Metadata from Accession 947

Experiment name:        Eastern Boundary Current
Principal Investigator: R.L.Smith, M.P.Kosro, S.Ramp
PI's affiliation:       OSU, OSU, NPGS
Mooring Name:           ME
Mooring position:       38.744 deg N,  123.856 deg W
Instrument depth:       288 meters
Seafloor depth:         410 meters
Times:                  starts 13 Jun 1992, ends 22 May 1993
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM8


  parameter         min     mean      max       sd     days

speed (cm/sec)      0.85    10.78    46.97     8.38    342.4
dir (deg true)      0.00   243.51   359.00   128.09    342.4
u (cm/sec)        -29.80    -2.72    21.11     4.85    342.4
v (cm/sec)        -29.35     8.04    41.47     9.53    342.4
temp (deg C)        6.31     7.48     8.63     0.33    342.4
pressure (db)     285.44   289.91   301.13     6.24    342.4


This mooring experienced a sudden decrease in depth of about
14 meters on 11 Sep 92. The cause (the mooring may have been
dragged, or a tangle in the line may have come free) is not
clear from the recorded data. 

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