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Surface Current and Meteorological Data from Drifting Buoys (F156)
Entry ID: FW00221

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Summary
Abstract: This data type contains time series ocean circulation data determined by
tracking the movement of drifting buoys, drogues or other instrumented devices.
Movement is reported as point-to-point geographic locations determined by
shore-based, surface ship, aircraft or satellite observations. Data from both
ocean currents and sea ice movement can be reported in this format over time
periods ranging ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: NOAA Server page.

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Max Altitude: -URFAC

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/National Oceanographic Data Center; Multiple contributors
Dataset Title: NODC Standard Format Drifting Buoy (F156) Data (1975 - Present)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-09-13
Instrument
DRIFTING BUOYS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints Contact NODC User Services for drifting buoy data
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.
Originating Center
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NODC USER SERVICES
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: NODC.Services at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, 4th floor
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: ncei.info at noaa.gov
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Publications/References
NODC Users Guide. 1992. Washington, DC: US Dept. of Commerce.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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