Current meter components and other data from FIXED PLATFORMS from NW Pacific (limit-180) in support of the Emperor Seamount Experiment from 1982-06-28 to 1983-11-01 (NODC Accession 8500287)

Metadata Updated: February 8, 2018

Current meter components data were collected from FIXED PLATFORMS in the NW Pacific (limit-180) from 28 June 1982 to 01 November 1983 . Data were collected by the Oregon State University (OSU) in support of the Emperor Seamount Experiment. Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard F015 Current Meter Components format. Full format description is available from NODC at www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/f015.html.

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 July 21, 2017
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) March 3, 2011 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 21, 2017
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) March 3, 2011 (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: Oregon State University; College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (2011). Current meter components and other data from FIXED PLATFORMS from NW Pacific (limit-180) in support of the Emperor Seamount Experiment from 1982-06-28 to 1983-11-01 (NODC Accession 8500287). Version 2.2. 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 171.1
Bbox North Lat 39
Bbox South Lat 34.3
Bbox West Long 167
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:8500287
Harvest Object Id 3a6523c0-947c-468a-bdd6-2f60ed12b0f7
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 1982-06-28
Temporal Extent End 1983-11-01

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