MIRAI MR02-K06 Leg2 Partial Pressure of CO2 (pCO2)

Last Modified: 2018-08-25
: MR02-K06 Leg2
: Processed (PI)
: JAMSTEC
: CO2, Air temperature, Atmospheric pressure, Wind direction, Wind speed, Sea surface temperature, Sea surface salinity
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For Using Data

Masao Ishii (Meteorological Research Institute)
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Instrument:
pCO2 measurement system ( - MR10-06)
Instrument : pCO2 measuring system ; Nippon ANS Ltd.
Method : Non-dispersive infrared gas analyzer (NDIR) / Equilibrator : showerhead-type
Precision : -
Reference Material/Calibration : MRI_87 scale

Please refer to Ishii et al. (2004) for calculation of sea-surface CO2 concentration and for relationship between MRI_87 scale and WMO1985 mole fraction scale.

Ishii, M., S. Saito, T. Tokieda, T. Kawano, K. Matsumoto, and H. Y. Inoue (2004) Variability of Surface Layer CO2 Parameters in the Western and Central Equatorial Pacific. Global Environmental Change in the Ocean and on Land, Eds., M. Shiyomi et al., pp. 59-94.
: MR02-K06 Leg2
: Processed (PI)
: JAMSTEC
: CO2, Air temperature, Atmospheric pressure, Wind direction, Wind speed, Sea surface temperature, Sea surface salinity
:
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CARBON DIOXIDE

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Data List

  File names
MR02-K06_leg2_pco2.zip
: MR02-K06 Leg2
: Processed (PI)
: JAMSTEC

pCO2 FORMAT_M

Data Format
  1. The file is in variable length, comma separated text file (csv) format.
  2. The line starts with "#" is a comment line which contains version infomation and so on.
Column NO. Column Heading Comments
1 Ship Ship name
2 Cruise Cruise ID
3 Serial No. Serial No.
4 Date year (YYYY) in UTC
5
month (MM) in UTC
6
day (DD) in UTC
7 Time hour (hh) in UTC
8
minute (mm) in UTC
9 Latitude Latitude (degree) ; Positive in north
10 Longitude Longitude (degree) ; degree in eastward (0 - 360)
11 xCO2_Air CO2 mixing ratio (ppm) in the air
12 F Quality flag for xCO2_Air
13 xCO2_Sea CO2 mixing ratio (ppm) in the sea surface water (*)
14 F Quality flag for xCO2_Sea
15 Wind_Dir Wind direction (degree) ; Positive in clockwise from the north
16 Wind_Spd Wind speed (m/s)
17 Atm_Prs Barometric pressure (hPa)
18 Atm_Tmp. Air temperature (degree-C)
19 SST Sea surface temperature (degree-C)
20 F Quality flag for SST
21 SSS Sea surface salinity (PSU)
22 F Quality flag for SSS
23 pH2O Vapor pressure of in-situ sea water (hPa)
Definition of Quality Control Flags
2 - Good
3 - Questionable
4 - Bad
5 - Not reported
9 - No data

*: Please refer to "Information on pCO2 data" shown in ReadMe tab for xCO2_Sea data calculation.

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Update History

2018-08-25
An observation data was registerd.
2012-12-25
An observation data was registerd.