JMA ARGO FLOAT DATA


GCMD Science Keywords
[Oceans ] [Ocean Temperature ] [Water Temperature ] [Salinity/Density ] [Salinity ]

IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

Name JMA ARGO FLOAT DATA
Metadata Identifier JMA_ARGO120200401050037-en

CONTACT

CONTACT on DATASET

Name Marine Division
Organization Marine Division, Global Environment and Marine Department, Japan Meteorological Agency
Address 1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8122, Japan
TEL +81-3-3212-8341
E-mail seadata@climar.kishou.go.jp

DOCUMENT AUTHOR

Name Marine Division
Organization Marine Division, Global Environment and Marine Department, Japan Meteorological Agency
E-mail seadata@climar.kishou.go.jp

DATASET CREATOR

Name Marine Division
Organization Marine Division, Global Environment and Marine Department, Japan Meteorological Agency
E-mail seadata@climar.kishou.go.jp

DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT

2020-04-01

DATE OF DATASET

  • creation : 2010-10-12

DATASET OVERVIEW

Abstract

This is a data set of Argo floats (most of the floats automatically measure water temperature and salinity from sea surface to 2000m depth.) of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Topic Category(ISO19139)

  • oceans

Temporal Extent

Begin Date 2012-04-01
End Date Under Continuation
Temporal Characteristics About 5 day

Geographic Bounding Box

North bound latitude 50
West bound longitude 120
Eastbound longitude 170
South bound latitude 20

Keywords

Keywords on Dataset

Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme Climate, Water GEOSS
theme [Oceans ] > [Ocean Temperature ] > [Water Temperature ], [Oceans ] > [Salinity/Density ] > [Salinity ] GCMD_science
theme In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > FLOATS GCMD_platform
place Asia > Eastern Asia > Japan Country

Online Resource

Distribution Information

name version specification
ASCII (no information) TESAC (WMO code FM64)

DATA PROCESSING

General Explanation of the data producer's knowledge about the lineage of a dataset

JMA decodes the data of Argo floats and converts them into the ASCII files with TESAC format. The data are displayed on the web site in TESAC format).

(TESAC; WMO code FM64 url: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/WMOCodes/WMO306_vI1/Amendments/Editorial/FM_64_corr.pdf)

DATA REMARKS

JMA checks the quality of the profile data along with the "Argo quality control manual" established by Argo Data Management Team.


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