Current direction and temperature data from moored current meter casts in the Gulf of Mexico from 1980-03-24 to 1980-06-16 (NODC Accession 8200220)

Metadata Updated: February 8, 2018

Current direction and temperature data were collected using moored current meter casts in the Gulf of Mexico from March 24, 1980 to June 16, 1980. Data were submitted by National Ocean Service (NOS). Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard Current Meter Data (F005) format. Full current meter moorings descriptions are available at http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/f005.html.

The F005 format is used for time series measurements of ocean currents obtained using moored current-measuring instruments, principally Aanderaa current meters (manufactured by Aanderaa Instruments Inc.). These data represent the Eulerian method of current measurement, i.e., the meters are deployed at a fixed mooring point and measure flow past the sensor. Position, water depth, and sensor depth are reported for each station. The data record comprises values of current direction and speed at specified date and time. Data values may be subject to averaging or filtering and are typically reported at 10-15 minute time intervals. Other environmental parameters may also be reported. These include: water temperature, salinity, conductivity, and transmissivity; wind direction and speed; and dominant wave direction, height, and period. A text field is available for optional comments.

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Metadata Date November 18, 2016
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) December 18, 2010 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 18, 2016
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) December 18, 2010 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Cite as: US DOC; NOAA; NOS - Rockville, MD (2010). Current direction and temperature data from moored current meter casts in the Gulf of Mexico from 1980-03-24 to 1980-06-16 (NODC Accession 8200220). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date], 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.
Bbox East Long -81.2
Bbox North Lat 31.5
Bbox South Lat 31.1
Bbox West Long -81.5
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:8200220
Harvest Object Id 507a99d0-961a-4948-b4cc-a2acc7af763a
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1980-03-24
Temporal Extent End 1980-06-16

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