The East Siberian Sea LME - oceanographic database



The East Siberian LME oceanographic database contains 3 459 stations from 1878 to 2008 (Figure 1).


Distribution of stations over the East Siberian Sea area
Figure 1 - Distribution of stations over the East Siberian Sea area (1878-2008)

The distribution of stations by years and months is provided in Figure 2.

Distribution of stations by months and years in the East Siberian Sea database
Figure 2 - Distribution of stations by months (A) and years (B) in the East Siberian Sea database (1878-2008)

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


The East Siberian Sea database includes the following parameters (Table 1):


Table 1 - List of indices, included in the East Siberian Sea database
ParameterUnits of measurementNumber of measurements
NameCodeNameCode
TemperatureTEMPDegree Celsius30 482
PressurePRESSDecibarDBAR2 494
ConductivityCONDSiemens/mSIEMENS/M982
SalinitySALUnits of practical scale of salinityPSS26 785
Absolute content of dissolved oxygenOXYMl/lML/L7 444
PH--2 217
AlkalinityALKMilligram-equivalent/lMEQ/L1 048
NitratesNO3Micromole/lUMOL/L1 108
PhosphatesPO4Micromole/lUMOL/L1 434
SilicatesSIO4Micromole/lUMOL/L1 321
ChlorophyllCHLMkg/lUG/L17