Metadata from Accession 7216


Experiment name:        Peru Currents Study
Principal Investigator: R.L.Smith
Affiliation:            OSU
Mooring name:           5 deg S Slope
Mooring position:        5.072 deg S,  81.503 deg W
Instrument depth:       112  meters
Seafloor depth:         1050 meters
Times:                  0001 09 May 1984 to 1201 23 Mar 1985
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM4/5


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.70    15.11    95.44   12.22    318.54
dir (deg true)       0.00   179.64   359.27   94.08    318.54
u (cm/sec)         -39.90     2.42    41.80    8.16    318.54
v (cm/sec)         -90.60    -4.90    89.90   16.76    318.54
temp (deg C)        13.62    14.60    15.81    0.49    318.54
pressure (db)      110.80   112.12   128.30    1.36    318.54
cond (mmho/cm)      35.31    38.77    43.03    2.30    318.54


Conductivity begins at the unrealisticaly high level of 43 mmho/cm
and over a period of 5 months sinks gradually to a more believable
36 mmho/cm. Obviously a sensor malfunction.

Move up one level.