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Koschinsky, Andrea (2021): Master tracks in different resolutions of METEOR cruise M169, Emden - Emden, 2020-12-11 - 2020-12-29. Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, PANGAEA,

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Raw data acquired by position sensors on board RV METEOR during expedition M169 were processed to receive a validated master track which can be used as reference of further expedition data. During M169 the motion reference unit Kongsberg SeaTex AS MRU-5 combined with Kongsberg SeaTex AS Seapath 320 and two C and C Technologies GPS receivers C-NAV3050 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. 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:
Koschinsky, Andrea (2021): Master track of METEOR cruise M169 in 1 sec resolution (zipped, 7.0 MB). Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, PANGAEA,
Further details:
Koschinsky, Andrea; Schmidt, Katja; Paul, Sophie Anna Luise; Krämer, Dennis; Ullrich, Matthias (2021): Tracing origin and distribution of geogenic and anthropogenic dissolved and particulate critical high-technology metals in the southern North Sea, Cruise No. M169, 11.12.2020 - 29.12.2020, Emden (Germany) - Emden (Germany). METEOR-Berichte, Gutachterpanel Forschungsschiffe, M169, 58 pp,
Median Latitude: 54.162399 * Median Longitude: 7.251219 * South-bound Latitude: 53.266665 * West-bound Longitude: 3.459121 * North-bound Latitude: 55.860542 * East-bound Longitude: 9.709479
Date/Time Start: 2020-12-11T06:20:00 * Date/Time End: 2020-12-29T05:59:59
M169-track * Latitude Start: 53.335700 * Longitude Start: 7.201100 * Latitude End: 53.335700 * Longitude End: 7.201100 * Date/Time Start: 2020-12-11T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2020-12-29T00:00:00 * Campaign: M169 (GPF 20‐3_091) * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: Underway cruise track measurements (CT) * Comment: Emden - Emden
This dataset contains the master track in 10 min resolution, for other resolutions please see "Further details" and Other version" references.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
4SpeedSpeedknCalculated10-min average
5CourseCoursedegCalculated10-min average
Curation Level: Enhanced curation (CurationLevelC)
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