Metadata from Accession 5643


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:       4725 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)       0.23     0.76     4.15    0.49    423.00
dir (deg true)       0.00   194.12   359.60  109.42    423.00
u (cm/sec)          -3.17     0.18     4.09    0.65    423.00
v (cm/sec)          -2.73     0.10     3.42    0.59    423.00
temp (deg C)        -0.58    -0.54    -0.50    0.01    427.75


Speed and direction end a few days early, at line 5076
(1200 28 Nov 1990). As with other instruments on this mooring,
speed often is below the rotor's threshold and direction is
constant or nearly so at such times. Below threshold speeds
have been set to 0.55 cm/sec (half the stall speed).

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