Metadata from Accession 5908


Experiment name:        NC Field
Principal Investigator: J.O.Blanton
Affiliation:            US Minerals Mngmnt Svc
Mooring name:           D2
Mooring position:       35.720 deg N,  74.933 deg W
Instrument depth:       55   meters
Seafloor depth:         60   meters
Times:                  0400 08 Nov 1992 to 1900 16 Feb 1994
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        General Oceanics


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    16.29    87.40   11.80    465.67
dir (deg true)       0.00   186.96   359.83   92.03    465.67
u (cm/sec)         -62.16     1.74    61.83   12.35    465.67
v (cm/sec)         -87.37    -4.95    40.85   14.99    465.67
temp (deg C)         5.70    12.60    24.02    3.58    465.67
salinity (PSU)      32.82    36.05    39.81    1.04    465.67


The salinity series contains a short gap on 15/16 Feb 93
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 the gap.

Move up one level.