Bullseye Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 75 kHz Deployed 2017-06-14 (Ancillary Data)

The RDI Workhorse Long Ranger ADCP 75 kHz (17432) was deployed on 2017-06-14 at Bullseye. Bullseye is a location at Clayoquot Slope, where gas hydrates, seafloor cold seeps, and hydrate dynamics are observed. This device is a Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 75 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, 22:43 (UTC) (Creation)
November 16, 2021, 00:17 (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": [ -126.84740191, 48.67075227 ], "type": "Point" }
North Bounding Latitude 48.67075227
South Bounding Latitude 48.67075227
East Bounding Longitude -126.84740191
West Bounding Longitude -126.84740191
Temporal Extent
Begin
2017-06-14
End
2018-06-30
Vertical Extent
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1259.0
Max
1259.0
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