Time series of moored current meter measurements archived in the Institute of Ocean Sciences database, 1965 to present

This dataset contains time series measurements collected by Fisheries and Oceans Canada's (DFO) Institute of Ocean Sciences (IOS) using moored current meters. Current meters were deployed and monitored by DFO staff and partner organizations during scientific surveys conducted from 1965 to present. The variables measured include current speed and direction, temperature, depth and pressure. For inquiries, please contact (DFO.PAC.SCI.IOSData-DonneesISO.SCI.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca).

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Licence: government-open-license-canada

Data and Resources

Dates

Metadata Reference Date(s) January 13, 2022 (Publication)
Dataset Reference Date(s) September 18, 1965 (Creation)
Frequency of Update As Needed

Citation

Dataset extent

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Sub Surface Temperature
  • Subsurface currents
  • Other
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Maintenance Note Generated from https://cioos-siooc.github.io/metadata-entry-form
Point of Contact
Point of Contact 1
Affiliation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Email
DFO.PAC.SCI.IOSData-DonneesISO.SCI.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Role
Custodian
Responsible Party
Responsible Party 1
Affiliation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Email
DFO.PAC.SCI.IOSData-DonneesISO.SCI.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Role
Owner
Distributor
Distributor 1
Affiliation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Email
DFO.PAC.SCI.IOSData-DonneesISO.SCI.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Role
Distributor
Spatial Extent {"type": "Point", "coordinates": [-123.5, 48.65]}
North Bounding Latitude 48.65
South Bounding Latitude 48.65
East Bounding Longitude -123.5
West Bounding Longitude -123.5
Temporal Extent
Begin
1965-09-18
Vertical Extent
Min
0.0
Max
317.0
Default Locale English