Metadata from Accession 5855


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           B2
Mooring position:       35.418 deg N,  75.057 deg W
Instrument depth:       5    meters
Seafloor depth:         35   meters
Times:                  1600 07 May 1993 to 1400 30 Oct 1993
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        InterOcean S4


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.30    23.48   112.20   16.93    175.96
dir (deg true)       0.00   118.86   359.22  108.52    175.96
u (cm/sec)         -61.45    10.52    86.95   16.17    175.96
v (cm/sec)        -103.93    10.51   106.59   18.86    175.96
temp (deg C)        12.99    24.75    29.41    3.35    175.96
salinity (PSU)      26.98    33.97    36.55    1.91    175.96


The salinity series contains short a gap on 23 Aug 93.
This gap occurs where salinity shows an unrealistically
large increase between two succesive deployments of the
mooring. We think the abrupt increase may be due to
uncalibrated or drifting sensors.

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