Drifting buoy observations from the Weddell Sea, 12/2004-
Entry ID: FIMR_ISPOL_BUOYS

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Summary
Abstract: 3 drifting buoys were deployed on ice floes on the Weddell Sea (68 degrees S,
55 degrees W) in November-December 2004, as a part of the international
expedition Ice Station Polarstern (ISPOL, http://www.ispol.de/). These ice
beacons were manufactured by Metocean, and measured GPS location, air pressure
and air temperature. The data were transmitted using the Argos system.

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Description: Ice Station POLarstern
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.55   S: -68.4   E: -28.19   W: -61.73

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Launiainen J., Johansson M., Kosloff P., Finnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Dataset Title: Drifting buoy observations from the Weddell Sea, 12/2004-
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Release Place: Helsinki, Finland
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-11-28
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: hourly
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Platform
BUOYS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Finnish Institute of Marine Research, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fimr.fi/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOUKO LAUNIAINEN
Phone: +358-9-613 941
Fax: +358-9-323 2970
Email: jouko.launiainen at fimr.fi
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 2
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: FIN-00561
Country: FINLAND
Distribution
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Format: ascii
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +358-9-613 941
Fax: +358-9-323 2970
Email: jouko.launiainen at fimr.fi
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 2
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: FIN-00561
Country: FINLAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-11-08
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