Instrument Type Codes

A more precise code (than data_type) to describe the instrument used in the collection of the data

Code Description Last time modified
AE AES NOMAD buoy (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:30:29 AM
AE AES NOMAD and Discus buoys (add 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:30:33 AM
BA BATHY message 5/12/2003 10:53:35 AM
BO Bottle 5/12/2003 10:53:40 AM
CA Canadian AES buoy = AE (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:31:38 AM
CD CTD down trace 5/20/2003 8:31:49 AM
CU CTD up trace 5/20/2003 8:31:57 AM
DT Digital BT 5/12/2003 11:00:52 AM
ED Endeco wave buoy (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:32:03 AM
HI ODGP Hindcast data (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:02:44 AM
HI Hindcast model data (add 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:02:09 AM
MA METOC analyzed data (METOC hindcast data - obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:02:36 AM
MB MBT 5/8/2003 1:09:29 PM
ME METOC Hindcast data (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:03:02 AM
ND US NDBC buoy (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:32:29 AM
MI MIROS surface wave radar (add 21/09/00) 5/12/2003 11:03:50 AM
PC NRC pressure cell, (Pressure cell - obsolete 29/02/96). 5/20/2003 8:32:50 AM
PN Permanent non-operating tide or water level gauge 5/12/2003 11:05:29 AM
PO Permanent operating tide or water level gauge 5/12/2003 11:05:55 AM
PS Gingras pressure sensor (add 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:06:13 AM
SB Baylor staff gauge (add 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:06:26 AM
SH SOWM Hindcast data (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:06:40 AM
ST NSRF resistance type staff gauge (Staff Gauge - obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:07:20 AM
SW Swartz/Kelk staff gauge (Swartz gauge (staff gauge) - obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:33:39 AM
TE TESAC message 5/12/2003 11:07:40 AM
TN Temporary non-operating tide or water level gauge 5/12/2003 11:08:08 AM
TO Temporary operating tide or water level gauge 5/12/2003 11:08:17 AM
UN Unknown 5/12/2003 11:08:24 AM
US US NDBC wave buoy (add 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:33:52 AM
WA Satellite buoy (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:33:56 AM
WB Waverider buoy (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 10:54:39 AM
WC WAVEC (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 10:54:39 AM
WC Directional WAVEC buoy (add 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:34:05 AM
WD Directional Waverider buoy (delayed mode WAVEC- (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/20/2003 8:34:11 AM
WH WES Hindcast data (obsolete 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:09:51 AM
WP WRIPS buoy 5/20/2003 8:34:19 AM
WR waverider 5/8/2003 1:09:29 PM
WS ship mounted wave recorder (add 29/02/96) 5/12/2003 11:10:20 AM
XB XBT 5/8/2003 1:09:30 PM
AW AES Watchman payload corrected spectra. (add 22/10/99). Values of VCAR, VTPK are from AES message not MEDS calculation 5/20/2003 8:31:19 AM
TR Triaxys wave buoy 9/28/2006 11:36:41 AM
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