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Semper, Stefanie; Pickart, Robert S; Våge, Kjetil; Torres, Daniel J; McRaven, Leah (2020): Water velocity profiles from LADCP casts along five transects in NE Iceland / Iceland-Faroe ridge. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.919515

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Abstract:
This data set contains velocity measurements of high spatial resolution which were collected during a shipboard survey onboard RV Knorr in September 2011. The survey included transects across the northern slope of Iceland and the Iceland-Faroe Ridge. The sections are named A to E starting with the north-westernmost transect.
Velocities were measured using an upward- and downward-facing lowered acoustic Doppler current profiler (LADCP) system mounted on the rosette. The LADCP data were processed using the LADCP Processing Software Package from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Thurnherr 2010, 2018). Following the processing, the barotropic tides were removed from the velocity data set by applying an updated version of the regional tidal model of Egbert and Erofeeva (2002), which has a resolution of 1/60°.
Supplement to:
Semper, Stefanie; Pickart, Robert S; Våge, Kjetil; Larsen, Karin Margretha Husgard; Hátún, Hjálmar; Hansen, Bogi (accepted): The Iceland-Faroe Slope Jet: a conduit for dense water toward the Faroe Bank Channel overflow. Nature Communications, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19049-5
Coverage:
Median Latitude: 64.770431 * Median Longitude: -10.345499 * South-bound Latitude: 62.568400 * West-bound Longitude: -14.507100 * North-bound Latitude: 66.418700 * East-bound Longitude: -6.898300
Date/Time Start: 2011-09-11T15:26:31 * Date/Time End: 2011-09-19T08:48:45
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