Currents, Temperature, Salinity, and Sea Ice measurements from moorings in Barrow Canyon, Chukchi Sea, 2010-2015 (NCEI Accession 0160090)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

From August 2010 – September 2012, six moorings (BC1 inshore to BC6 offshore), spaced ~13 km apart, spanned the head of Barrow Canyon, Chukchi Sea, Alaska. Each mooring contained an upward looking 300 or 600 kHz Teledyne ADCP and a temperature/conductivity/pressure (T/C/P) recorder (Seabird SBE-37 or SBE-19). Moorings BC-2 through BC-5 included bottom tracking for measuring ice keel depths and ice drift. Bottom-tracking was inactive on BC-1 and BC-6 because these included directional wave firmware. The T/C/P and ADCP were housed in a float situated ~4 m above bottom. BC1, the mooring nearest to the coast, was deployed in a water depth of 31 m with its instruments mounted 1-m above the bottom in a SeaSpider frame. The compact mooring design minimized damage from nearshore ice keels that can exceed 25 m depth. After recovering the array in 2012, we deployed a single mooring (BC2) in 3 succeeding years.

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Metadata Date May 8, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) November 13, 2017 (publication)
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date May 8, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) November 13, 2017 (publication)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Weingartner, Thomas; Statscewich, Hank; Stoudt, Chase; Dobbins, Elizabeth (2017). Currents, Temperature, Salinity, and Sea Ice measurements from moorings in Barrow Canyon, Chukchi Sea, 2010-2015 (NCEI Accession 0160090). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 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 -159.6667
Bbox North Lat 71.2045
Bbox South Lat 70.8533
Bbox West Long -161.0816
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Temporal Extent Begin 2010-08-17
Temporal Extent End 2015-08-10

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