Metadata from Accession 5824


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           A1
Mooring position:       36.245 deg N,  75.708 deg W
Instrument depth:       16   meters
Seafloor depth:         22   meters
Times:                  1600 22 Aug 1992 to 1500 09 Feb 1994
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        InterOcean S4


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    14.59    83.50   11.51    536.00
dir (deg true)       0.00   200.90   359.23   93.95    536.00
u (cm/sec)         -36.19     0.82    47.39    8.18    536.00
v (cm/sec)         -81.09    -5.14    53.11   15.85    536.00
temp (deg C)         2.53    12.38    25.30    5.37    536.00
salinity (PSU)      26.27    31.18    33.64    0.87    536.00


The salinity series contains short gaps on 04 Nov 92
and 31 Oct 93. The gaps occur where salinity shows an
unrealistically large increase or decrease between
succesive deployments of the mooring. We think this may
be due to uncalibrated or drifting sensors. We have not
bridged these gaps.

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