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Data Set ID:
G01359

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.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -59, S: -71, E: 0, W: -53

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 22 November 1990 to 11 April 1998
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Ocean Pressure > Water Pressure
  • Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature
Platform(s) BUOYS, FIELD SURVEYS, FIXED OBSERVATION STATIONS
Sensor(s): UPWARD LOOKING SONAR
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Sabine Harms, E. Fahrbach, Volker Strass

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N58G8HM9. [Date Accessed].
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