Track of GPS-Drifter North_Sea_Drifter3 in the German Bight, Southern North Sea


Drifter position data from drifter deployments in March and October 2017 im the German Bight. The drifters were deployed from RV Heincke and RV Senckenberg. The drifter position was send every 10 minutes via the Globalstar satellite transmission service. The drifters were 0.5 m in height with a subsurface drogue which is directly to the housing. The drag area ration of the deployed configuration is R=25.6.

Metadata Access
Creator Meyerjürgens, Jens; Badewien, Thomas H; Zielinski, Oliver; Braun, Axel; Butter, Michael
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Contributor Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
Publication Year 2019
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 0 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (7.602W, 53.760S, 8.739E, 54.350N); North Sea
Temporal Coverage Begin 2017-03-14T13:17:05Z
Temporal Coverage End 2017-04-05T20:57:07Z