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Water current readings from the North East mooring in Jervis Bay (Honeymoon Bay): 13/9/90 - 30/10/90

A current meter mooring was deployed in the NE section of Jervis Bay (35.0623S, 150.7672E) between 13/9/90 and 30/10/90. This mooring held two S4 Interocean current meters at depths of 11.5m and 5.5m.

Each of these current meters provided two datasets. In the first, the meter integrates the signals over 2 minutes every 10 minutes, providing 10 min sample readings. The second decimated the samples using a running mean to provide hourly intervals.

The data provided includes the eastern and northern tidal components, speed, direction and temperature. The datasets providing the 10 minute sample values also give depth and salinity readings.

Users should be aware that there appears to be some distortion of data within these files. For example, the depth data recorded by the meter maintained around 11.5m produced negative values and also readings of 132m! Salinity readings from the 5.5m current meter are also missing for the start of the record.

Unfortunately one dataset is missing from this collection: The decimated hourly intervals for the meter at 5.5m have not been located, and are therefore not provided in this record

This is one of four child records that relate to the parent, 84d67460-2ae4-11dd-a735-00188b4c0af8. A pdf outlining the structure and hierarchy of all metadata records relating to this project is available to download through this record. Also available is a pdf of a published working paper documenting this experiment and the results.

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Field Value
Title Water current readings from the North East mooring in Jervis Bay (Honeymoon Bay): 13/9/90 - 30/10/90
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Other
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency notPlanned
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/dataset/9f9e5dc5-d7a8-4fde-82cc-1ba61078799d
Date Published 2017-06-24
Date Updated 2017-06-24
Contact Point
Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA)
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[150.5, -35.5], [151.5, -35.5], [151.5, -34.5], [150.5, -34.5], [150.5, -35.5]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Australian Oceans Data Network CSW Harvester
Publisher/Agency Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA)
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