Moored Current Meter Data from Institute of Ocean Sciences

This dataset contain observations made by the Institute of Ocean Sciences of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) using moored current meters. The current meters were deployed by DFO and on scientific cruises between 1965 to present. Variables present in the dataset include Location, Time, Pressure, Current Velocities, and Temperature. For any questions please contact (

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Metadata Reference Date(s) March 31, 2021, 21:23 (UTC) (Revision)
April 1, 2021, 00:00 (UTC) (Publication)
Dataset Reference Date(s) September 18, 1965 (Creation)
Frequency of Update As Needed


Dataset extent

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Sub Surface Currents
  • Sub Surface Temperature
  • Other
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Maintenance Note Generated from
Point of Contact
  • Affiliation: Institute of Ocean Sciences
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Custodian
Responsible Party
  • Organisation Name / Affiliation: Institute of Ocean Sciences
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Owner
Spatial Extent {"type": "Point", "coordinates": [-123.5, 48.65]}
North Bounding Latitude 48.65
South Bounding Latitude 48.65
East Bounding Longitude -123.5
West Bounding Longitude -123.5
Temporal Extent Begin: 1965-09-18
Vertical Extent Min: 0.0
Max: 317.0
Default Locale English
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