Eastward and northward components of ocean current, water temperature, and others collected from moorings in North East Pacific Coast from 1977-10-07 to 1978-10-29 (NCEI Accession 0163986)

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As part of this project the University of Washington maintained 2 current meter moorings, Ocelot (OC) and Elephant (EL), from Oct. 1977 through Oct. 1978 across the continental slope at 45-20º N off Cascade Head on the Oregon Coast. All current meters were Aanderaa instruments. Speed and direction were measured and rotated to true North, then resolved into u and v components. All meters had temperature sensors. Data was sampled in 20 minute intervals, edited for spurious values then filtered with a half power point of about 2.5 hours and interpolated to even hours to produce the hourly data. In several cases the speed sensor failed for short periods. These were filled by bridging the gap using spectral characteristics before and after the gap. For longer time periods the speed, u and v series were zero filled. Occasionally the entire speed series was not good. In those cases only the direction is included. Results from this study can be found in: Hickey, B.M. (1984) The fluctuating longshore pressure gradient on the Pacific Northwest shelf: A dynamical analysis. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 14: 276-293. Huyer, A., R.L. Smith and B.M. Hickey (1984) Observations of a warm-core eddy off Oregon, January to March 1978, Deep-Sea Research, 31: 97-117. Data file format is plain text.

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Metadata Date March 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) July 6, 2017 (publication)
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) July 6, 2017 (publication)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Hickey, B. M. (2017). Eastward and northward components of ocean current, water temperature, and others collected from moorings in North East Pacific Coast from 1977-10-07 to 1978-10-29 (NCEI Accession 0163986). 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 -124.13833
Bbox North Lat 45.335
Bbox South Lat 45.32667
Bbox West Long -124.79167
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Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Temporal Extent Begin 1977-10-07
Temporal Extent End 1978-10-29

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