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ISDM Data Product

An interoperability agreement with Integrated Science Data Management (ISDM) enables users to access Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) archived data from specified programs:

For more details on ISDM or to access their archive directly, visit http://www.meds-sdmm.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/isdm-gdsi/index-eng.html.

Oceans 2.0 API filterdataProductCode=ISDMDP

Revision History

  1. 2010: Data from ISDM made available.

Parameters

  • Latitude: Minimum and maximum latitudes between -90 and 90 are supported.
  • Longitude: Minimum and maximum longitudes between -180 and 180 are supported.
  • Depth: Depth range in metres.

Formats

CSV

After the query is submitted, a CSV file is returned having the following format: #Source: Integrated Science Data Management, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  #Source:  Integrated Science Data Management, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  #Website: http://www.meds-sdmm.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/isdm-gdsi/index-eng.html
  #
  #Code Section
  #-----------------------------------------
  Code, Id, DescriptionEn, UnitsEn
  #
  #Data Section
  #-----------------------------------------
  #
  #Profile Data Section
  #-----------------------------------------
  DATA HERE
  #
  #Time Series Data Section
  #-----------------------------------------
  DATA HERE

Code Section: describes all the standardized metadata/parameter codes used by ISDM. Codes along with their meaning, unit of measure, and further details are published at http://www.meds-sdmm.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/isdm-gdsi/diction/log-ouv-eng.asp (login with GUEST, GUEST, GUEST).

Data Section: contains the metadata and values pertaining to each measurement. Profile Data refers to water column profile data (e.g., CTD casts on Line-P), while Time Series Data refers to fixed position data (e.g., buoy data).

Oceans 2.0 API filter: extension=csv

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