Metadata from Accession 5437


Experiment name:        Vents 96
Principal Investigator: unavailable
Affiliation:            PMEL
Mooring name:           96V94
Mooring position:       45.550 deg N, 130.081 deg W
Instrument depth:       1498 meters
Seafloor depth:         2233 meters
Times:                  2100 22 Jun 1996 to 0300 02 Jul 1997
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00     4.25    16.72    1.79    374.29
dir (deg true)       0.00   202.04   359.86   91.21    374.29
u (cm/sec)          -9.84    -1.06     8.17    2.71    374.29
v (cm/sec)         -16.52    -1.09    10.00    3.41    374.29
temp (deg C)         2.20     2.31     2.42    0.03    374.29
pressure (db)     1560.20  1565.99  1568.70    1.26    374.29


The u and v components (and speed and direction) contain a gap in
lines 393 (0500 09 Jul 96) through 562 (0600 16 Jul 96). Possibly,
the gap was caused by a long interval of below-threshold speeds,
but it is more likely that the cause was an instrument failure, and
we have treated it as such here.

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