Metadata from Accession 8899


Experiment name:        SAZ Project
Principal Investigator: T.W.Trull
Affiliation:            U of Tasmania
Mooring name:           SAZ54-7
Mooring position:       53.729 deg S, 141.749 deg E
Instrument depth:       1021 meters
Seafloor depth:         2205 meters
Times:                  0630 17 Sep 2003 to 0130 11 Oct 2004
Time increment:         60 minutes
Instrument type:        Aanderaa RCM8


  parameter          min     mean      max    stddev    days

speed (cm/sec)       0.13     7.39    19.30    3.68    389.83
dir (deg true)       0.00   135.05   359.81   95.31    389.83
u (cm/sec)         -17.29     2.91    18.60    5.22    389.83
v (cm/sec)         -18.33     0.60    17.44    5.66    389.83
temp (deg C)         2.03     2.20     2.33    0.06    389.83
pressure (db)     1049.40  1058.51  1067.20    2.12    389.83


Speed contains a number of episodes (for example, during
early October 2003, the first half of March 2004, and late
May 2004) during which the current appears to have been at
or below the instrument's stall speed (1.1 cm/sec). These
may or may not indicate a stuck spin rotor.

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