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WOCE Surface Velocity Program, SVP (2006): Current velocity from surface drifter SVP_7720670. 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: 29.114784 * Median Longitude: -27.174274 * South-bound Latitude: 24.327000 * West-bound Longitude: -38.589000 * North-bound Latitude: 35.524000 * East-bound Longitude: -20.737000
Date/Time Start: 1993-10-08T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1995-02-26T18:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, water: m * Maximum DEPTH, water: m
SVP_7720670 (WMO13580) * Latitude: 26.620000 * Longitude: -38.589000 * Date/Time Start: 1993-10-08T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1995-02-26T18:00:00 * Location: North Atlantic Ocean * Campaign: SVP_9044 * Device: Drifter, longterm (LD)
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
4DEPTH, waterDepth watermGeocode
5Current velocity, east-westUCcm/sBuoy, drifting
6Current velocity, north-southVCcm/sBuoy, drifting
7Latitude, errorLat eBuoy, drifting
8Longitude, errorLon eBuoy, drifting
9CodeCodeBuoy, driftingDrogue, off=0/on=1
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