Parameter: turbulent_velocity_east

Id
PD551
Display Name
Eastward Turbulent Point Seawater Velocity
Standard Name
Unit
mm s-1
Fill Value
-9999
Precision
Parameter Function
Data Product Identifier
VELPTTU-VLE_L0
Data Product Type
Unprocessed Data
Data Level
0
Parameter Function Map
Description

Turbulent Point Water Velocity is the measurement of current velocity, which can be used to derive turbulence data. Current velocity is measured within a 1 cm3 box by transmitting a sound pulse from the center transducer. The instrument measures the Doppler shift introduced by the reflections from particles suspended in the water, which is picked up by the 3 receivers that surround the center transducer. This data product is the unprocessed eastward turbulent point water velocity component.

Parameter Type
quantity
Value Encoding
int16