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The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) ocean carbon data collection includes discrete and underway measurements from a variety of platforms (e.g., research ships, commercial ships, buoys). The measurements come from deep and shallow waters from all oceans. Technological advances make it possible to deliver ocean carbon data real-time but questions about instrument reliability and data quality limit this practice at this moment. All ocean carbon data CDIAC receives come from individual investigators and groups following initial data review.
CDIAC Data: The CDIAC data are available directly from the CDIAC data site URL shown above.
The data for this site are managed by and directly available from the project data site: http://cdiac.ornl.gov/oceans/
Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office.
Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation