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  1. Collection

    Shore Stations Program Data Archive: Current and historical coastal ocean temperature and salinity measurements from California stations

    • Data from the Shore Stations Program consists of current and historical daily, manual measurements of surface temperature and salinity from the nine active stations located on the California coastline.
    • Date: 1916 to present
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    Historical Catalog of Winter Weather Regimes Impacting California, 1949-2017

    • This dataset contains a historical catalog of daily atmospheric winter weather regimes observed over the North Pacific and western North America spanning 1949-2017. These weather regimes have been identified as important drivers of atmospheric river landfalls, Santa Ana winds, floods, and wildfires in California.
    • Date: November-February 1949 to 2017
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    dataMares: Fisheries

    • This collection contains robust, high-quality scientific information related to Mexico-specific ocean fisheries and their relationship to marine reserves, coastal and marine ecosystems, and climate change. It also contains datasets with information on fishing activities collected with the participation of local fishermen.
    • Date: 1950-01-01 to 2014-08-01
  4. Collection

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Geological Collections

    • A growing archive of sea-floor samples and associated data supporting a diverse variety of scientific research.
    • Date: 1950-2006
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    Data from Scripps Research Expeditions 1953-2005

    • Data and documents from Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel expeditions from 1953-2005, including geophysical, water column, and sea surface measurements.
    • Date: 1953-2005
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    Scripps CO2 Program Data

    • This collection contains measurements of atmospheric CO2 concentration and isotopic abundances at an array of stations, from the Arctic to Antarctica.
    • Date: 1957 - present
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    Heavy Metals in the Ocean Insect, Halobates

    • Data on 7 heavy metals are available from samples of Halobates collected from the Pacific Ocean: Cr (chromium), Cu (copper), Pb (lead), Mn (manganese), Ni (nickel), Ti (titanium) and Zn (zinc).
    • Date: 1961-1978
  8. Collection

    Cell Centered Database

    • A collection of high resolution 2D, 3D and 4D data from light and electron microscopy of tissues from the nervous system and other systems.
    • Date: 1986 to 2012
  9. Collection

    Data from: The Agricultural Productivity Gap

    • Dataset contains data by country for about 150 countries on GDP per capita, employment share in agriculture, value added share in agriculture, agricultural productivity gap, average hours worked, years of schooling, and human capital.
    • Date: 1988-2011
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    Scripps O2 Program Data

    • The Scripps O2 Program website at https://scrippso2.ucsd.edu provides access to openly available atmospheric O2/N2 ratio and CO2 concentration data from various sources along with graphics. Redundant copies of the atmospheric O2/N2 and CO2 data from 12 sampling stations are being deposited here, through the UC San Diego Library, to provide enhanced discovery, long-term accessibility, and preservation. The latest data archives from the 10 active stations are added to this collection as they become available.
    • Date: 1989 - present
  11. Collection

    California Tobacco Survey (CTS)

    • The objective of these surveys is to collect representative statewide data on cigarette smoking behavior, attitudes towards smoking, media exposure to smoking, and use of tobacco products other than cigarettes, from populations living in California.
    • Date: 1990-
  12. Collection

    Underway Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) Data Archive

    • Underway shipboard acoustic Doppler current profiler (SADCP) database assembled from the public archive of CODAS post-processed data.
    • Date: 1990 to 2020
  13. Collection

    Data from: Ocean Surface Salinity Response to Atmospheric River Precipitation in the California Current System

    • Oceanic and atmospheric measurements, reanalysis and modeled outputs in the California Current System.
    • Date: 1992 to 2019
  14. Collection

    Data from: The Seasonal Cycle of Significant Wave Height in the Ocean: Local Versus Remote Forcing

    • This collection consists of NetCDF files that contain intermediate products derived from observer and modelled data produced by the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER) and Remote Sensing Systems, corresponding to analysis by Colosi et al. (2021).
    • Date: 1993-01-01 to 2016-12-31
  15. Collection

    Data from: Interannual variations in meltwater input to the Southern Ocean from Antarctic ice shelves

    • Height changes and basal melt rates of Antarctic ice shelves from satellite remote sensing, 1994–2018.
    • Date: 1994–2018
  16. Collection

    Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study

    • The WHEL Study was a multisite, randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of a high-vegetable, low-fat diet in reducing additional breast cancer events and early death in women with early-stage invasive breast cancer.
    • Date: 1995 to 2006
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    Data from: The Influence of Cloudiness on Hydrologic Fluctuations in the Mountains of the Western United States

    • Daily cloud cover indices derived from 4x4 km GOES visible albedo product for snow pillow sites and stream gauges in the mountains of the western U.S.
    • Date: 1996-01-01 to 2015-12-31
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    SWellEx-96 Experiment Acoustic Data

    • SWellEx96 was an ocean acoustic experiment, conducted off San Diego, May 1996. It collected broadband/multitone signals between 50 and 400 Hz on horizontal, vertical, and tilted line arrays.
    • Date: 1996-05-10 to 1996-05-18
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    dataMares Collection

    • DataMares holds a massive amount of fishery, reef, mangrove, and other data pertaining to the ecology of Mexico, particularly coastal and marine ecosystems of the Gulf of California, and delivers this information in an interactive and digestible manner.
    • Date: 1998 to present
  20. Collection

    dataMares: Ecological Monitoring

    • This collection contains databases from regular surveys conducted to track annual changes in the structure, function, and health of marine ecosystems, as well as organisms like fishes and invertebrates at numerous island and coastal sites.
    • Date: 1998 to 2015