Metadata from Accession 9734


Experiment name:        Fram Strait
Principal Investigator: G.Rohardt
Affiliation:            Alfred Wegener Inst.
Mooring name:           F12-1
Mooring position:       78.997 deg N,   4.228 deg W
Instrument depth:       285  meters
Seafloor depth:         1856 meters
Times:                  1900 27 Aug 1997 to 0900 02 Sep 1998
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00     6.75    42.07    6.28    370.63
dir (deg true)       0.20   183.64   359.90   75.60    370.63
u (cm/sec)         -35.33    -0.45    29.61    5.40    370.63
v (cm/sec)         -41.56    -3.61    24.62    6.53    370.63
temp (deg C)         0.36     1.27     2.91    0.40    370.63
pressure (db)      286.90   288.21   329.70    2.49    370.63
salinity (psu)      34.67    34.94    35.14    0.05    370.63


This record contains long stretches of zero speeds in late
August 1998, which may indicate either below threshold currents
or a sticky rotor. Direction is defined and present during
these episodes.

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