Oden Southern Ocean 2008/2009 - Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden

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Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 was a cooperative effort of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat and the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the USA.

It was the third season in a row icebreaker Oden worked in Antarctica. The basis of the cooperative effort was that NSF chartered Oden from the Swedish Maritime Administration and the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat to break an ice channel to the McMurdo Antarctic Station in the Ross Sea, allowing supply vessels to reach the station. As Oden sailed through the Southern Ocean, researchers had an opportunity to perform marine studies.

The marine research conducted during Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 was interdisciplinary, and involved environmental chemistry, chemical and physical oceanography, climate research, epidemiology and evolutionary biology. The scientific findings from the expedition will play an important role in our understanding of the Antarctic system and its role in climate change. Its extreme climate and isolated location makes the Antarctic a unique platform for studying the Earth’s climatic, biological and geological evolution,

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Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009.
Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009.

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SND-ID: ECDS 0203

Description:

Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 was a cooperative effort of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat and the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the USA.

It was the third season in a row icebreaker Oden worked in Antarctica. The basis of the cooperative effort was that NSF chartered Oden from the Swedish Maritime Administration and the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat to break an ice channel to the McMurdo Antarctic Station in the Ross Sea, allowing supply vessels to reach the station. As Oden sailed through the Southern Ocean, researchers had an opportunity to perform marine studies.

The marine research conducted during Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 was interdisciplinary, and involved environmental chemistry, chemical and physical oceanography, climate research, epidemiology and evolutionary biology. The scientific findings from the expedition will play an important role in our understanding of the Antarctic system and its role in climate change. Its extreme climate and isolated location makes the Antarctic a unique platform for studying the Earth’s climatic, biological and geological evolution,

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Time period(s) investigated:

2008-12-10 — 2009-01-08

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Southern Ocean, Ross Sea

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Dataset ECDS 0203-001

Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Meteorological, Oceanographic and Ship Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009.

Citation:

Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (2017). Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Meteorological, Oceanographic and Ship Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5879/ECDS/2016-07-07.8/1

Description:

This data set contains meteorological, oceanographic and ship data collected during the American-Swedish expedition Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09, which was an international research cruise using the icebreaker Oden. The expedition embarked from Gothenborg, Sweden on October 28 2008 and arrived in McMurdo Januari 2009.

Data include meteorological variables: Air temperature, Humidity, Wind direction/speed, Atmospheric pressure.

Oceanographic variables: Sea water temperature, Conductivity, Salinit

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Numeric

Geospatial

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Description of the mode of collection: Meteorological and oceanographic measurements

Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-12-10 — 2009-01-08

Collection methodology:

Meteorological and oceanographic measurements

Time period(s) investigated:

2008-11-30 — 2009-01-08

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Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009.

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Dataset ECDS 0203-002

Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009.

Citation:

Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (2017). Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09 - Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) Data Collected Onboard Icebreaker Oden during November 2008 through January 2009. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5879/ECDS/2017-03-17.1/1

Description:

This data set contains conductivity, temperature and depth data collected during the American-Swedish expedition Oden Southern Ocean 2008/09, which was an international research cruise using the icebreaker Oden. The expedition embarked from Gothenborg, Sweden on October 28 2008 and arrived in McMurdo Januari 2009.

Data include: water depth, pressure, water temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen.

Further metadata on instrumentation and the individual variables can be found in the info file

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Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Geospatial

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Description of the mode of collection: Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) soundings

Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-12-10 — 2019-01-08

Collection methodology:

Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) soundings

Time period(s) investigated:

2008-12-10 — 2009-01-07