Metadata from Accession 7727


Experiment name:        USGS Shelf/Slope Study
Principal Investigator: B.Butman
Affiliation:            USGS/WHOI
Mooring name:           274
Mooring position:       39.921 deg N,  70.082 deg W
Instrument depth:       484  meters
Seafloor depth:         491  meters
Times:                  1900 23 Oct 1983 to 1600 13 Mar 1984
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        VACM


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.28     7.54    32.40    4.19    141.92
dir (deg true)       0.18   220.60   359.92  100.80    141.92
u (cm/sec)         -30.95    -2.26    18.33    4.20    141.92
v (cm/sec)         -28.85    -0.63    18.01    7.16    141.92
temp (deg C)         4.86     5.68     6.86    0.35    141.92
cond (mmho/cm)      34.33    36.42    37.60    0.37    141.92
att coeff (1/m)      0.00     0.03     0.28    0.01    141.92
salinity (PSU)      34.85    37.41    37.63    0.14    141.92


Conductivity and salinity start low and slowly move up
to their final range during the first 24 hours. Is this
an accurate measurement or sensor drift?


Move up one level.