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Ollitrault, Michel (2006): Water temperature and current velocity from SOFAR float TPG21. Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.399686

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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:
The TOPOGULF experiment lagrangian data. Laboratoire de physique des oceans, Institut francaise de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer, topogf.htm
Coverage:
Median Latitude: 32.022686 * Median Longitude: -33.800463 * South-bound Latitude: 29.880000 * West-bound Longitude: -37.127000 * North-bound Latitude: 34.450000 * East-bound Longitude: -29.708000
Date/Time Start: 1984-10-29T09:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1985-11-29T21:00:00
Event(s):
TPG21 * Latitude Start: 32.830000 * Longitude Start: -32.759000 * Latitude End: 31.078000 * Longitude End: -35.982000 * Date/Time Start: 1984-10-29T09:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1985-11-29T21:00:00 * Location: North Atlantic Ocean * Campaign: Floater * Method/Device: SOFAR float (SOFAR) * Comment: Nominal depth: 700m
Comment:
Velocity algorithm: backward differencing. 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°COllitrault, MichelSubsurface float
5Current velocity, east-westCur vel Ucm/sOllitrault, MichelSubsurface float
6Current velocity, north-southCur vel Vcm/sOllitrault, MichelSubsurface float
7Pressure, maximumPress maxdbarOllitrault, MichelSubsurface float
Size:
1983 data points

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