angle 
angle of net frame relative to vertical (089 degrees)

degrees 
angle 
angle_avg 
Angle of tow body relative to vertical (089 degrees), used in BIOMAPERII and MOCNESS systems.
Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

decimal degrees 
angle 
hzvel_avg 
Average horizontal net velocity, reported as meters per minute, used in MOCNESS system.
Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

m/min 
hzvel 
sigma_0_avg 
Average potential density. Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

kilograms/meter^3 
sigma_0 
potemp_avg 
Average potential temperature (International Practical Temperature Scale  68 ,or 90. When known, the scale will be reported in the units field of the documentation file.
Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

degrees Celsius 
potemp 
press_avg 
average pressure for a net sample

psi 
press 
sal_avg 
Average salinity calculated from conductivity.
Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

dimmensionless 
sal 
vtvel_avg 
Average vertical net velocity for each net measured during mocness tows.
Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

m/min 
vtvel 
temp_avg 
Average water temperature for each net measured during mocness tows.
Average is the mean of all observations, not just the mean of the global minimum and maximum.

degrees Celsius 
temp 
cruiseid 
Cruise identifier (e.g. EN484 = R/V Endeavor cruise 484).

unitless 
cruiseid 
press 
depth of observation or sample

psi 
press 
depth_w 
depth of water, seafloor depth from the shipboard 12kHz Knudsen echosounder; seafloor in eventlog

meters 
depth_w 
hzvel 
horizontal net velocity

m/min 
hzvel 
lat_start 
latitude start of MOCNESS cast, negative = South

DD.D 
lat_start 
lon_start 
longitude start of MOCNESS cast, negative = West

DDD.D 
lon_start 
angle_max 
Maximum angle of tow body relative to vertical (089 degrees), used in BIOMAPERII and MOCNESS systems.

degrees 
angle 
hzvel_max 
Maximum horizontal net velocity, reported as meters per minute, used in MOCNESS system.

m/min 
hzvel 
sigma_0_max 
Maximum postential density.

kilograms/meter^3 
sigma_0 
potemp_max 
Maximum potential temperature (International Practical Temperature Scale  68 ,or 90. When known, the scale will be reported in the units field of the documentation file.

degrees Celsius 
potemp 
sal_max 
Maximum salinity calculated from conductivity.

dimmensionless 
sal 
vtvel_max 
Maximum vertical net velocity for each net measured during mocness tows.

m/min 
vtvel 
press_max 
Maximum water pressure at measurement; depth reported as pressure; positive number increasing with water depth.

psi 
press 
temp_max 
Maximum water temperature for each net measured during mocness tows.

degrees Celsius 
temp 
angle_min 
Minimum angle of tow body relative to vertical (089 degrees), used in BIOMAPERII and MOCNESS systems.

degrees 
angle 
hzvel_min 
Minimum horizontal net velocity, reported as meters per minute, used in MOCNESS system.

m/min 
hzvel 
sigma_0_min 
Minimum potential density.

kilograms/meter^3 
sigma_0 
potemp_min 
Minimum potential temperature (International Practical Temperature Scale  68 ,or 90. When known, the scale will be reported in the units field of the documentation file.

degrees Celsius 
potemp 
sal_min 
Minimum salinity calculated from conductivity.

dimmensionless 
sal 
vtvel_min 
Minimum vertical net velocity for each net measured during mocness tows.

m/min 
vtvel 
press_min 
Minimum water pressure at measurement; depth reported as pressure; positive number increasing with water depth.

psi 
press 
temp_min 
Minimum water temperature for each net measured during mocness tows.

degrees Celsius 
temp 
net 
MOCNESS net number, (08)


net 
num_obs 
number of observations


numb_obs 
sigma_0 
potential density

kg/m^3 
sigma_0 
potemp 
potential temperature or theta

degrees C 
potemp 
sal 
salinity calculated from conductivity


sal 
temp 
temperature of water

degrees C 
temp 
tow 
tow number


tow 
vol_filt 
volume filtered

meters^3 
vol_filt 
yrday_local 
year day as a decimal, based on Julian calendar, local time

YYY.Y 
yrday_local 