Current speed data collected using drifting buoy in the TOGA area as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / North Pacific Experiment / Hawaii-Tahiti Shuttle (IDOE/NORPAX/HITIS) project from 07 February 1979 to 17 December 1980 (NCEI Accession 8200021)

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This accession contains data from Drifting Buoys deployed during the Hawaii/Tahiti Shuttle Experiment between February 7, 1979 and December 17, 1980. Data consists of information transmitted from buoy in TOGA Area, Pacific (30 N to 30 S) to orbiting satellite and received by the Argos System of Centre Spatial de Toulouse. Typical parameters for these records are: platform number, julian date, time, location index, initial altitude and frequency, latitude/longitude, speed in degrees/day and transmission frequency. The original data submitted in three tapes in binary form have been converted to current NODC data storage format.
  • Cite as: Patzert, William C; University of California - San Diego > Scripps Institution of Oceanography (2010). Current speed data collected using drifting buoy in the TOGA area as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / North Pacific Experiment / Hawaii-Tahiti Shuttle (IDOE/NORPAX/HITIS) project from 07 February 1979 to 17 December 1980 (NCEI Accession 8200021). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/8200021. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1979-02-07 to 1980-12-17
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30
S: 30
E: -120
W: -180
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Drifting buoy data during the Hawaii/Tahiti shuttle experiment (1979-1980) / by William C. Patzert, Gerard J. McNally, Claudia F. Barton
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-18
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
The publication listed below is related to the data collection and is available from the NOAA Central Library:

Drifting buoy data during the Hawaii/Tahiti shuttle experiment (1979-1980). [La Jolla, Calif. : Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, 1981?].
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Patzert, William C; University of California - San Diego > Scripps Institution of Oceanography (2010). Current speed data collected using drifting buoy in the TOGA area as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / North Pacific Experiment / Hawaii-Tahiti Shuttle (IDOE/NORPAX/HITIS) project from 07 February 1979 to 17 December 1980 (NCEI Accession 8200021). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/8200021. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • DRIFTING BUOYS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • IDOE > International Decade of Ocean Exploration
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Patzert, William C; University of California - San Diego > Scripps Institution of Oceanography (2010). Current speed data collected using drifting buoy in the TOGA area as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / North Pacific Experiment / Hawaii-Tahiti Shuttle (IDOE/NORPAX/HITIS) project from 07 February 1979 to 17 December 1980 (NCEI Accession 8200021). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/8200021. Accessed [date].
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Processing Steps
  • 2010-12-18T13:21:58Z - NCEI Accession 8200021 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • buoy - drifting buoy
Last Modified: 2018-10-31T17:13:55Z
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