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Voss, Maren (2021): Master tracks in different resolutions of METEOR cruise M174, Las Palmas - Emden, 2021-04-12 - 2021-05-29. PANGAEA,

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Raw data acquired by position sensors on board RV METEOR during expedition M174 were processed to receive a validated master track which can be used as reference of further expedition data. During M174 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.
Related to:
Voss, Maren; Burtscher, Emma; Choisnard, Noémie; Fernández Carrera, Ana; Fröhberg, Nico; Hollister, Adrienne; Loick-Wilde, Natalie; Mohrholz, Volker; Montoya, Joseph P; Panthalil, Bhavya; Stelzer, Martin; Subramaniam, Ajit; Umbricht, Jacqueline; Waggoner, Emily (2021): Nitrogen cycling and physical processes in the Amazon River plume, Cruise No. M 174, 12/04/2021 - 30/05/2021, Las Palmas (Spain) - Emden (Germany). METEOR-Berichte, Gutachterpanel Forschungsschiffe, M174, 40 pp,
Other version:
Voss, Maren (2021): Master track of METEOR cruise M174 in 1 sec resolution (zipped, 27.2 MB). Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, PANGAEA,
Median Latitude: 17.600549 * Median Longitude: -39.218415 * South-bound Latitude: -0.597605 * West-bound Longitude: -56.791144 * North-bound Latitude: 53.665132 * East-bound Longitude: 7.188700
Date/Time Start: 2021-04-12T06:20:00 * Date/Time End: 2021-05-29T13:47:00
M174-track * Latitude Start: 28.150000 * Longitude Start: -15.420000 * Latitude End: 53.335700 * Longitude End: 7.201100 * Date/Time Start: 2021-04-12T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2021-05-29T00:00:00 * Campaign: M174 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: Underway cruise track measurements (CT) * Comment: Las Palmas - 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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