Metadata from Accession 4330


Experiment name:        SCM2
Principal Investigator: E.Fahrbach
Affiliation:            Alfred Wegener Inst.
Mooring name:           AWI231-3
Mooring position:       66.499 deg S,   0.016 deg W
Instrument depth:       330  meters
Seafloor depth:         4500 meters
Times:                  0200 19 Jan 1999 to 0945 15 Aug 1999
Time increment:         15 minutes
Instrument type:        MicroCAT


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

temp (deg C)         0.68     1.04     1.21    0.08    208.33
pressure (db)      329.60   330.63   438.40    1.38    208.33
salinity (psu)      34.58    34.70    34.75    0.01    208.33


Salinity ends early in this file, at line 15387 (0830 28 Jun 99).

The pressure record contains an anomalous incident on 10 Jul 99 in which the instrument apparently plunged over 100 m over 3 hours. Temperature decreases somewhat during the incident, but nothing similar is seen in the pressure record from the current meter at the top of the mooring.

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