Current meter components and other data from FIXED PLATFORMS as part of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) from 20 September 1992 to 26 February 1994 (NCEI Accession 9700226)

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

Current meter components data were collected from FIXED PLATFORMS from 20 September 1992 to 26 February 1994. Data were collected by Oregon State University (OSU) as part of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE). Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard F015 Current Meter Components format. Full format description is available from NODC at

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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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.nodc:9700226
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2013-03-19
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
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Temporal 1992-09-20T00:00:00/1994-02-26T00:00:00

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