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Boebel, Olaf; Rossby, H Thomas (2006): Water temperature and current velocity from RAFOS float KP489. Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island at Narragansett, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.398604

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Related to:
WOCE (2002): World Ocean Circulation Experiment, Global Data, Version 3.0. WOCE International Project Office, WOCE Report, Southampton, UK; published by U.S. National Oceanographic Data Center, Silver Spring, 180/02, DVD-ROM
Further details:
KAPEX RAFOS float data report 1997-1999, Part A: The Agulhas- and South Atlantic current components. Christian-Albrechts-Universität, IFM 318, kapexdr.htm
Coverage:
Median Latitude: -35.630043 * Median Longitude: 23.042936 * South-bound Latitude: -37.699000 * West-bound Longitude: 19.575000 * North-bound Latitude: -34.445000 * East-bound Longitude: 25.194000
Date/Time Start: 1997-12-04T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-12-27T00:00:00
Event(s):
KP489 * Latitude Start: -34.819000 * Longitude Start: 25.194000 * Latitude End: -36.637000 * Longitude End: 20.236000 * Date/Time Start: 1997-12-04T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-12-27T00:00:00 * Location: Indian Ocean * Campaign: Floater * Method/Device: RAFOS float (RAFOS) * Comment: Nominal depth: 400m
Comment:
Data have been checked by the WOCE Subsurface Float Data Assembly Center. See hdl:10013/epic.32931.d001 for further information.
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1DATE/TIMEDate/TimeGeocode
2LATITUDELatitudeGeocode
3LONGITUDELongitudeGeocode
4Temperature, waterTemp°CBoebel, OlafSubsurface float
5Current velocity, east-westCur vel Ucm/sBoebel, OlafSubsurface float
6Current velocity, north-southCur vel Vcm/sBoebel, OlafSubsurface float
7Current velocity, verticalCur vel Wcm/sBoebel, OlafSubsurface float
8Pressure, maximumPress maxdbarBoebel, OlafSubsurface float
Size:
232 data points

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