Metadata from Accession 6269


Experiment name:        GMPO
Principal Investigator: unavailable
Affiliation:            SAIC
Mooring name:           CC
Mooring position:       28.310 deg N,  92.097 deg W
Instrument depth:       28   meters
Seafloor depth:         64   meters
Times:                  2200 04 Apr 1987 to 0800 31 Oct 1988
Time increment:         30 minutes
Instrument type:        General Oceanics


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.00    12.71    73.90   10.99    575.44
dir (deg true)       0.00   171.72   359.88  103.03    575.44
u (cm/sec)         -61.98     1.52    62.03   12.48    575.44
v (cm/sec)         -67.68    -0.61    66.72   11.13    575.44
temp (deg C)        18.18    23.57    30.15    3.40    575.44


Speed and direction are exceptionally noisy. The presence of
occasional smooth episodes indicates that the roughness may have
been caused by a malfunction of the General Oceanics current meter.
SAIC notes in its Year 5 Final Report that these instruments were
problematical.

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