THE 1997-98 EL NIŅO
ATLAS OF OCEANOGRAPHIC CONDITIONS ALONG THE WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA
CTD Data Format
The CTD data is
distributed as comma delimited ASCII. The files are named as "LineXXX_yyyymm.csv".
The files are self-explanatory; one column is written for each parameter.
Missing data is filled with 'Nan'. The files contain the physical data (i.e.
temperature, salinity and density anomaly), coordinates and date. The field
Rday is given as running julian day or day of year (1 is rday January, 1,
Data collection methods. Day
of Year calendar.
The file format is
- i7 %Cruise_name
- c9 Section
- c8 Date
Rday (Running day of year)
- i5 Station
- f5.2 Latitude (Lat; decimal degrees)
- f5.2 Longitude (Lon; decimal degrees)
- f6.1 Distance (km)
- f6.1 Pressure (dbars)
- f6.3 Temperature (°C)
- f6.3 Salinity
- f6.3 Density anomaly (Den; kg/m3)