Metadata from Accession 5876


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           C1
Mooring position:       35.063 deg N,  75.905 deg W
Instrument depth:       5    meters
Seafloor depth:         20   meters
Times:                  1100 05 Feb 1993 to 0000 19 Feb 1994
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        InterOcean S4


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    14.80    99.10   10.51    378.58
dir (deg true)       0.00   155.55   359.23  120.46    378.58
u (cm/sec)         -64.78     0.93    74.94   14.69    378.58
v (cm/sec)         -54.17     4.96    67.33    9.39    378.58
temp (deg C)         6.00    18.36    28.53    6.38    378.58
salinity (PSU)      26.26    33.32    36.13    1.84    378.58


The salinity series contains short gaps on 19/20 Aug 93
and 29/30 Oct 93. Both gaps occur where salinity shows an
unrealistically large increase between succesive deployments
of the mooring. We think this may be due to uncalibrated or
drifting sensors. We have not bridged these two gaps.

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