Folger Deep Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 300 kHz Deployed 2012-06-12 (Current Data)

The RDI Workhorse Monitor ADCP 300 kHz (9273) was deployed on 2012-06-12 at Folger Deep. Folger Deep is a deep location in Folger Passage near a pillar-like seamount, where productivity and marine mammals are observed. This device is a Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 300 kHz. Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCP) are hydroacoustic instruments, similar to sonars. ADCPs measure current speed and direction at multiple predetermined depths simultaneously. ADCPs use the Doppler effect of sound waves that are scattered by particles in seawater over a depth range. It was deployed on a fixed platform. Data from this deployment were archived and made available through Ocean Networks Canada's Oceans 2.0 digital infrastructure, with quality assurance and derived data products following established practices.

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Metadata Reference Date(s) July 22, 2020, 22:21 (UTC) (Creation)
November 16, 2021, 00:01 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) November 16, 2021 (Creation)
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Responsible Party 1
Name
Ocean Networks Canada Society
Email
datastewardship@oceannetworks.ca
Role
Custodian

Field Value
Ocean Variables Surface Currents
Scope Dataset
Status Completed
Spatial Extent { "coordinates": [ -125.28095, 48.813775 ], "type": "Point" }
North Bounding Latitude 48.813775
South Bounding Latitude 48.813775
East Bounding Longitude -125.28095
West Bounding Longitude -125.28095
Temporal Extent
Begin
2012-06-12
End
2013-05-17
Vertical Extent
Min
94.0
Max
94.0
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