Title

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler, Serial Sensor, and Shipboard Computer System data from R/V Point Sur cruise DP04 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, August 5-18, 2016

Document Type

Dataset

Publication Date

3-16-2017

UDI

R4.x257.226:0013

Funding Source

RFP-IV

Data Collection Period

2016-08-05 to 2016-08-18

Database

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC)

DOI

10.7266/N7NZ85QG

Abstract

This dataset contains Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), serial sensor, shipboard computer system (SCS) measurements, the ship load and cruise track data from aboard the R/V Point Sur for cruise DP04 for an area encompassing roughly 27°N to 28°N and 86.5°W to 90°W. Data were collected August 5-18, 2016. The overall purpose of this cruise was to perform deep water sampling of in-situ seawater and associated fauna.

Purpose

To provide location and other ship operation parameters from DEEPEND cruise DP04 for research and publication.

File Format(s)

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