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WOCE Surface Velocity Program, SVP (2006): Water temperature and current velocity from surface drifter SVP_9619162. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.406187

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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: 11.064216 * Median Longitude: 59.859534 * South-bound Latitude: 7.045000 * West-bound Longitude: 52.413000 * North-bound Latitude: 14.167000 * East-bound Longitude: 72.419000
Date/Time Start: 1997-01-21T12:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-09-18T12:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, water: m * Maximum DEPTH, water: m
Event(s):
SVP_9619162 (WMO11906) * Latitude: 8.686000 * Longitude: 71.811000 * Date/Time Start: 1997-01-21T12:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-09-18T12:00:00 * Location: Arabian Sea * Campaign: SVP_1326 * 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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