Endeavour North Current Meter Deployed 2010-09-20

The Nortek Aquadopp Current Meter A2L2554 AQD2797 was deployed on 2010-09-20 at Endeavour North. This north section of the Endeavour Hydrothermal Vents includes two moorings to monitor the regional circulation. This device is a Current Meter. Acoustic Current Meters (ACM) measure current speed and direction, using the Doppler Effect. Aquadopp current metres have a sensor head that contains 3 acoustic transducers, a tilt sensor, a temperature sensor and a pressure sensor. The instrument transmits a short pulse of sound, and then listens to its echo to measure the change in pitch or frequency. The change in pitch can determine the velocity of the current. 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, 23:20 (UTC) (Creation)
November 16, 2021, 00:34 (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": [ -129.08227, 47.97354 ], "type": "Point" }
North Bounding Latitude 47.97354
South Bounding Latitude 47.97354
East Bounding Longitude -129.08227
West Bounding Longitude -129.08227
Temporal Extent
Begin
2010-09-20
End
2012-06-15
Vertical Extent
Min
2031.04
Max
2031.04
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