French PIRATA cruises S-ADCP data processing

Type Article
Date 2015-05
Language English
Author(s) Herbert Gaelle1, Kermabon Catherine2, Grelet Jacques1, Bourles Bernard1
Affiliation(s) 1 : Ird, France
2 : Ifremer, France
Source Mercator Ocean - Quaterly Newsletter, 2015-05 , N. 52 , P. 22-26
Note Special Issue jointly coordinated by Mercator Ocean and Coriolis focusing on Ocean Observations
Abstract In the framework of the PIRATA program, several types of observations are carried out in the Tropical Atlantic during yearly cruises, including Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (SADCP) data. The present note is a brief review of the SADCP data processing methodology applied for 8 PIRATA cruises by using CASCADE software. To illustrate the processing steps and demonstrate the CASCADE software capabilities, an example of SADCP data processing obtained from PIRATA-FR24 cruise has been shown. This data set is made available on the PIRATA website and will also be used in the framework of the EU PREFACE program (see
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Herbert Gaelle, Kermabon Catherine, Grelet Jacques, Bourles Bernard (2015). French PIRATA cruises S-ADCP data processing. Mercator Ocean - Quaterly Newsletter, (52), 22-26. Open Access version :