IOS Moored CTD Data

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

Show Permalink

Access and Use

Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

Data and Resources


Metadata Created February 18, 2021, 20:15 (UTC)
Metadata Updated February 18, 2021, 20:15 (UTC)
Temporal Extent Begin April 28, 2008
Temporal Extent End October 04, 2017
Reference Date(s) February 28, 2020 (Creation)

Dataset extent

Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Oxygen
  • 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 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: Originator
Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-123.359, 48.5278], [-129.8459, 48.5278], [-129.8459, 53.73573], [-123.359, 53.73573], [-123.359, 48.5278]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 53.73573
South Bounding Latitude 48.5278
East Bounding Longitude -129.8459
West Bounding Longitude -123.359
Temporal Extent Begin: 2008-04-28 End: 2017-10-04
Vertical Extent Min: 62.209 Max: 68.074
Default Locale English
Citation identifier Code: IOS_CTD_Moorings