Metadata from Accession 7202


Experiment name:        Peru Currents Study
Principal Investigator: R.L.Smith
Affiliation:            OSU
Mooring name:           5 deg S Offshore
Mooring position:        4.962 deg S,  82.503 deg W
Instrument depth:       50   meters
Seafloor depth:         3935 meters
Times:                  2009 08 Feb 1983 to 1409 03 Mar 1984
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM4/5


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.71    12.65    60.68    8.45    287.42
dir (deg true)       0.00   175.78   359.31  104.03    287.42
u (cm/sec)         -31.00     0.67    37.90    8.97    287.42
v (cm/sec)         -60.10    -0.88    48.50   12.24    287.42
temp (deg C)        14.58    19.80    27.49    3.99    388.79
pressure (db)       19.90    38.02   105.20   11.17    388.79
cond (mmho/cm)      33.32    37.73    46.42    2.81    216.38


Speed and direction end early at line 6898 (0509 23 Nov 1983).

Conductivity begins late at line 4139 (0609 31 Jul 1983).

There is a 15 db increase in pressure on 22 Jan 1984. There is
no corresponding change in temperature or conductivity, which
may indicate a problem with the pressure sensor.

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