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Surface drifter data, 2001-2002, Southern Ocean, continental margin west of Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC.
Entry ID: drifters_argos_SO


Summary
Abstract: Twenty-four surface drifters were deployed from research vessels during 4
cruises to the GLOBEC Southern Ocean study area (continental margin west of the
Antarctic Peninsula). The drifters are of the WOCE type, holly sock drogued at
15 meters, and track by the ARGOS system. Data reported are date/time, drifter
position, water temperature and drifter depth for each ARGOS observation.

Cartoon animations of the drifter tracks for year 2001 are presented in an
ancillary URL location. See related URLs for this link. We offer this file in
4 different configurations in hopes that most users will be able to
read/display this animation.

Deployments where made from the following ship/cruises:

R/V Lawrence M. Gould cruise LMG0103, Mar 26-31, 2001
R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer cruise MPB0103, May 5 - June 1, 2001
R/V Lawrence M. Gould cruise LMG0201A, Feb 12-22, 2002
R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer cruise MPB0202, April 16-23, 2002

Note: Dates and positions reported throughout this DIF are the initial drifter
deployment values/ranges.

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data;
See data object(s): "drifters_argos" and "drifter_images" (R. Limeburner
Investigator).

drifter_images is a cartoon animation of the drifter tracks, year 2001.

Geographic Coverage
 N: -66.7 S: -68.4  E: -68.1  W: -73.6

 Min Depth: 2M

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-05-05

Start Date: 2002-02-12

Start Date: 2002-04-16


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > CONTINENTAL MARGIN WEST OF ANTARCTIC PENINSULA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION >BUOY POSITION    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION >OCEAN CURRENTS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE    [Definition]


Platform
SHIPS    [Information]


Instrument
DRIFTING BUOYS    [Information]
ARGOS >ARGOS Data Collection and Position Location System    [Information]


Project
GLOBEC >Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics, IGBP    [Information]
IGBP >International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme    [Information]
U.S.GLOBEC-SO >U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics, Southern Ocean    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Use Constraints
Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with the
investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and anticipate that
the data collectors will be co-authors of published results. This extends to
model results and to data organized for retrospective studies.

The data available here are intended for scholarly use by the academic and
scientific community, with the express understanding that any such use will
properly acknowledge the originating investigator. Use or reproduction of any
material herein for any commercial purpose is prohibited without prior written
permission from the U.S. GLOBEC Data Management Office.

Complete "use statement" can be found at:
http://globec.whoi.edu/globec-dir/data-acknowledgement-policy.html


Keywords
U.S. GLOBEC
circulation
drifting buoys
near surface currents
currents
water temperature


Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://globec.whoi.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT C. GROMAN
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA

Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://www.bco-dmo.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT C. GROMAN
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA


Personnel
DICKY ALLISON
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA


RICHARD LIMEBURNER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 508-289-2539
Fax: 508-457-2181
Email: rlimeburner at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
MS #21 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-24



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