Mouth of Placentia Bay Buoy

A 3 m. diameter meteorological / oceanographic buoy built by AXYS Environmental Technologies of Sidney, British Columbia. The buoy is positioned at the mouth of Placentia Bay in water depth of about 230 m.The buoy is capable of measuring a variety of atmospheric and surface conditions: wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, sea surface temperature, current speed, current direction, wave height, wave direction and wave period. The buoy is also equipped with an Aids to Navigation Information System (ATONiS) allowing direct transmittal of the buoy data to a ship's bridge.

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Dates

Metadata Created September 25, 2020, 19:31 (UTC)
Metadata Updated September 25, 2020, 19:31 (UTC)
Temporal Extent Begin August 18, 2006
Temporal Extent End September 25, 2020
Reference Date(s) August 18, 2006 (Creation)
September 25, 2020 (Revision)

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Sea Surface Height
  • Sea Surface Salinity
  • Sea Surface Temperature
  • Surface Currents
Scope dataset
Status On Going
Dates
  • Date: 2006-08-18 Type: Creation
  • Date: 2020-09-25 Type: Revision
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact Name: SmartAtlantic Contact Info Email: SmartBayfoo(at)smartbay.ca Role: Publisher
Responsible Party
  • Individual Name: Marine Institute Role: Author
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North Bounding Latitude 46.983599999999996
South Bounding Latitude 46.9636
East Bounding Longitude -54.705279999999995
West Bounding Longitude -54.68528
Temporal Extent Begin: 2006-08-18 End: 2020-09-25
Vertical Extent
Default Locale English
Citation identifier Code: e155a31a-d248-400f-af44-8351bba3b6ae
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