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WOCE Surface Velocity Program, SVP (2006): Water temperature and current velocity from surface drifter SVP_17238. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.401456

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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:
Hansen, Donald V; Poulain, Pierre-Marie (1996): Quality control and interpolations of WOCE-TOGA drifter data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 13(4), 900-909, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1996)013%3C0900:QCAIOW%3E2.0.CO;2
Coverage:
Median Latitude: -22.090535 * Median Longitude: -169.103950 * South-bound Latitude: -35.660000 * West-bound Longitude: 172.486000 * North-bound Latitude: -0.536000 * East-bound Longitude: -96.062000
Date/Time Start: 1995-08-20T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2000-07-15T06:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, water: m * Maximum DEPTH, water: m
Event(s):
SVP_17238 (WMO32870) * Latitude: -34.882000 * Longitude: 173.386000 * Date/Time Start: 1995-08-20T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2000-07-15T06:00:00 * Location: South Pacific Ocean * Campaign: SVP_1325 * Device: Drifter, longterm (LD)
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DATE/TIMEDate/TimeGeocode
2LATITUDELatitudeGeocode
3LONGITUDELongitudeGeocode
4DEPTH, waterDepth watermGeocode
5Temperature, waterTemp°CBuoy, drifting
6Current velocity, east-westUCcm/sBuoy, drifting
7Current velocity, north-southVCcm/sBuoy, drifting
8Latitude, errorLat eBuoy, drifting
9Longitude, errorLon eBuoy, drifting
10CodeCodeBuoy, driftingDrogue, off=0/on=1
Size:
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