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ITP 4 Data Description

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Plot of buoy locations.


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ITP 4 Temperature and Salinity contours.


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Composite plot of ITP profiles.


ITP 4 profiler was the first ITP configured to operate with a standard sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.  In the surface package, the GPS receiver was powered every hour to obtain locations, and buoy temperature and battery voltage status were recorded.  Only the daily status information were transmitted to the laboratory, the profiler data were retrieved directly from the instrument after recovery.

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 4 data can also be found at the links below:

Level II hourly buoy location data in ASCII format: itp4rawlocs.dat

Level III 1-Hz processed profile data in MATLAB format: itp4cormat.tar.Z and itp4cormat.zip

Level III 1-db bin-averaged processed profile data in MATLAB format: itp4final.mat
Level III 1-db bin-averaged processed profile data in ASCII format: itp4final.tar.Z and itp4final.zip

Last updated: September 3, 2014
 


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