Metadata from Accession 5640


Experiment name:        AWI Antarctic moorings
Principal Investigator: E.Fahrbach
Affiliation:            Alfred Wegener Inst.
Mooring name:           AWI209
Mooring position:       66.613 deg S,  27.123 deg W
Instrument depth:       293  meters
Seafloor depth:         4863 meters
Times:                  1400 01 Oct 1989 to 0600 03 Dec 1990
Time increment:         120 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.55     1.59    10.69    1.53    427.75
dir (deg true)       0.00   197.79   359.66   98.62    427.75
u (cm/sec)         -10.02    -0.35     5.46    1.57    427.75
v (cm/sec)          -6.59     0.06     8.65    1.51    427.75
temp (deg C)         0.16     0.46     0.56    0.05    427.75
pressure (db)      281.20   283.48   435.40    8.71    427.75


The speed series contains many long episodes during which
current speed appears to have been below the instrument's
stall speed. We have set speed to 0.55 cm/sec (half the stall
speed) in these in instances.

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