Ice Tethered Profiler 81 Data

Data from ITP81 deployed in August 2014


Last buoy status on 2015/9/7 230102 UTC : temperature = 2.41 C, battery = 8.41 V

Plot of ITP Buoy Status

Last position on 2015/9/7 230102 UTC : 75.811 N, 135.2871 W

Plot of ITP Locations

Last profile (number 671) on 2015/7/18 2 UTC

Last profile mean motor current = 109.314 mA, mean battery = 10.6511 V

Plot of ITP Profiler Engineering Data

Last profile depth: minimum = 8.0357, maximum = 760.4674 m

Last profile temperature: minimum = -1.4117, maximum = 0.75237 C

Last profile salinity: minimum = 27.7589, maximum = 34.8586

Composite Plot of ITP T & S Profiles

Plot of ITP T & S Contours

The raw GPS buoy location data are available in an ASCII file: itp81rawlocs.dat

Depth averaged profiler data files (with interpolated location) are available in two formats:

itp81grddata.tar.Z or itp81grddata.zip

ITP81 was deployed on a 1.6 m thick icefloe in the north Beaufort Gyre on August 18, 2014 at 79 56.2 N, 158 38.2 W from the R/V Xuelong (Snow Dragon) as part of the CHINARE 2014 Expedition. The ITP is operating on a standard sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.