Ocean currents measured by Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) from global oceans as part of the Joint Archive for Shipboard ADCP holdings from 6 November 1993 to 11 October 2005 (NODC Accession 0002679)

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

Absolute U- and V-component ocean current vectors from Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (SADCP), as both a high frequency sampling (nominally 5 minutes with 8 m depth bins) and an averaged subset (hourly time and 10 m depth means), are provided for the global oceans. The depth range is typically from 20 to 300 m although recent technology has allowed penetration to over 1 km. The high frequency samples along with ancillary parameters are provided in the Common Oceanographic Data Access System (CODAS) binary format. The standard (averaged) subset is stored in ASCII. This dataset represents the cruises acquired from 6 November 1993 through 11 October 2005 at the Joint Archive for SADCP, a collaboration of NOAA and the E.Firing ADCP Laboratory at the University of Hawaii. The data have been contributed by both US and international organizations. A total of 183 cruises (1.9 gigabytes) are included.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.nodc:0002679
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2011-01-16
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
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Program Code 006:059
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Temporal 1993-11-06T00:00:00/2005-10-11T00:00:00

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