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 (

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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

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Metadata Reference Date(s) July 5, 2021, 17:36 (UTC) (Creation)
July 5, 2021, 17:36 (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
  • 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": [[[-123.359, 48.38346], [-131.7131, 48.38346], [-131.7131, 53.73573], [-123.359, 53.73573], [-123.359, 48.38346]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 53.73573
South Bounding Latitude 48.38346
East Bounding Longitude -131.7131
West Bounding Longitude -123.359
Temporal Extent Begin: 2008-04-28
End: 2019-08-06
Vertical Extent Min: 62.209
Max: 68.074
Default Locale English
Citation identifier
Code: IOS_CTD_Moorings