Ice Tethered Profiler 86 Data

Data from ITP86 deployed in August 2014


Last buoy status on 2016/9/11 230000 UTC : temperature = -1.08 C, battery = 10.38 V

Plot of ITP Buoy Status

Last position on 2016/4/10 170202 UTC : 73.7055 N, 168.6146 E

Plot of ITP Locations

Last profile (number 754) on 2015/8/26 602 UTC

Last profile mean motor current = 179.3456 mA, mean battery = 10.6182 V

Plot of ITP Profiler Engineering Data

Last profile depth: minimum = 140.1341, maximum = 759.9212 m

Last profile temperature: minimum = -1.4891, maximum = 0.74744 C

Last profile salinity: minimum = 32.4299, maximum = 34.8372

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: itp86rawlocs.dat

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

itp86grddata.tar.Z or itp86grddata.zip

ITP86 was deployed on a 1.65 m icefloe in the Beaufort Sea on August 15, 2014 at 77 22.5 N 146 8.9 W from the Korean Research vessel Araon . The ITP is operating on a typical sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.