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SWOT 2019-2020 Prelaunch Oceanography Field Campaign SIO Mooring WireWalker (WW)

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This dataset provides the conductivity, temperature and depth (CTD) measurements from the CTD sensors on a WireWalker profiler on a full-depth mooring deployed by the SWOT prelaunch field campaign. The campaign was designed to test the performance of several instruments/platforms in meeting the SWOT Calibration/Validation (CalVal) requirement. It was conducted near the SWOT CalVal crossover location, about 300 kilometers west of Monterey, California between September, 2019 and January, 2020. The WW samples the upper 500 m of the water column, while the deep ocean below 500 m are measured by fixed-depth CTDs The campaign also deployed another two CTD moorings, a slocum glider, one bottom pressure recorder and one Pressure Inverted Echo Sounder. Details can be found in the user guide and the journal reference given in the documentation section.

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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 December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Identifier C2229635761-POCLOUD
Data First Published 2022-03-02
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2019-12-03
Category SWOT, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation SWOT pre-launch field campaign. 2022-05-31. GPS sea surface height, Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) data from the 2019-2020 SWOT pre-launch field campaign. Version 1.0. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA/JPL/PODAAC. .
Creator SWOT pre-launch field campaign
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2019-09-05T00:00:00Z/2019-12-03T23:59:59.999Z

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