The HOT project is committed to providing free and open access to its
data set in a timely manner, and the use of these data is encouraged.
We are now posting our calibrated CTD temperatures and salinities, bottle
salinities and nominally calibrated CTD dissolved oxygens within approximately
one month of each cruise; and calibrated CTD dissolved oxygens and bottle
oxygen data within approximately two months of each cruise.
Although not required, we reqest users fill out a brief one-time
registration form, before acquiring these
preliminary datasets, so that we may contact you when the Data has been
If you use our data in your project, please
contact us to avoid possible duplication
of efforts. And please consider the benefits of possible scientific collaborations
in the analysis of these data. We would also appreciate your acknowledgement of
the HOT project. The following should be cited in publications: "This publication
is based upon Hawaii Ocean Time-series observations supported by the U.S. National
Science Foundation under Grant OCE-12-60164". A preprint and reprint of the
publication utilizing the HOT data would also be appreciated.