Details of Mediterranean Sea surface CO2 partial pressure and temperature data


Dataset identification

Title of datasetMediterranean Sea surface CO2 partial pressure and temperature data
Narrative summary of datasetHourly measurements made by autonomous Carioca sensors at 2 sites in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea: Dyfamed (1995-1997), Boussole (2013-2015)
Summary of processing methodology
Supporting documentationHow to cite: Merlivat Lilliane, Boutin Jacqueline (2018). Mediterranean Sea surface CO2 partial pressure and temperature data. SEANOE. In addition to properly cite this dataset, it would be appreciated that the following work(s) be cited too, when using this dataset in a publication : Merlivat Liliane, Boutin Jacqueline, Antoine David, Beaumont Laurence, Golbol Melek, Vellucci Vincenzo (2018). Increase of dissolved inorganic carbon and decrease in pH in near-surface waters in the Mediterranean Sea during the past two decades. Biogeosciences, 15(18), 5653-5662.
Start date1995-06-12
End date2016-02-06
Frequency of observationshour to sub-day

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameIfremer, Scientific Information Systems for the sea
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation
Organisation nameSEA scieNtific Open data Edition
Role of organisationPublisher

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2019-07-04
Dataset formatDelimited
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary43.366667
Longitude east boundary7.9
Latitude south boundary43.366667
Longitude west boundary7.9
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaMediterranean Region
Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea, Western Basin
Ligurian Sea
Mediterranean Sea, Eastern Basin

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeCarbonate system
Water column temperature and salinity
ParameterPartial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Platform typeresearch vessel
Platform nameL'Europe
Platform typeresearch vessel
Platform nameTethys II
Data quality processing informationQuality controlled data

Process information

Submitting organisationLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate, Experiments and numerical Approaches
Submission identifier (UUID)2b3adee3-ceb8-4442-b6d1-d995d61ea7f3
Date of dataset creation2018-09-01
Date of metadata creation2019-05-16
Date of metadata latest revision2019-06-14
Date of publishing2019-07-04
Processing data centreIfremer, Scientific Information Systems for the sea
Summary record-ID540