Parameter: water_velocity_north

Id
PD715
Display Name
Northward Seawater Velocity
Standard Name
northward_sea_water_velocity
Unit
mm s-1
Fill Value
-32768
Precision
Parameter Function
Data Product Identifier
VELPROF-VLN_L0
Data Product Type
Unprocessed Data
Data Level
0
Parameter Function Map
Description

A Velocity Profile includes water velocity (speed & direction) throughout the depth range of an ADCP sensor. This instance is the northward seawater velocity component.

Parameter Type
array<quantity>
Value Encoding
int16