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WOCE Surface Velocity Program, SVP (2006): Water temperature and current velocity from surface drifter SVP_8911514. 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: -57.571637 * Median Longitude: -37.284329 * South-bound Latitude: -64.552000 * West-bound Longitude: -62.849000 * North-bound Latitude: -50.220000 * East-bound Longitude: 0.590000
Date/Time Start: 1989-11-10T06:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1990-08-29T18:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, water: m * Maximum DEPTH, water: m
SVP_8911514 (WMO43501) * Latitude: -50.793000 * Longitude: 0.590000 * Date/Time Start: 1989-11-10T06:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1990-08-29T18:00:00 * Location: Drake Passage * Campaign: SVP_425 * 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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