U.S.C.G. Data Reports:
Five Fathom Bank Lightship 38 47.3' N 74 34.6' W, 87 ft., Jan 1956 - Dec 1962 0, 30, 50, 85 Temp, Sal
Five Fathom Bank Lightship 38 47.3' N 74 34.6' W, 24 m., Jan 1963 - Dec 1967 0, 9, 15, 24 Temp, Sal
Five Fathom Bank Lightship 38 47.3' N 74 34.6' W, 28 m., Jan 1968 - Dec 1971 0, 9, 15, 28 Temp, Sal (Spotty coverage)
five.sub - Records of daily
water temperatures and salinity observations for the period
Jan. 1956 - Dec.
1971. MBT (mechanical bathythermograph) slides read at 15 meter intervals by group at Woods Hole
Oceanographic Inst. This file is data digitized from U.S.C.G. Oceanographic Reports by the Orkand company at
NCDC in fall of 1998. Information regarding keying format can be found here. See list of U.S.C.G. Report Data
above for actual depth of measurements and changes in locality and water depth of the Lightship and look here for
more background information.
five_sub.kle - Data from barnegat.sub, tab-delimited with fields labelled by K. Elder.
5fathom.ls - Subsurface
mbt (mechanical bathythermograph) data for the period
May 1965 - Sept. 1972 at 5 m
intervals given to K. Elder by George Hiemerdinger who read it from an NCDC CDROM. Information regarding formatting of data available here.
Note: Apparently there were two groups reading the mbt slides, one at Woods Hole whose work was published in the Coast Guard Reports, and the other at NCDC. The NCDC group read the slide at 5 meter intervals whereas the WH group read them at 15 meter intervals.
5fathom.txt - Data from 5fathom.ls file - most field names added, tab-delimited and sorted by K. Elder.
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