Details of Research Vessel Belgica


Dataset identification

Title of datasetResearch Vessel Belgica
Narrative summary of datasetSurface Ocean CO2 Atlas Project (SOCAT)
Start date1993-04-19
End date2007-05-07

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameUniversity of Bergen, Geophysical Institute
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2019-05-12
Dataset formatText or Plaintext
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary51.785020883902
Longitude east boundary0.33054764927314
Latitude south boundary44.657146747189
Longitude west boundary-13.907733600727
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaAtlantic Ocean
Vertical extent minimum-5 Metres
Vertical extent maximum-5 Metres
Vertical extent unit1 Metres

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeCarbon, nitrogen and phosphorus
Water column temperature and salinity
ParameterSalinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Platform typeresearch vessel
Platform nameBelgica

Process information

Submitting organisationETT S.p.A.
Submission identifier (UUID)ecbfaf11-a553-4ade-92df-6636bcfb59ba
Date of dataset creation2019-03-01
Date of metadata creation2019-03-04
Date of metadata latest revision2019-05-08
Date of publishing2019-05-11
Processing data centreInstitute of Marine Research, Norwegian Marine Data Centre
Summary record-ID485