Falkland-Signy Transect South Station (FS3) Site History

History Summary

Station Name FS3
Time Reference GMT (00-23 Hours)
Units dbars
Sample Interval Hourly
Contributors Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Joseph Proudman Building, Liverpool. U.K.
Instrument Type Paroscientific Digiquartz pressure transducer with temperature recorded.

Site Locations

Observational Period Latitude Longitude Depth(m)
14Nov1989 - 24Nov1990 60° 02.23' S 047° 05.99' W 2180
23Nov1990 - 07Jan1992 60° 03.10' S 047° 05.10' W 2010
07Jan1992 - 23Nov1992 60° 03.10' S 047° 10.00' W 2267

Datum of the pressure measurements is not maintained from one deployment to the next, depths given are approximate, pressures are relative.

Quality Assessment

Period Comments
Nov 1989 - Nov 1990 Recommend use PRESRL02. PRESRL01 last data 10 Jun 1990. PRESRL03 data starts 02 Jan 1990.
Nov 1990 - Jan 1992 Recommend use PRESRL01 or PRESRL03. PRESRL02 - batteries failed mid Dec 1991.
Jan 1992 - Nov 1992 Contributors recommend use of PRESRL02 or PRESRL03.
Timing corrected by the contributors: 15 minutes have been added to the timing of each scan.