Drake Passage South SD2/9294 Site History

History Summary

Station Name SD2
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.

Instrument Locations

Observational Period Latitude Longitude Depth(m)
13Nov1992 - 26Nov1993 60° 50.99' S 054° 42.88' W 1020
27Nov1993 - 21Nov1994 60° 50.98' S 054° 42.84' W 1020

Quality Assessment

The datum of the pressure measurements is not maintained from one deployment to the next. Depths given are approximate and pressures are relative.

Long-term drift has been removed from the data.

Period Comments
Nov 1992 - Nov 1993 Contributor recommends use of pressure channel 1.
Possible problems with temperature time series,
resulting in questionable fluctuations in pressure channels.
Nov 1993 - Nov 1994 None.