Metadata from Accession 1100


Experiment name:        not available
Principal Investigator: not available
PI's affiliation:       WHOI
Mooring Name:           WHOI 623
Mooring position:       27.413 deg N,   41.128 deg W
Instrument depth:       3927 meters
Seafloor depth:         3973 meters
Times:                  starts 12 Jun 1977, ends 24 May 1978
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        not available


  parameter         min     mean      max       sd     days

speed (cm/sec)      1.80     2.82     9.36     1.29    345.8
dir (deg true)      0.00   176.84   359.84   111.40    345.8
u (cm/sec)         -7.21     0.06     7.34     1.96    345.8
v (cm/sec)         -8.26     0.37     8.65     2.38    345.8
temp (deg C)        2.51     2.55     2.63     0.03    345.8


Approximately 49% of the speeds measured by this instrument were
at or below the current meter's threshhold, which is 1.8 cm/sec.
In this file these (unknown) speeds have been set to 1.8 cm/sec.

This file is from a group of records whose speeds are noisier
than usual. These records (hourly measurements from WHOI moorings
623 through 632) are from the same general area and the same
time span, and appear to be from a single experiment. The noisy
speeds may be due to a persistant instrument malfunction. While
this is not necessarily the case, we suggest that you keep this
possibility in mind if you use the data. 

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