South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study, Data Report for Observations, October 2003 - April 2004

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Epic Key | Symbol | Description | Datafile(s) |
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Coordinate Variables | |||

624 | time | time (true Julian day) | ALL |

624 | time2 | time (milliseconds since 0:00 GMT) | ALL |

3 | depth | depth (m) | adc, arc, aqc,advvp, pcvp, stdMet |

r | distance from ABS sensor head (m) | abss | |

pctile | percentiles calculated with ABS data | abss | |

burst | burst number (counts) | adwp, arwp, aqwp, advvp, pcvp, abss | |

frequency | frequency (Hz) | adwp,arwp, aqwp | |

direction | direction (degrees) | adwp | |

9991 | xcoord | Distance from sonar in the x-direction (m) | im |

9992 | ycoord | Distance from sonar in the y-direction (m) | im |

500 | lat | latitude (degrees north) | ALL |

502 | lon | longitude (degrees east) | ALL |

Record Variables | |||

21 | AT_21 | air temperature (°C) | stdMet |

915 | BP_915 | barometric pressure (mbar) | stdMet |

922 | VIS_922 | visibility (miles) | stdMet |

951 | DP_951 | dew point (°C) | stdMet |

25 | T_25 | sea surface temperature (°C) | stdMet |

412 | WD_412 | wind direction meteorological convention (degrees true) | stdMet |

402 | WG_402 | wind gust (m/s) | stdMet |

401 | WS_401 | wind speed (m/s) | stdMet |

422 | WU_422 | eastward wind velocity component (cm/s) | stdMet |

423 | WV_423 | westward wind velocity component (cm/s) | stdMet |

4062 | wd_4062 | mean wave direction (degrees true) | stdMet |

5000 | flow | Average daily river discharge (m^3/s) | river |

310 | CD_310 | current direction (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

300 | CS_300 | current speed (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp |

18 | hght_18 | sea surface height (m) | adc, adwp, arwp, aqwp |

1239 | hght_std | sea surface height standard deviation (m) | arwp |

4 | P_4 | pressure (pa) | arc, aqc |

4023 | P_4023 | average burst pressure (mbar) | advvp, pcvp |

850 | SDP_850 | Std. Dev. Pressure (mbar) | advvp, pcvp |

51 | C_51 | conductivity (S/m) | sc, mc |

40 | S_40 | salinity (ppt) | sc, mc |

71 | STH_71 | sigma-theta (kg/m^{3}) |
sc, mc |

28 | T_28 | temperature ITS_1990 Standard (°C) | sc, mc |

4211 | CTDTMP_4211 | temperature (°C) | advvp |

4218 | CTDCON_4218 | conductivity (S/m) | advvp |

4214 | CTDSAL_4214 | salinity (PSU) | advvp |

20 | T_20 | temperature (°C) | PT |

1 | P_1 | Pressure (DB) | PT |

1211 | Tx_1211 | transducer temperature (°C) | adc, ARGN, AQDP, ADV, PCADP |

1201 | Werr_1201 | error velocity (cm/s) | adc |

1202 | AGC_1202 | average echo intensity (counts) | adc |

1203 | PGd_1203 | percent good pings (counts) | adc |

1205 | u_1205 | eastward current velocity component (cm/s) | adc, ARGN, AQDP, ADV, PCADP |

u_1205min | minimum eastward current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp | |

u_1205max | maximum eastward current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp | |

4097 | USTD_4097 | Std. Dev. of eastward current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp |

ResU | Mean resolution velocity eastward (cm/s) | pcvp | |

u_dmean | Ratio of means for burst after points QA/QC'd | advvp | |

u_dvar | Ratio of variances for burst after points QA/QC'd | advvp | |

1206 | v_1206 | northward current velocity component (cm/s) | adc, arc, aqc, advvp, pcvp |

v_1206min | minimum northward current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp | |

v_1206max | maximum northward current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp | |

4098 | VSTD_4098 | Std. Dev. of northward current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp |

ResV | Mean resolution velocity northward (cm/s) | pcvp | |

v_dmean | Ratio of means for burst after points QA/QC'd | advvp | |

v_dvar | Ratio of variances for burst after points QA/QC'd | advvp | |

1204 | w_1204 | vertical current velocity component (cm/s) | adc, arc, aqc, advvp, pcvp |

w_1204min | minimum vertical current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp | |

w_1204max | maximum vertical current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp | |

4099 | WSTD_4099 | Std. Dev. of vertical current velocity component (cm/s) | advvp, pcvp |

ResW | Mean resolution velocity vertical (cm/s) | pcvp | |

w_dmean | Ratio of means for burst after points QA/QC'd | advvp | |

w_dvar | Ratio of variances for burst after points QA/QC'd | advvp | |

brange | Sensor range to boundary (m) | advvp, pcvp | |

vrange | Volume range to boundary (m) | advvp | |

1215 | Hdg_1215 | Median INST Heading (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

1216 | Ptch_1216 | Median INST Pitch (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

1217 | Roll_1217 | Median INST Roll (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

1218 | HSD_1218 | INST Heading Std. Dev. (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

1219 | PSD_1219 | INST Pitch Std. Dev. (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

1220 | RSD_1220 | INST Roll Std. Dev. (degrees) | advvp, pcvp |

981 | Sed*_981 | Sediment concentration (g/l) | obs |

56 | NEP*_56 | Backscatter intensity (nephylometer) | obs |

4074 | adv_nbad | Count of bad velocity points in burst | advvp |

4061 | wh_4061 | significant wave height (m) | adwp, arwp, aqwp, stdMet |

4060 | wp_4060 | mean wave period (s) | adwp, stdMet |

4063 | dwp_4063 | dominant wave period (s) | adwp, stdMet |

4064 | mwh_4064 | maximum wave height (m) | adwp |

4063 | wp_peak | peak wave period (s) | adwp, arwp, aqwp |

4062 | wvdir | peak wave direction (degrees true) | adwp, aqwp |

dspec | directional wave energy spectrum (mm^{2}/Hz/degree) |
adwp | |

pspec | pressure-derived non-directional wave energy spectrum (mm/Hz^{1/2}) |
adwp, aqwp | |

sspec | surface-derived non-directional wave energy spectrum (mm/Hz^{1/2}) |
adwp | |

vspec | velocity-derived non-directional wave energy spectrum (mm/Hz^{1/2}) |
adwp, aqwp | |

dfreq | Frequency band width (HZ) | aqwp | |

spread | Wave spreading (degrees) | aqwp | |

badBursts | bad ABS bursts | abs | |

1900 | abs_trans*_mean | mean ABS transducer amplitude (ABS units) | abs |

1901 | abs_trans*_mean_sq | mean squared ABS transducer amplitude (ABS units^{2}) |
abs |

1902 | abs_trans*_std | standard deviation ABS transducer amplitude (ABS units) | abs |

1903 | abs_trans*_std_sq | standard deviation squared ABS transducer amplitude (ABS units^{2}) |
abs |

1904 | abs_trans*_pctl | ABS percentiles (ABS units) | abs |

1905 | abs_trans*_pctl_sq | ABS percentiles squared (ABS units^{2}) |
abs |

sonar_image | Imagenex Sonar Image | im |

sc = Seacat variables | pt = pressure variables | ||

mc = Microcat Variables | advvp = ADV water flow variables | ||

adc = ADCP water flow variables | pcvp = PCADP water flow variables | ||

adwp = ADCP wave variables | obs = OBS sediment variables | ||

arc = Argonaut water flow variables | abss = ABS sediment variables | ||

arwp = Argonaut wave variables | im = Rotating sonar variables | ||

aqc = Aquadopp water flow variables | stdMet = standard meteorological variables | ||

aqwp = Aquadopp wave variables | river = river discharge variables |

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