Eastward and northward components of ocean current and water temperature collected from moorings in the vicinity of Quinault Canyon in the North East Pacific Coast from 1981-10-02 to 1982-01-19 (NCEI Accession 0164026)

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The University of Washington maintained 5 current meter moorings, QC811 through QC815 in and around Quinault Canyon. Current meters were all Aanderaa (AA) instruments which measured speed, direction and temperature. The AA data was sampled in 20 minute intervals. Speed and direction were measured and rotated to true North. Data was first edited for spurious values, then speed and direction were independently filtered with a 5 point binomial filter spanning approximately 1.5 hours and resolved into u and v components. Results from this project can be found in: Hickey, B.M. (1989) Patterns and processes of shelf and slope circulation. In: Landry, M.R. and B.M. Hickey (eds.), Coastal Oceanography of Washington and Oregon, pp. 41-115, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Baker, E.T., and B.M. Hickey (1986) Contemporary sedimentation processes in and around an active West Coast submarine canyon. Marine Geology, 71: 15-34. doi.org/10.1016/0025-3227(86)90031-9. Hickey, B., E. Baker and N. Kachel (1986) Suspended particle movement in and around Quinault submarine canyon. Marine Geology, 71: 35-83. Data file format is plain text.

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Metadata Date 2020-06-15T07:33:24Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2021
Reference Date(s) July 11, 2017 (publication)
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Metadata Date 2020-06-15T07:33:24Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2021
Reference Date(s) July 11, 2017 (publication)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Hickey, B.M. (2017). Eastward and northward components of ocean current and water temperature collected from moorings in the vicinity of Quinault Canyon in the North East Pacific Coast from 1981-10-02 to 1982-01-19 (NCEI Accession 0164026). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0164026. Accessed [date]., Use liability: 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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Temporal Extent Begin 1981-10-02
Temporal Extent End 1982-01-19

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