The Chukchi Sea LME - oceanographic database



The Chukchi Sea LME oceanographic database contains 50 858 stations covering the period of 1849 to 2012(Figure 1).


Distribution of stations over the Chukchi Sea area
Figure 1 - Distribution of stations over the Chukchi Sea area (1849-2012)

Distribution of stations by years and months is given at Figure 2.

Distribution of stations by months and years in the Chukchi Sea database
Figure 2 - Distribution of stations by months (A) and years (B) in the Chukchi Sea database (1849-2012).

Tables and charts of station distribution in every month of each year for the considered period are in the Section.Inventory and archive data


The Chukchi Sea database covers the following parameters (Table 1):


Table 1 - List of indices included in the Chukchi Sea database
ParameterUnits of measurementNumber of measurements
NameCodeNameCode
TemperatureTEMPDegree Celsius545 946
PressurePRESSDecibarDBAR99 426
ConductivityCONDSiemens/mSIEMENS/M40 758
SalinitySALUnits of practical scale of salinityPSS484 421
Absolute content of dissolved oxygenOXYMl/lML/L41 106
PH--855
AlkalinityALKMilligram-equivalent/lMEQ/L314
NitratesNO3Micromole/lUMOL/L4 762
PhosphatesPO4Micromole/lUMOL/L7 080
SilicatesSIO4Micromole/lUMOL/L7 970
ChlorophyllCHLMkg/lUG/L16 901