Current meter data from moored current meter casts and other instruments in the Northwest and Southwest Pacific Ocean from 01 October 1992 to 15 March 1993 (NODC Accession 9400088)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

Current meter data were collected using moored current meter casts and other instruments in the Northwest and Southwest Pacific Ocean from October 1, 1992 to March 15, 1993. Data were submitted by First Institute of Oceanography as part of the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (COARE). Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard Current Meter Data (F015) format. Full current meter moorings descriptions are available at http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/f015.html.

The F015 format is used for time series measurements of ocean currents. These data are obtained from current meter moorings and represent 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 comprises 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 and negative directions west and south. 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 May 2, 2018
Metadata Created Date December 20, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) December 18, 2010 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date May 2, 2018
Metadata Created Date December 20, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) December 18, 2010 (publication)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Hou, Wenfeng; Unknown - Australia (2010). Current meter data from moored current meter casts and other instruments in the Northwest and Southwest Pacific Ocean from 01 October 1992 to 15 March 1993 (NODC Accession 9400088). 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.
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Bbox North Lat -2
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Bbox West Long 155
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:9400088
Harvest Object Id 0f6efcdb-fdc5-4e0a-b1f5-ffdf4108a257
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1992-10-01
Temporal Extent End 1993-03-15

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