IOS Rosette Bottle Data

This dataset contains observations made by the Institute of Ocean Sciences of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) using Niskin bottles. The Niskin bottles were deployed DFO and partner organizations on cruises between 1965 to present. Variables present in the dataset include Temperature, Salinity, Oxygen, Conductivity, Depth, and Pressure. For any questions please contact (

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Metadata Created February 18, 2021, 20:31 (UTC)
Metadata Updated February 18, 2021, 20:31 (UTC)
Temporal Extent Begin November 07, 1930
Temporal Extent End August 11, 2019
Reference Date(s) February 28, 2020 (Creation)

Dataset extent

Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Oxygen
  • Nutrients
  • Nitrate
  • Phosphate
  • Silicate
  • Sub Surface Salinity
  • Sub Surface Temperature
Scope dataset
Status On Going
  • Date: 2020-02-28 Type: Creation
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact
  • Name: Hakai Institute Affiliation: Institute of Ocean Sciences Role: Publisher
Responsible Party
  • Organisation Name / Affiliation: Institute of Ocean Sciences Role: Originator
  • Individual Name: Institute of Ocean Sciences, 9860 West Saanich Road, Sidney, B.C., Canada Organisation Name / Affiliation: Institute of Ocean Sciences Role: Originator
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North Bounding Latitude 48.65382401304372
South Bounding Latitude 48.64293637119761
East Bounding Longitude -123.48976135253906
West Bounding Longitude -123.5144805908203
Temporal Extent Begin: 1930-11-07 End: 2019-08-11
Vertical Extent Min: 0.0 Max: 5748.0
Default Locale English
Citation identifier Code: IOS_BOT_Profiles