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Current and other data from fixed platforms from the SW Atlantic (limit-20 W) as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / International Ocean Studies / First Dynamic Response and Kinematics Experiment in the Drake Passage (IDOE/ISOS/FDRAKE) from 1976-02-16 to 1977-01-23 (NCEI Accession 7800683)

Metadata Updated: December 1, 2023

Current and other data were collected from fixed platforms in the SW Atlantic (limit-20 W) from 16 February 1976 to 23 January 1977. Data were collected by Oregon State University (OSU) as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / International Ocean Studies / First Dynamic Response and Kinematics Experiment in the Drake Passage (IDOE/ISOS/FDRAKE). Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard F015 Current Meter Components format.

The F015 format contains time series measurements of ocean currents. These data are obtained from current meter moorings and represent the Eulerian method of current measurement, i.e., the meters are deployed at a fixed point and measure flow past a sensor. Position, bottom depth, sensor depth and meter characteristics are reported for each station. The data record includes values of east-west (u) and north-south (v) current vector components at specified date and time. Current direction is defined as the direction toward which the water is flowing with positive directions east and north. Data values may be subject to averaging or filtering and are typically reported at 10 - 15 minute time intervals. Water temperature, pressure and conductivity or salinity may also be reported. A text record is available for optional comments.

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Metadata Date 2023-06-25T23:53:42Z
Metadata Created Date March 19, 2021
Metadata Updated Date December 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) October 24, 2003 (publication), September 13, 2022 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-06-25T23:53:42Z
Metadata Created Date March 19, 2021
Metadata Updated Date December 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) October 24, 2003 (publication), September 13, 2022 (revision)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:7800683
Access Constraints Cite as: Pillsbury, R. Dale; Oregon State University (2003). Current and other data from fixed platforms from the SW Atlantic (limit-20 W) as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / International Ocean Studies / First Dynamic Response and Kinematics Experiment in the Drake Passage (IDOE/ISOS/FDRAKE) from 1976-02-16 to 1977-01-23 (NCEI Accession 7800683). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/7800683. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Bbox North Lat -57.02
Bbox South Lat -61.05
Bbox West Long -66.2
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Temporal Extent Begin 1976-02-16
Temporal Extent End 1977-01-23

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