Metadata from Accession 6192


Experiment name:        GATE
Principal Investigator: R.H.Weisberg
Affiliation:            URI/IFREMER
Mooring name:           E3
Mooring position:        0.050 deg S,   3.150 deg W
Instrument depth:       1284 meters
Seafloor depth:         5080 meters
Times:                  2200 15 Jul 1977 to 0600 22 Jan 1978
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        VACM


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00     6.96    56.85    4.93    190.38
dir (deg true)       0.00   190.77   359.13  113.00    190.38
u (cm/sec)         -35.78    -1.09    17.55    5.70    190.38
v (cm/sec)         -28.78     0.77    44.18    6.20    190.38


This record's speed series is unusually spikey. We tend to believe
that the spikes are instrument errors, but are not certain. Use the
record with caution, if at all.

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