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PacMARS Bottom Water Nutrients (1988-2012)


This dataset contains water column samples that were collected at designated bottom water depths during the cruises, primarily utilizing a CTD/rosette bottle system, although sometimes with a water pumping system (COMIDA CAB 2009 and 2010). Cruises included in this synthesis data set are outlined in the Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) Final Report, Methods section to be posted on the PacMARS website ( Each sample depth has associated latitude, longitude, water depth, and four nutrient collections: silica, nitrite/nitrate, phosphate and ammonia. Note that many of these data are also listed in full hydrographic files. Links to these referenced files can be found in the README documentation.

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Additional information

  • 1.0 (2014-06-02)
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Spatial Type point
Language English
Grant Code NPRB: A01/T2201
ISO Topic Categories
  • oceans
GCMD Science Keywords Expand keywords
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1988-08-03 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-08-24 00:00:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 77.356, Minimum (South) Latitude: 54.314
Minimum (West) Longitude: 158.805, Maximum (East) Longitude: -93.546

Primary point of contact information

Jacqueline M. Grebmeier <>

Additional contact information


Grebmeier, J., Cooper, L. 2014. PacMARS Bottom Water Nutrients. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 Jun 2024.

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