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WOCE Surface Velocity Program, SVP (2006): Water temperature and current velocity from surface drifter SVP_27620. PANGAEA,

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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,;2
Median Latitude: 34.317492 * Median Longitude: -44.474950 * South-bound Latitude: 31.789000 * West-bound Longitude: -50.261000 * North-bound Latitude: 41.556000 * East-bound Longitude: -40.978000
Date/Time Start: 2000-03-07T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2000-09-09T06:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, water: m * Maximum DEPTH, water: m
SVP_27620 (WMO44615) * Latitude: 34.126000 * Longitude: -45.628000 * Date/Time Start: 2000-03-07T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2000-09-09T06:00:00 * Location: North Atlantic Ocean * Campaign: SVP_9484 * Device: Drifter, longterm (LD)
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
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
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