INFORMATION FOR BODC SERIES REF. NO.    34310                  
                         Sea Floor Pressure Gauge Inventory Number :   6969     
 Start Time : 13 Aug 1980 0437 GMT                  Latitude  :  43deg 01.5min N
 End Time   : 13 Dec 1980 1306 GMT                  Longitude : 021deg 51.6min W
 Nominal Cycle Interval   :  900.0 secs         Sensor Depth    :   2548.00m    
                                                Sea Floor Depth :   2548.00m    
 Positional Uncertainty   : 0.1 to 0.5 n.miles                                  
 Depth Datum              : Mean sea level                                      
 Data Category            : Offshore sea floor pressure series                  
 Instrument Type          : Tide gauge (unspecified)                            
 Instrument Mounting      : Sea floor - fixed                                   
 Originator Laboratory    : Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Bidston, UK      
 Originator's Identifier  : 8017/980/226                                        
 Additional information stored with the data:                                   
    Station A5, North Atlantic.                                                 
    Clock gained 34 seconds over 132 days, 18.5 hours; the cycle  interval  and 
    time values have been corrected.                                            
    Instrument characteristics and calibration factors                          
           Teleost Pressure Recorder, sensor S/G, serial number 283             
           Original sampling interval          15 minutes                       
           Integration period                        900s                       
           Temperature coefficient            0.02Hz/degC                       
           Pressure sensitivity at 2.293degC  0.0121Hz/mb                       
           To convert pressure to elevation the following                       
           values should be used:                                               
           Density                           no CTD casts                       
           Gravitational acceleration constant  9.804m/s2                       
 The following additional documents apply to this series:                       
  27731; I.O.S. Calibration and Data Processing of Off-Shore Tide Gauge Data    
  27840; Teleost Pressure Recorder