Nitrate, silicate, and phosphate data from Ships of Opportunity in the North Atlantic 2002-2017
Data set information
| Query EDMED |
|Data holding centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|
|Time period||02 May 2002 to 08 October 2017|
The North Atlantic between the UK and the Caribbean.
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Seawater samples were collected from a series of ships of opportunity transiting between the UK and the Caribbean. Crossings occured almost monthly between May 2002 and October 2017. Roughly 90-100 samples were collected for each return journey from the ships' underway system and were frozen immediately for subsequent laboratory analysis. Nitrate, silicate, and phosphate levels were measured from these seawater samples. This work was funded by 5 different projects over the years - The Carbon variability studies by ships of opportunity (2000-2003), CARBOOCEAN FP6 (2001-2009), Carbochange (2011-2015), FixO3 (2013-2016), and NERC Greenhouse Gas most recently.
|Originators||National Oceanography Centre, Southampton|
|Data web site||https://www.bodc.ac.uk/data/published_data_library/catalogue/10.5285/7a7b497a-c47b-0a69-e053-6c86abc07ef0/|
|Organisation||British Oceanographic Data Centre|
|Contact||Polly Hadžiabdić (Head of the BODC Requests Team)|
British Oceanographic Data Centre
|Telephone||+44 (0)782 512 0946|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|