Ocean Wind Time Series from Buoys (F101) Data (1976 -1984), Pacific OceanEntry ID: FW00095
Abstract: This file type contains time series measurements of wind and other
surface meteorological parameters taken at fixed locations. The
instrument arrays may be deployed on automated buoys, ships, or towers.
The data record includes values of east-west (u) and north-south (v)
wind components at specified date and time. Wind values may have been
averaged or filtered and are typically reported at time intervals of
10-15 minutes. Air temperature, atmospheric pressure, and dew point
temperatures may also be reported. Data were primarily collected in
coastal Alaska and Puget Sound, but measurements from a few specific
equatorial Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean sites are also available.
NOAAServer Codes: [OL 72 -3 -15 -150] ; nodateline obtain
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/National Oceanographic Data Center; Multiple contributors
Dataset Title: NODC Standard Format Ocean Wind Time Series from Buoys (F101) Data (1976 -1984)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Start Date: 1975-01-01Stop Date: 1984-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from which
these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations
of these data.
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: dhamilton at nodc.noaa.gov
National Oceanographic Data Center NOAA/NESDIS E/OC1 SSMC3, 4th Floor 1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
NODC Users Guide. 1992. Washington, DC: US Dept. of Commerce.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-08-20