Metadata from Accession 5881


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           C2
Mooring position:       34.892 deg N,  75.680 deg W
Instrument depth:       5    meters
Seafloor depth:         35   meters
Times:                  0400 26 Aug 1992 to 1800 20 Aug 1992
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        InterOcean S4


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    22.05    91.90   15.43    359.63
dir (deg true)       0.00   159.94   359.23  112.95    359.63
u (cm/sec)         -86.35     1.01    80.51   23.26    359.63
v (cm/sec)         -52.47     4.01    67.19   12.90    359.63
temp (deg C)         6.19    20.57    28.92    6.32    359.63
salinity (PSU)      27.06    34.03    36.41    1.86    359.63


The salinity series contains short gaps on 11/12 Nov 92
and 04/05 Feb 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, and have not bridged these two gaps.

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