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AWI Moored ULS Data, Weddell Sea (1990-1998), Version 1

This data set consists of moored Upward Looking Sonar (ULS) data from 14 stations in the Weddell Sea. Parameters in the processed data files are water pressure, water temperature, draft, and a flag to indicate if the instrument is under ice. Raw data files contain additional parameters. These data were contributed by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, in 1999. Data are available via ftp.

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  • Sea Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness > ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • Ocean Pressure > Water Pressure > WATER PRESSURE
  • Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature > WATER TEMPERATURE
Data Format(s):
Spatial Coverage:
N: -59, 
S: -71, 
E: 0, 
W: -53
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):UPWARD LOOKING SONAR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 22 November 1990 to 11 April 1998
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Sabine Harms, E. Fahrbach, Volker Strass

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Harms, S., E. Fahrbach, and V. H. Strass. 2001. AWI Moored ULS Data, Weddell Sea (1990-1998), Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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