Metadata from Accession 676

Experiment name:        CONSLEX
Principal Investigator: not available
PI's affiliation:       Scottish Mar Bio Assn
Mooring Name:           not available
Mooring position:       57.293 deg N,   10.337 deg W
Instrument depth:       1786 meters
Seafloor depth:         2201 meters
Times:                  starts 28 Apr 1982, ends 17 Nov 1982
Time increment:         30 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa

  parameter         min     mean      max       sd     days

speed (cm/sec)      0.00     9.45    27.50     4.28    202.5
dir (deg true)      0.00   162.90   359.05   108.53    202.5
u (cm/sec)        -24.52    -0.25    21.54     7.21    202.5
v (cm/sec)        -22.28     1.34    23.62     7.33    202.5
temp (deg C)        3.65     3.80     4.07     0.07    202.5

This record was made with an Aanderaa current meter. The nominal
speed threshhold of this meter is 1.5 cm/sec, and a common practice
is to set below-threshhold speeds either to the threshhold value
or to half the threshhold. In this case, however, below-threshhold
speeds were set to zero by the originating PI, as were concurrent
directions. In processing historical data CMDAC normally resets
below-threshhold Aanderaa speeds to half the threshhold, but
has not done so in this case because the direction information
has been lost. 

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