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 by 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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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

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Metadata Reference Date(s) July 5, 2021, 17:38 (UTC) (Creation)
July 5, 2021, 17:38 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) January 27, 2021 (Creation)
Frequency of Update As Needed

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
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact
  • Name: Hakai Institute
    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
    Role: Author
Spatial Extent {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[179.99, -11.99783], [-179.9967, -11.99783], [-179.9967, 89.25], [179.99, 89.25], [179.99, -11.99783]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 89.25
South Bounding Latitude -11.99783
East Bounding Longitude -179.9967
West Bounding Longitude 179.99
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