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Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study  (BATS)

Underway data

Readme file

Last update: April 2015

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For enquiries regarding the ftp site or the data please contact:


Rodney Johnson: rod.johnson@bios.edu  AND

Samuel Stevens: samuel.stevens@bios.edu


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Xxxxx represents numeric cruise identifier:


X= 1= BATS Cruise

2= Bloom Cruise

5= BATS Validation Cruise

6= Hydrostation 'S' Cruise


xxxx= Cruise Number


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BATS underway data is not QC'ed and is presented as is. Data graphs are accessible through the FTP directories, or alternatively they can be viewed by navigating through the uwhome html page or the cruise specific html pages.  Full 2 second averaged datasets (Xxxxx.uw) can be downloaded from the cruise specific html pages. 


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Contents:


ftp.bios.edu/bats/uw/A_README_UW.txt

ftp.bios.edu/bats/uw/uwhome.html

ftp.bios.edu/bats/uw/Xxxxx/

ftp.bios.edu/bats/uw/Xxxxx/Xxxxx_*.jpg

ftp.bios.edu/bats/uw/Xxxxx/Xxxxx_track.jpg

ftp.bios.edu/bats/uw/Xxxxx/Xxxxxuw.html 


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Xxxxx.uw 29/31 column matrix with format:


1= Decimal Year                     

2= Date                             

3= Time                             

4= Latitude                         

5= Longitude                        

6= TSG - Primary temperature        

7= TSG - Secondary temperature      

8= (TSG - Conductivity)             

9= TSG - Salinity                   

10= Density                          

11= Fluorometer                      

12= Air Temperature                  

13= Humidity                          

14= Pressure                         

15= Precipitation (accumulated mm)   

16= Rel wind speed - Port            

17= Rel wind direction - Port        

18= Rel wind speed - Starboard       

19= Rel wind direction - Starboard   

20= True wind speed - Port           

21= True wind direction - Port       

22= True wind speed - Starboard      

23= True wind direction - Starboard  

24= Speed Over Ground                

25= Course Over Ground               

26= Gyro (AD100) heading             

27= Gyro (ADU5) heading              

28= Pitch                            

29= Roll


Available from 01/01/14 onwards:

                             

30= Dew Point                        

31= Solar (W/m^2)                     


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Quality flags: -9, -9.9, -9.99, -999 = No data


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