SOG Drifter Buoy Deployment Log
2001
Drifter Buoy serial # Date Time (GMT) Lat Deg Lat Min Long Deg Long Min Comments
A1a 30460 3/26/2001 2149 67 02.400' S 69 03.000' W a1 mooring
A1b 30460 4/21/2001 1647 69 01.680' S 68 45.600' W after time gap
A2 26373 3/30/2001 456 68 19.920' S 69 42.109' W
A3 22406 3/30/2001 722 68 06.162' S 70 31.797' W b3
A4 30461 3/30/2001 1132 67 45.216' S 71 58.957' W
A5 30458 3/31/2001 18 66 52.331' S 70 01.168' W a2
A6 30459 3/31/2001 1500 66 44.543' S 71 00.012' W a3
A7 22405 5/3/2001 639 67 20.809' S 69 41.768' W
A8 26367 5/5/2001 1924 67 30.800' S 70 40.600' W
A9 22956 5/7/2001 649 68 11.000' S 68 11.000' W
A10 26369 5/8/2001 825 68 13.600' S 69 40.400' W
A11 22957 5/16/2001 100 68 26.123' S 73 39.205' W
A12 26371 5/26/2001 1815 68 05.300' S 70 25.000' W
A13 26372 5/27/2001 14 67 47.285' S 69 44.784' W
A14 26368 6/1/2001 652 66 36.668' S 69 06.450' W
2002
A15 24476 2/19/2002 37 68 11.600' S 69 38.710' W c1-c2
A16 24477 2/13/2002 221 66 40.150' S 69 30.010' W s8
A17 25119 2/19/2002 1144 68 14.040' S 70 01.060' W c2
A18 25120 2/18/2002 2333 68 03.200' S 69 22.000' W c1
A19 25180 2/12/2002 1503 66 04.010' S 68 07.920' W
A20 25181 2/22/2002 115 68 05.630' S 70 30.400' W c3 (old b2)
A21 23133 4/23/2002 48 67 59.424' S 68 46.247' W
A22 23134 4/16/2002 1612 66 28.240' S 69 39.255' W
A23 23898 4/22/2002 932 67 40.450' S 69 35.498' W
A24 23899 4/16/2002 736 66 41.000' S 68 56.250' W
Drifters - ARGOS, WOCE type, holly sock drogue @ 15 m
note: file a1.dat was slit into 2 files, a1a.dat and a1b.dat due to a
gap in the drifter data
Data (ascii) Format
Column 1 - Julian day used in Matlab
Julian day 2440000 began at 0000 hours, May 23, 1968
Column 2 - longitude - decimal degrees
Column 3 - latitude - decimal degrees
Column 4 - sea surface temperature C - uncorrected, has errors
Column 5 - drifter submergence - uncorrected, has errors
Column 6 - year