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Technical ReportA trans-Indian Ocean hydrographic section at latitude 32°South : data report of RRS Charles Darwin cruise #29(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-01) Cook, Margaret F. ; Toole, John M. ; Knapp, George P. ; Fine, Rana A. ; Top, Zafer ; Jennings, Joe C.A trans-Indian Ocean hydrographic section employing CTD/O2 profilers was conducted between Africa and Australia during austral spring 1987. The cruise track ranged between 29°S and 34°S; the average latitude of the crossing was 32°S. The purpose of the cruise was to explore various aspects of the South Indian Ocean including the characteristics of the core water masses of this ocean, the strength of the subtropical gyre, the structure and transport of deep western-boundary currents, and the net meridional heat flux. A total of 109 CTD/O2 profiles with associated rosette water sample measurements and 347 XBT profiles were collected, supplemented by underway upper ocean velocity, bathymetric and sea surface temperature and salinity data. This report detals the data collection, calibration, and reduction methods, and summarizes the hydrographic observations.
DatasetCFC-12, CFC-11, CFC-113, and SF6 concentration from US GEOTRACES EPZT cruise (R/V Thomas G. Thompson TN303) in the Eastern Tropical Pacific from October to December 2013(Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: email@example.com, 2021-01-08) Fine, Rana A.CFC-12, CFC-11, CFC-113, and SF6 concentration from US GEOTRACES EPZT cruise (R/V Thomas G. Thompson TN303) in the Eastern Tropical Pacific from October to December 2013. For a complete list of measurements, refer to the full dataset description in the supplemental file 'Dataset_description.pdf'. The most current version of this dataset is available at: https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/679306
ArticleA comprehensive global oceanic dataset of helium isotope and tritium measurements.(Copernicus Publications, 2019-04-05) Jenkins, William J. ; Doney, Scott C. ; Fendrock, Michaela ; Fine, Rana A. ; Gamo, Toshitaka ; Jean-Baptiste, Philippe ; Key, Robert M. ; Klein, Birgit ; Lupton, John E. ; Newton, Robert ; Rhein, Monika ; Roether, Wolfgang ; Sano, Yuji ; Schlitzer, Reiner ; Schlosser, Peter ; Swift, James H.Tritium and helium isotope data provide key information on ocean circulation, ventilation, and mixing, as well as the rates of biogeochemical processes and deep-ocean hydrothermal processes. We present here global oceanic datasets of tritium and helium isotope measurements made by numerous researchers and laboratories over a period exceeding 60 years. The dataset's DOI is https://doi.org/10.25921/c1sn-9631, and the data are available at https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/ocads/data/0176626.xml (last access: 15 March 2019) or alternately http://odv.awi.de/data/ocean/jenkins-tritium-helium-data-compilation/ (last access: 13 March 2019) and includes approximately 60 000 valid tritium measurements, 63 000 valid helium isotope determinations, 57 000 dissolved helium concentrations, and 34 000 dissolved neon concentrations. Some quality control has been applied in that questionable data have been flagged and clearly compromised data excluded entirely. Appropriate metadata have been included, including geographic location, date, and sample depth. When available, we include water temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen. Data quality flags and data originator information (including methodology) are also included. This paper provides an introduction to the dataset along with some discussion of its broader qualities and graphics.
DatasetCFC-12, CFC-11, and SF6 concentrations from the US GEOTRACES Pacific Meridional Transect (PMT) cruise (GP15) from September to November 2018(Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 2020-08-13) Fine, Rana A.CFC-12, CFC-11, and SF6 concentrations from the US GEOTRACES Pacific Meridional Transect (PMT) cruises, RR1814 and RR1814 (GP15), on the R/V Roger Revelle from September to November 2018. For a complete list of measurements, refer to the full dataset description in the supplemental file 'Dataset_description.pdf'. The most current version of this dataset is available at: https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/820232
PreprintChanges in ocean heat, carbon content, and ventilation : a review of the first decade of GO-SHIP Global Repeat Hydrography( 2015-05-30) Talley, Lynne D. ; Feely, Richard A. ; Sloyan, Bernadette M. ; Wanninkhof, Rik ; Baringer, Molly O. ; Bullister, John L. ; Carlson, Craig A. ; Doney, Scott C. ; Fine, Rana A. ; Firing, Eric ; Gruber, Nicolas ; Hansell, Dennis A. ; Ishii, Masayoshi ; Johnson, Gregory ; Katsumata, K. ; Key, Robert M. ; Kramp, Martin ; Langdon, Chris ; Macdonald, Alison M. ; Mathis, Jeremy T. ; McDonagh, Elaine L. ; Mecking, Sabine ; Millero, Frank J. ; Mordy, Calvin W. ; Nakano, T. ; Sabine, Chris L. ; Smethie, William M. ; Swift, James H. ; Tanhua, Toste ; Thurnherr, Andreas M. ; Warner, Mark J. ; Zhang, Jia-ZhongThe ocean, a central component of Earth’s climate system, is changing. Given the global scope of these changes, highly accurate measurements of physical and biogeochemical properties need to be conducted over the full water column, spanning the ocean basins from coast to coast, and repeated every decade at a minimum, with a ship-based observing system. Since the late 1970s, when the Geochemical Ocean Sections Study (GEOSECS) conducted the first global survey of this kind, the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) and Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS), and now the Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP) have collected these “reference standard” data that allow quantification of ocean heat and carbon uptake, and variations in salinity, oxygen, nutrients, and acidity on basin scales. The evolving GO-SHIP measurement suite also provides new global information about dissolved organic carbon, a large bioactive reservoir of carbon.