CDIAC-140 (2003)

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Comparison of Inorganic Carbon System Parameters Measured in the Atlantic Ocean from 1990 to 1998 and Recommended Adjustments


Contributed by
Rik Wanninkhof,1 Tsung-Hung Peng,1 Betty Huss, 1 Christopher L. Sabine,2 Kitack Lee3

Prepared by
Alexander Kozyr
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oake Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.

1NOAA, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, Florida
2NOAA, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, Washington
3Pohang University of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea


List of Figures
List of Tables
Abbreviated Terms
1. Introduction
2. Analytical Methods
3. Procedures to Determine Offsets
   3.1 Crossover Analyses
   3.2 The Regional Multiple-Parameter Linear Regression Method for Checking for Offsets in DIC and TAlk
   3.3 The Multiple-Parameter Linear Regression method for Checking Overlapping Cruises
   3.4 Other Inorganic Carbon System Parameters
   3.5 Internal Consistency Checks
4. Recommendations
   4.1 Narrative of DIC Adjustments
   4.2 Narrative of TAlk Adjustments
   4.3 Omitted Cruises
   4.4 Adjustments for the Repeat Lines
5. Summary
6. Acknowledgements
7. References

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