Metadata from Accession 5903


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           D2
Mooring position:       35.715 deg N,  74.933 deg W
Instrument depth:       5    meters
Seafloor depth:         60   meters
Times:                  2100 24 Feb 1992 to 1500 23 Apr 1993
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        InterOcean S4


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    16.54    84.30   11.11    423.79
dir (deg true)       0.00   164.86   359.90  107.61    423.79
u (cm/sec)         -50.71     2.21    61.20   11.49    423.79
v (cm/sec)         -83.95    -0.08    54.13   16.13    423.79
temp (deg C)         5.95    16.05    28.41    6.43    423.79
salinity (PSU)      26.48    31.96    35.56    1.60    423.79


The salinity series contains short gaps on 31 Aug/01 Sep 92 and
07 Nov 92. 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 two gaps.

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