Folger Deep Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 300 kHz Deployed 2009-08-28 (Ancillary Data)

The RDI Workhorse Monitor ADCP 300 kHz (9273) was deployed on 2009-08-28 at Folger Deep. Folger Deep is a deep location in Folger Passage near a pillar-like seamount, where productivity and marine mammals are observed. This device is a Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 300 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 5, 2021, 17:42 (UTC) (Creation)
October 14, 2021, 14:31 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) October 13, 2021 (Creation)
Frequency of Update As Needed

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables Surface Currents
Scope Dataset
Status Completed
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact
  • Name: Ocean Networks Canada Society
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Custodian
Responsible Party
  • Individual Name: Ocean Networks Canada Society
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Custodian
Spatial Extent {"coordinates":[-125.28096,48.813775],"type":"Point"}
North Bounding Latitude 48.813775
South Bounding Latitude 48.813775
East Bounding Longitude -125.28096
West Bounding Longitude -125.28096
Temporal Extent Begin: 2009-08-28
End: 2011-07-19
Vertical Extent Min: 100.0
Max: 100.0
Default Locale English
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