from the MENDOTA from Ocean Weather Station E (OWS-E) in the North Atlantic Ocean from 1971-05-09 to 1971-06-12 (NCEI Accession 7100790). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/7100790. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -47.783333
Bbox North Lat 35.883333
Bbox South Lat 32.283333
Bbox West Long -75.116667
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Temporal Extent Begin 1971-05-09
Temporal Extent End 1971-06-12

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