Eastward and northward components of ocean current, water temperature, and others collected from moorings in North East Pacific Coast from 1990-10-09 to 1991-02-26 (NCEI Accession 0164862)

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The Dynamics of the Columbia River Plume Project was sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant number OCE 8918193 to Barbara Hickey, Lead Principal Investigator (University of Washington). Other PIs included on the project were Bill Boicourt (University of Maryland), David Jay (University of Washington), and Len Pietrafesa (North Carolina State University). Twenty-two current meter arrays (14 surface and 8 subsurface moorings) were deployed in the vicinity of the mouth of the Columbia River from Oct. 1990 through Feb. 1991. Most sites were paired with a surface mooring and a subsurface mooring located within the same vicinity. Positions for the sites and their mooring ID are shown on the CRmoorsitesfla50.jpg file included with the data. In most cases surface and subsurface moorings for the same location were deployed within a quarter mile of each other and are represented as one station on the chart. If the distance between the surface and subsurface moorings was greater than a quarter of a mile an average position was used to plot that station. Surface moorings are designated by the mooring ID followed by an 'S' to indicate surface while the subsurface moorings have an 'A' appended to the mooring ID. Contour lines for 25, 50, 100, 250, 500 meters are shown. Results from this study can be found in Hickey, B.M., L. Pietrafesa, D. Jay and W.C. Boicourt (1998) The Columbia River Plume Study: Subtidal variability of the velocity and salinity fields. Journal of Geophysical Research, 103(C5): 10339-10368.

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Metadata Date March 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) August 14, 2017 (publication)
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Metadata Date March 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) August 14, 2017 (publication)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Hickey, Barbara; Pietrafesa, Len (2017). Eastward and northward components of ocean current, water temperature, and others collected from moorings in North East Pacific Coast from 1990-10-09 to 1991-02-26 (NCEI Accession 0164862). 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 -123.99567
Bbox North Lat 46.58067
Bbox South Lat 46.01533
Bbox West Long -124.396
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Metadata Language eng
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Temporal Extent Begin 1990-10-09
Temporal Extent End 1991-02-26

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