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Norwegian North Polar Expedition 1893-1896: Oceanographic Data, Version 1

This data set contains water depth, temperature, specific gravity, salinity, and density measurements from the North Polar Basin and the Barents Sea, gathered by Nansen and crew on the Norwegian North Polar Expedition from 1893-1896.

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Geographic Coverage

  • Salinity/Density > Density
  • Salinity/Density > Salinity
  • Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
  • Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 85.87, S: 69.42, E: 137.83, W: 12.43

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 22 July 1893 to 15 April 1896
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Platform(s) SHIPS
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Fridtjof Nansen
Data Citation

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National Snow and Ice Data Center. Compiled by F. Nansen. 2002. Norwegian North Polar Expedition 1893-1896: Oceanographic Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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