Data Archive Search Result Description

Summary Table

When this option is selected the following CSV "table" will be returned:

Data Field Name Data Field Description and Comments
CRUISE_NAME IOS cruise identifier
typically of the form YY-NN for IOS Cruises; YYNNN for data from MEDS holdings and YYNNNN for data from US NODC
AGENCY name of the agency responsible for the collection of these data; may be blank
SCIENTIST name of scientist responsible for the collection of these data; may be blank. Please note that
users must distinguish the SCIENTIST - TULLY JP from the PLATFORM - JP TULLY!
PLATFORM name or description of PLATFORM or VESSEL used; may be blank
START Date and Time associated with the water profile (or START TIME for Time-Series/mooring data). Time is missing from data retrieved from NODC, which means that the TIME is inferred to be 00:00. Date format is yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm. Data in this format will IMPORT into EXCEL without any problems. The TIME has been adjust to UTC/GMT, regardless of the time zone used by the data originator.
END Date and Time associated with the water profile( or END TIME for Time-Series/mooring data).. Time is missing from data retrieved from NODC, which means that the TIME is inferred to be 00:00. Date format is yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm. Data in this format will IMPORT into EXCEL without any problems. The TIME has been adjusted to UTC/GMT, regardless of the time zone used by the data originator.
STN_NAME station name or identifier (supplied by the data originator); may be blank
LATD latitude - integer degree portion (e.g. 49)
LATM latitude - decimal minutes portion (e.g.00.0->59.9)
NS hemisphere - may be N or S only
LOND longitude - integer degree portion (e.g. 123)
LONM longitude-decimal minutes portion(e.g.00.0->59.9)
EW hemisphere - may be E or W only
DATATYPE Type of data - either CTD or BOTTLE (or CM for current meters; TCHAIN for Thermistor Chains; TG for Tide Guage; WIND for meteorological stations; LITEHOUS for Lighthouse T+ S data.
FILENAME directory path and filename for this profile in the DATA_LIBRARY. Special note: Filenames that start with _TC_ refer to (current meter) in the CHS Archive. Many of these files are duplicated in the IOS/OSAP archive, so there may be apparent "duplicates" in the results..
LAT Latitude in decimal degree (e.g. 49.5 = 49 30.0 N) - positive values are NORTH; negative values are SOUTH
LON Longitude in decimal degree (e.g. -124.333 =124 20.0 W) -positive values are EAST; negative values are WEST