Station FP1 Site History

History Summary

Station Name FP1
Latitude 00° 00' N
Longitude 20° 01' W
Depth 2700 m
Units dbars
Sample Interval Hourly
Time Reference GMT (00-23 Hours)
Contributors Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory,
Joseph Proudman Building, Liverpool. U.K.
Instrument Type Paroscientific Digiquartz pressure transducer with temperature recorded.
Period 3 Feb 1983 - 24 Sep 1984

This file contains merged data from two separate deployments at almost the same position. See Cartwright et al., Journal of Geophysical Research, 92(C1) 725-741 1987 for details. Depth given is approximate and pressures are relative.

Quality Assessment

The long-term drift has been removed from the pressure measurements. Contributors recommend use of presrl02 as presrl01 is 'noisy'.