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Physical oceanographic mooring data (temperature, salinity, velocity including ADCP ice tracking) collected from Bering Strait Moorings A2, A3, A4 in Bering Strait from 2014-07-02 to 2015-07-05 (NCEI Accession 0155760)

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This is an archive of data from moorings deployed in Bering Strait from summer 2014 to summer 2015. Mooring deployments were funded by the NSF-Arctic Observing Network award PLR-1304052 (PI: Woodgate, Heimbach and Nguyen), in collaboration with the NOAA RUSALCA (Russian-US Long Term Census of the Arctic) program.

For 2014 to 2015, a total of three moorings were deployed: two moorings (A2 and A4) in the US channel of the strait, and one mooring (A3) at a site just north of the strait. Sites A2, and A3 were established in 1990. A2 and A3 have been occupied almost continuously (all years except 96-97) since then. Site A4 was established in 2001. Mooring location A2 is in the middle of the eastern (Alaskan side) channel. Mooring location A3 is just north of the strait, immediately east of the Russian-US EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) line. Experience has shown that site A3 samples both eastern and western channel water. Mooring location A4 is close to the Alaskan coast and allows measurement of the Alaska Coastal Current.
  • Cite as: Woodgate, Rebecca (2016). Physical oceanographic mooring data (temperature, salinity, velocity including ADCP ice tracking) collected from Bering Strait Moorings A2, A3, A4 in Bering Strait from 2014-07-02 to 2015-07-05 (NCEI Accession 0155760). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0155760. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2014-07-02 to 2015-07-05
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 66.327
S: 65.745
E: -168.264
W: -168.951
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-08-10
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: 7U7J8A
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
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  • accessLevel: Public
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  • Cite as: Woodgate, Rebecca (2016). Physical oceanographic mooring data (temperature, salinity, velocity including ADCP ice tracking) collected from Bering Strait Moorings A2, A3, A4 in Bering Strait from 2014-07-02 to 2015-07-05 (NCEI Accession 0155760). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0155760. Accessed [date].
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  • oceanography
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  • Cite as: Woodgate, Rebecca (2016). Physical oceanographic mooring data (temperature, salinity, velocity including ADCP ice tracking) collected from Bering Strait Moorings A2, A3, A4 in Bering Strait from 2014-07-02 to 2015-07-05 (NCEI Accession 0155760). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0155760. Accessed [date].
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  • 2016-08-10T18:52:50Z - NCEI Accession 0155760 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: Physical oceanographic mooring data (temperature, salinity, velocity including ADCP ice tracking) (measured); Units: SI units, given in headers (insitu degC, psu, cm/s, m-ranges, db); Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: SBE16, SBE37, 300kHz RDI Workhorse ADCP; Sampling and Analyzing Method: See readme file; Data Quality Information: See readme file.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • ADCP
  • CTD
  • current meter
Platform
  • MOORINGS
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