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Kanzow, Torsten (2020): Links to master tracks in different resolutions of POLARSTERN cruise PS122/3, Arctic Ocean - Longyearbyen, 2020-02-24 - 2020-06-04 (Version 2). Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA,

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Raw data acquired by position sensors on board RV Polarstern during expedition PS122_3 was processed to receive a validated master track which can be used as reference of further expedition data. During PS122_3 two Trimble Marine SPS461 GPS receivers and the iXBlue HYDRINS hydrographic survey inertial navigation system were used as navigation sensors. Data were downloaded from DAVIS SHIP data base ( with a resolution of 1 sec. Processing and evaluation of the data is outlined in the data processing report found at EPIC repository Processed data are provided as a master track with 1 sec resolution derived from the position sensors' data selected by priority and a generalized track with a reduced set of the most significant positions of the master track.
Other version:
Kanzow, Torsten (2020): Master track of POLARSTERN cruise PS122/3 in 1 sec resolution (zipped, 52 MB). Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA,
Median Latitude: 84.883999 * Median Longitude: 16.644706 * South-bound Latitude: 78.111713 * West-bound Longitude: 7.955815 * North-bound Latitude: 88.590895 * East-bound Longitude: 55.451237
Date/Time Start: 2020-02-24T09:20:00 * Date/Time End: 2020-06-04T06:29:59
PS122/3-track * Latitude Start: 88.591064 * Longitude Start: 55.585572 * Latitude End: 78.234121 * Longitude End: 15.624074 * Date/Time Start: 2020-02-24T09:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2020-06-04T06:30:00 * Location: Arctic Ocean * Campaign: PS122/3 (MOSAiC20192020) * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Underway cruise track measurements (CT)
This dataset contains the master track in 10 min resolution, for other resolutions please see "Further details" and Other version" references.
Version 2, with an improved processing compared to V1.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
4SpeedSpeedknCalculated10-min average
5CourseCoursedegCalculated10-min average
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