Metadata from Accession 5902


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           D1
Mooring position:       36.027 deg N,  74.953 deg W
Instrument depth:       55   meters
Seafloor depth:         61   meters
Times:                  1900 27 Feb 1992 to 1900 15 Feb 1994
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        General Oceanics


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    15.73    87.60   10.28    719.04
dir (deg true)       0.00   180.72   359.95   92.44    719.04
u (cm/sec)         -35.80     1.02    52.47    9.67    719.04
v (cm/sec)         -86.37    -5.12    54.95   15.24    719.04
temp (deg C)         5.53    11.44    23.52    3.52    719.04
pressure (db)       69.00    73.23    79.30    2.72    719.04
salinity (PSU)      31.98    35.60    39.03    0.97    719.04


The salinity series contains short gaps on 15/16 Feb 93,
26/27/28 Aug 93, and 04/05 Nov 93. The gaps occur where
salinity shows unrealistically large changes between
succesive deployments of the mooring. We think this may
be due to uncalibrated or drifting sensors, and have not
bridged these gaps.

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