Metadata from Accession 7956


Experiment name:        Monterey Canyon Project
Principal Investigator: M.Noble
Affiliation:            USGS
Mooring name:           458
Mooring position:       36.458 deg N, 122.625 deg W
Instrument depth:       3210 meters
Seafloor depth:         3220 meters
Times:                  1337 17 May 1995 to 1437 16 Aug 1996
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        VTCT


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.07     5.42    43.37    3.06    457.08
dir (deg true)       0.01   185.23   359.94  112.69    457.08
u (cm/sec)         -39.59    -0.17    41.22    3.46    457.08
v (cm/sec)         -36.66     0.44    26.73    5.16    457.08
temp (deg C)         1.56     1.59     1.65    0.01    457.08
cond (mmho/cm)      31.46    31.49    31.54    0.01    457.08
att coeff (1/m)      0.00     0.11     3.79    0.11    457.08
salinity (PSU)      34.66    34.70    34.71    0.01    457.08


This record contains some atypical speed spikes during the
last week of May 1995. Are these legitimate or are they
instrument errors?


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