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ITP22 Data Description

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Plot of buoy locations.


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ITP22 temperature and salinity contours


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Composite plot of ITP temperature and salinity contours.


The ITP profiler was configured to operate with a standard sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 750 m depth each day.  In the surface package, the GPS receiver was powered hourly to obtain locations, and buoy temperature and battery voltage status were recorded. Despite the fact that the profiler only transmitted data for the first 7 days of operation, the surface package continued for over 2 years, however no GPS locations could be obtained for 252 and 45 days periods when the buoy was presumably submerged in ice.

The plots to the right are of the final, calibrated, edited data (as opposed to the raw data presented on the active instrument pages).

 

See the Data Products tab to the left for descriptions of the three levels (I, II, III) of data processing and to access all data.

ITP 22 data can also be found at the links below:

Level II hourly buoy location data in ASCII format: itp22rawlocs.dat

Level III 1-Hz processed profile data in MATLAB format: itp22cormat.tar.Z and itp22cormat.zip

Level III 1-db bin-averaged processed profile data in MATLAB format: itp22final.mat
Level III 1-db bin-averaged processed profile data in ASCII format: itp22final.tar.Z and itp22final.zip



Last updated: October 23, 2014
 


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