The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2014.

Mawji, Edward, Schlitzer, Reiner, Masferrer Dodas, Elena, Abadie, Cyril, Abouchami, Wafa, Anderson, Robert F., Baars, Oliver, Bakker, Karel, Baskaran, Mark, Bates, Nicholas R., Bluhm, Katrin, Bowie, Andrew, Bown, Johann, Boye, Marie, Boyle, Edward A., Branellec, Pierre, Bruland, Kenneth W., Brzezinski, Mark A., Bucciarelli, Eva, Buesseler, Ken, Butler, Edward, Cai, Pinghe, Cardinal, Damien, Casciotti, Karen, Chaves, Joaquin, Cheng, Hai, Chever, Fanny, Church, Thomas M., Colman, Albert S., Conway, Tim M., Croot, Peter, Cutter, Gregory A., de Baar, Hein J. W., de Souza, Gregory F., Dehairs, Frank, Deng, Feifei, Dieu, Huong Thi, Dulaquais, Gabriel, Echegoyen-Sanz, Yolanda, Edwards, R. Lawrence, Fahrbach, Eberhard, Fitzsimmons, Jessica, Fleisher, Martin, Frank, Martin, Friedrich, Jana, Fripiat, Francois, Galer, Stephen J.G., Gamo, Toshitaka, Solsona, Ester Garcia, Gerringa, Loes J. A., Godoy, Jose Marcus, Gonzalez, Santiago, Grossteffan, Emilie, Hatta, Mariko, Hayes, Christopher T., Heller, Maija, Henderson, Gideon, Huang, Kuo-Fang, Jeandel, Catherine, Jenkins, William J., John, Seth, Kenna, Timothy C., Klunder, Maarten, Kretschmer, Sven, Kumamoto, Yuichiro, Laan, Patrick, Labatut, Marie, Lacan, Francois, Lam, Phoebe J., Lannuzel, Delphine, le Moigne, Frederique, Lechtenfeld, Oliver J., Lohan, Maeve C., Lu, Yanbin, Masque, Pere, McClain, Charles R., Measures, Christopher, Middag, Rob, Moffett, James, Navidad, Alicia, Nishioka, Jun, Noble, Abigail, Obata, Hajime, Ohnemus, Daniel C., Owens, Stephanie, Planchon, Frederic, Pradoux, Catherine, Puigcorbe, Viena, Quay, Paul, Radic, Amandine, Rehkämper, Mark, Remenyi, Tomas, Rijkenberg, Micha J. A., Rintoul, Stephen, Robinson, Laura F., Roeske, Tobias, Rosenberg, Mark, Rutgers van der Loeff, Michiel, Ryabenko, Evgenia, Saito, Mak A., Roshan, Saeed, Salt, Lesley, Sarthou, Geraldine, Schauer, Ursula, Scott, Peter, Sedwick, Peter N., Sha, Lijuan, Shiller, Alan M., Sigman, Daniel M., Smethie, William, Smith, Geoffrey J., Sohrin, Yoshiki, Speich, Sabrina, Stichel, Torben, Stutsman, Johnny, Swift, James H., Tagliabue, Alessandro, Thomas, Alexander, Tsunogai, Urumu, Twining, Bejamin S., van Aken, Hendrik M., Van Heuven, Steven, van Ooijen, Jan, van Weerlee, Evaline, Venchiarutti, Celia, Voelker, Antje H. L., Wake, Bronwyn, Warner, Mark J., Woodward, E. Malcom S., Wu, Jingfeng, Wyatt, Neil, Yoshikawa, Hisayuki, Zheng, Xin-Yuan, Xue, Zichen, Zieringer, Moritz and Zimmer, Louise A. (2015) The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2014. Marine Chemistry, 177 . pp. 1-8. DOI 10.1016/j.marchem.2015.04.005.

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Highlights:
• GEOTRACES releases its first integrated and quality controlled Intermediate Data Product 2014 (IDP2014).
• The IDP2014 digital data are available at http://www.bodc.ac.uk/geotraces/data/idp2014/ in 4 different formats.
• The eGEOTRACES Electronic Atlas at http://egeotraces.org/ provides 329 section plots and 90 animated 3D tracer scenes.
• The new 3D scenes provide geographical and bathymetric context crucial for tracer assessment and interpretation.

Abstract:
The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2014 (IDP2014) is the first publicly available data product of the international GEOTRACES programme, and contains data measured and quality controlled before the end of 2013. It consists of two parts: (1) a compilation of digital data for more than 200 trace elements and isotopes (TEIs) as well as classical hydrographic parameters, and (2) the eGEOTRACES Electronic Atlas providing a strongly inter-linked on-line atlas including more than 300 section plots and 90 animated 3D scenes. The IDP2014 covers the Atlantic, Arctic, and Indian oceans, exhibiting highest data density in the Atlantic. The TEI data in the IDP2014 are quality controlled by careful assessment of intercalibration results and multi-laboratory data comparisons at cross-over stations. The digital data are provided in several formats, including ASCII spreadsheet, Excel spreadsheet, netCDF, and Ocean Data View collection. In addition to the actual data values the IDP2014 also contains data quality flags and 1-σ data error values where available. Quality flags and error values are useful for data filtering. Metadata about data originators, analytical methods and original publications related to the data are linked to the data in an easily accessible way. The eGEOTRACES Electronic Atlas is the visual representation of the IDP2014 data providing section plots and a new kind of animated 3D scenes. The basin-wide 3D scenes allow for viewing of data from many cruises at the same time, thereby providing quick overviews of large-scale tracer distributions. In addition, the 3D scenes provide geographical and bathymetric context that is crucial for the interpretation and assessment of observed tracer plumes, as well as for making inferences about controlling processes.

Document Type: Article
Additional Information: WOS:000366788300001
Keywords: GEOTRACES; Trace elements; Isotopes; Electronic atlas
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB2 Marine Biogeochemistry > FB2-CH Chemical Oceanography
OceanRep > The Future Ocean - Cluster of Excellence > FO-R05
HZG
OceanRep > The Future Ocean - Cluster of Excellence
AWI
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB1 Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics > FB1-P-OZ Paleo-Oceanography
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB2 Marine Biogeochemistry > FB2-BI Biological Oceanography
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: Yes
DOI etc.: 10.1016/j.marchem.2015.04.005
ISSN: 0304-4203
Projects: GEOTRACES, Future Ocean
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2015 12:31
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2017 07:00
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/30699

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