The Current Meter
Data Assembly Center (CMDAC) has assembled a uniformly-processed,
high-quality set of WOCE current meter records. All of the records
have been examined and brought up to a single, uniform standard. In
practice this means that unrealistic spikes were removed and runs
of clearly bad data, due to instrument malfunctions, were excised.
The DVD contains
both the original current meter records, as supplied by the PI, and
modified versions in cases that required clean-up. Data that have
been modified by CMDAC are flagged and brief comments describing the
changes can be called up.
had responsibility for passing the WOCE current meter records to
the national archive, the US National Oceanographic Data Center
(NODC). These data were made available to NODC as soon as they came
into the public domain.