Survey Identifier: WOCE_A15

Format Acronym: MGD77
Data Center File Number: 02030038
Parameters Surveyed Code: 51111
Source Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Country: USA
Platform Name: RV Knorr
Platform Type Code: 1
Platform Type: SHIP
Chief Scientist(s): WM Smethie , LDEO
Project: WOCE EXPOCODE 316N142_3, A15
Survey Departure Date (yyyymmdd): 19940403
Port of Departure: Recife
Survey Arrival Date (yyyymmdd): 19940521
Port of Arrival: Salvador,Brazil
Navigation Instrumentation: Satellite
Geodetic Datum/Position: Prim - Satellite,
Bathymetry Instrumentation: 12khz PDR manual digitise, carter corre
Additional Forms of Bathymetric Data: cted
Topmost Latitude of Survey: 08
Bottommost Latitude: -32
Leftmost Longitude: -039
Rightmost Longitude: -017
General Digitizing Rate of Bathymetry: 010
General Sampling Rate of Bathymetry: 1/5 minutes
Assumed Sound Velocity: 15000
Additional Documentation: Data reviewed by Peter Hunter, GEBCO office from files assembled by, James Crease, WOCE DIU from files provided by Ch Scientists, NGDC CHANGED LATITUDE VALUES FROM + TO - IN RECORDS FROM DATE/TIME, 940407 0250 TO 940408 0155, FROM 940418 0258 TO 940419 0456, FROM 940419 0549 TO 940419 0553; CHANGES SUPPORTED BY NAVIGATION IN SUMFILE, ON WOCE WEB SITE.
Number of Data Records: 66822

Min/Max Data Record:
Date: 1994 04 04
Latitude: -32.00079
Longitude: -38.55669
Bathymetry, Corrected Depth: 76.0

Min/Max Data Record:
Date: 1994 05 21
Latitude: +7.50100
Longitude: -17.87739
Bathymetry, Corrected Depth: 6422.0