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Lena River ADCP Transects

Summary

This data set consists of Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) transect stream sampling of the Lena River taken from the Moskovskii-11 hydrographic survey vessel. A vessel-mounted 1200-kHz RDI Workhorse Sentinel ADCP was used to collect the data from a hydrographic launch deployed from the Moskovski-11 River Vessel. The data were recorded using WinRiver software. This software is available for download from Teledyne RD Instruments (link below) to read the raw binary data files.

A list of cruises with dates and lat/lons is included in the cruises.txt file. These data are part of a larger examination of the effects of anthropogenic activity and global warming on freshwater and organic carbon input to the Arctic Ocean from the Lena River for the last 50-150 years, under National Science Foundation (NSF) award #0229737.

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  • 1.0 (2008-11-18)
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Spatial Type point
Language English
Grant Code 0229737
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  • inlandWaters
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2003-06-22 05:14:00
End datetime 2003-07-12 06:34:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 71.83, Minimum (South) Latitude: 56.78
Minimum (West) Longitude: 105.75, Maximum (East) Longitude: 127.24

Primary point of contact information

Straud J. Armstrong <straudarmstrong@yahoo.com>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Karabonov, E., Armstrong, S., Williams, D. 2008. Lena River ADCP Transects. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D68S4N2M. Accessed 14 Jun 2021.

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