Metadata from Accession 5857


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           B2
Mooring position:       35.422 deg N,  75.053 deg W
Instrument depth:       20   meters
Seafloor depth:         35   meters
Times:                  0700 21 Feb 1992 to 1300 30 Oct 1993
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        General Oceanics


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.20    30.39   138.70   19.21    617.29
dir (deg true)       0.00   102.27   359.91   83.81    617.29
u (cm/sec)         -48.01    15.02   100.56   14.88    617.29
v (cm/sec)        -115.75     8.18   111.06   27.90    617.29
temp (deg C)         5.63    20.05    28.83    6.60    617.29
salinity (PSU)      24.97    35.97    39.13    2.06    617.29


The salinity series contains short gaps on 12 Nov 92
and 10/11 Feb 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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