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Kanzow, Torsten; Münchow, Andreas; Tippenhauer, Sandra (2023): Continuous VM-ADCP (vessel-mounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) profile during Maria S. Merian cruise MSM76 [dataset]. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA,

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Median Latitude: 70.145490 * Median Longitude: -18.576134 * South-bound Latitude: 63.031600 * West-bound Longitude: -30.240600 * North-bound Latitude: 80.101100 * East-bound Longitude: 12.955200
Date/Time Start: 2018-08-11T17:19:00 * Date/Time End: 2018-09-11T02:48:00
Minimum DEPTH, water: m * Maximum DEPTH, water: 1452 m
MSM76_0_underway-2 * Latitude Start: 64.358340 * Longitude Start: -23.836410 * Latitude End: 78.048450 * Longitude End: 13.137930 * Date/Time Start: 2018-08-11T17:15:00 * Date/Time End: 2018-09-11T02:59:00 * Elevation Start: -216.0 m * Elevation End: -262.0 m * Location: North Atlantic * Campaign: MSM76 * Basis: Maria S. Merian * Method/Device: Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP)
This data is from the 75 kHz ADCP.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1DATE/TIMEDate/TimeKanzow, TorstenGeocode
2LONGITUDELongitudeKanzow, TorstenGeocode
3LATITUDELatitudeKanzow, TorstenGeocode
4DEPTH, waterDepth watermKanzow, TorstenGeocode – Bottom_Depth, relativ to transducers
5Depth, relativeDepth relmKanzow, TorstenBin_Depth , relativ to transducers
6Current velocity, east-westCur vel Ucm/sKanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)
7Current velocity, north-southCur vel Vcm/sKanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)
8Current velocity, verticalCur vel Wcm/sKanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)
9Current velocity, errorCur vel e±Kanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)Error velocity [difference of two independent vertical velocity from 4-beam solutions] [cm/s]
10Current velocity, standard deviationCur vel std dev±Kanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)Standard deviation of velocity within ensemble [cm/s]
11QualityQuality%Kanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)Percent of good water-tracking pings within ensemble
12Numbern#Kanzow, TorstenAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling, vessel-mounted (VM-ADCP)Number of 3-Beam Solutions
13Ship velocity, EastShip Um/sKanzow, TorstenBT or GPS
14Ship velocity, NorthShip Vm/sKanzow, TorstenBT or GPS
15Ship speedShip spm/sKanzow, Torsten
16Ship speed, standard deviationShip sp std dev±Kanzow, TorstenStandard deviation of ship velocity within ensemble [cm/s]
17Ship velocity, verticalShip Wm/sKanzow, Torsten
18PercentagePerc%Kanzow, TorstenPercent bottom-track in ship velocity estimate
19QualityQuality%Kanzow, TorstenPercent good bottom-tracking pings within ensemble
20Bin numberBinKanzow, Torsten
21ProfileProfileKanzow, Torsten
22--Kanzow, Torstenignore (nbin before stripping data)
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