Metadata from Accession 1107

Experiment name:        not available
Principal Investigator: not available
PI's affiliation:       WHOI
Mooring Name:           WHOI 626
Mooring position:       26.878 deg N,   41.213 deg W
Instrument depth:       4015 meters
Seafloor depth:         3928 meters
Times:                  starts 14 Jun 1977, ends 24 May 1978
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        not available

  parameter         min     mean      max       sd     days

speed (cm/sec)      1.80     3.53    10.12     1.54    344.0
dir (deg true)      0.00   153.27   359.86    89.46    344.0
u (cm/sec)         -9.64     1.00     9.44     2.56    344.0
v (cm/sec)         -8.45    -0.58     7.50     2.63    344.0
temp (deg C)        2.50     2.54     2.57     0.01    344.0

Approximately 25% of the speeds measured by this instrument were
at or below the current meter's threshhold, which is 1.8 cm/sec.
In this file these (unknown) speeds have been set to 1.8 cm/sec.

This file is from a group of records whose speeds are noisier
than usual. These records (hourly measurements from WHOI moorings
623 through 632) are from the same general area and the same
time span, and appear to be from a single experiment. The noisy
speeds may be due to a persistant instrument malfunction. While
this is not necessarily the case, we suggest that you keep this
possibility in mind if you use the data. 

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