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 Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nodc.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:
National Oceanographic Data Center
User Services Branch
NOAA/NESDIS E/OC1
SSMC3, 4th Floor
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: dhamilton at nodc.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
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
Country: USA
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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: 2006-05-10
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