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Microbiology-Ocean-Cloud Coupling in the High Arctic (MOCCHA): SPRS Icebreaker Oden ship navigation data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2020-02-13
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2020-03-03
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 1 Files | 92MB


This dataset contains ship navigation data, including speed over ground, course, heading etc, form the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat's (SPRS) Icebreaker Oden during the joint Arctic Climate Across Scales (ACAS) and Microbiology-Ocean-Cloud Coupling in the High Arctic (MOCCHA) projects - both part of the Arctic Ocean 2018 (AO2018) expedition to the High Arctic.

AO2018 took place in the Arctic from 1 August until 21 September 2018. These measurements were used to complement a suite of other observations taken during the expedition. Those of the UK contribution, as well as selected other data, are available within the associated data collection in the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) archives. Other cruise data may be available in the Bolin Centre for Climate Research MOCCHA/AO2018 holdings.

These data are provided as supportive data for use with the other datasets within this collection, helping to account for ship movement during the expedition for later data analysis. These data were prepared for archiving as NetCDF data at the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) by Jutta Vüllers, University of Leeds.

The UK participation of MOCCHA was funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC, grant: NE/R009686/1) and involved instrumentation from the Atmospheric Measurement Facility of the UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS AMF).

Citable as:  Brooks, I.M.; Vüllers, J. (2020): Microbiology-Ocean-Cloud Coupling in the High Arctic (MOCCHA): SPRS Icebreaker Oden ship navigation data. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: MOCCHA, Ship, Navigation


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Data lineage:

Data were collected and prepared for archiving by the MOCCHA project data authors before upload to the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) for long term archiving.

Data Quality:
Data are as given by the data provider, no quality control has been performed by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
File Format:
Data are netCDF formatted.

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  • units: degrees
  • var_id: cog
  • long_name: course over ground (degrees from north)
  • units: degrees
  • var_id: lat
  • long_name: latitude (degrees)
  • units: degrees
  • long_name: longitude (degrees)
  • var_id: long
  • units: degrees
  • var_id: heading
  • long_name: ship heading (degrees from north)
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: sog
  • long_name: speed over ground (m/s)
  • var_id: time
  • units: days
  • long_name: time as decimal day of year
  • var_id: doy
  • units: degrees
  • long_name: true wind direction (degrees from north)
  • var_id: wind_dir_true
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: true wind speed (m/s)
  • var_id: wind_spd_true
  • units: degrees
  • long_name: wind direction relative to ship (degrees from bow)
  • var_id: wind_dir_rel
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: wind speed relative to ship (m/s)
  • var_id: wind_spd_rel

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