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2013 Joint U.S.-Canada Integrated Acoustic and Trawl Survey of Pacific Hake and Pacific Sardine (SaKe 2013) (SH1305, EK60)
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            title:  2013 Joint U.S.-Canada Integrated Acoustic and Trawl Survey of Pacific Hake and Pacific Sardine (SaKe 2013) (SH1305, EK60)
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        abstract:  Scientists from the Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring (FRAM) division at the NOAA Fisheries Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), the Fishery Resources Division (FRD) at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC), and the Pacific region of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) conducted the 2013 Integrated Acoustic Survey (IAT) survey aboard the NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada and the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) W.E. Ricker. Both vessels are stern trawlers equipped for fisheries and oceanographic research. The Shimada surveyed from 32.8°N to 51.1°N between June 9 and August 25, and the Ricker surveyed from 51.4°N to 54.7°N between August 22 and September 11. Hake aggregations were targeted along the continental shelf and upper slope of the entire survey area; sardine aggregations were targeted only as far north as the northwest end of Vancouver Island. The portion of the survey conducted with the Bell M. Shimada focuses on both Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax) and Pacific hake (Merluccius productus), a Joint U.S.-Canada Integrated Acoustic and Trawl Survey of Pacific Hake and Pacific Sardine (SaKe 2013) covered the area from the Southern California Bight (SCB), CA to north end of the Vancouver Island, Canada. The data include here are those collected on NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada only, i.e. Sake 2013 data only. The survey began in the SCB, proceeded north toward Dixon Entrance, and finished along the west side of Haida Gwaii (formerly called the Queen Charlotte Islands). In the SCB, nine parallel line transects (spaced roughly 20 nmi apart and oriented northeast-southwest) spanned from San Diego to Point Conception. Approximately 30 nmi north of Point Conception, acoustic transects assumed an east-west orientation, were spaced 10 nmi apart, and ranged from the 30-m isobath (or as close to shore as was safely navigable) to either the 1,500-m isobath or a location 35 nmi west of the inshore waypoint, whichever was farther offshore. (Transects north of Vancouver Island went inshore to the 50-m isobath or as close to shore as was safely navigable.) Transects in Dixon Entrance had a northsouth orientation. A few transects along the west coast of Haida Gwaii were run as modified zigzags due to time constraints. The Shimada was tasked with completing transects up to the north end of Vancouver Island, at which point the Ricker would complete the remainder. All transects were traversed sequentially, usually in alternating directions. When hake were detected at the offshore end of a transect, the vessel proceeded west to the end of the hake sign and then beyond for an additional 0.5 nmi to ensure that the end of the aggregation was located. This protocol was in place to ensure that the interpolation algorithm calculated the correct biomass at the offshore ends of transects.
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                    organisationName:  NWFSC
                    positionName:  Supervisory Physical Scientist
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                            voice:  206-860-3346
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            deliveryPoint:  2725 Montlake Blvd. E.
                            city:  Seattle
                            administrativeArea:  WA
                            postalCode:  98112
                            country:  USA
                            electronicMailAddress:  lawrence.c.hufnagle@noaa.gov
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) principalInvestigator
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) unknown
        maintenanceNote:  This record has been automatically modified to include references to NCEI where applicable on 2015-09-02.
        contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Anna J Milan
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            positionName:  Metadata Specialist
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
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                    voice:  (303) 497-5099
                    facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  Mail Code E/NE52
                    deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway
                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  CO
                    postalCode:  80305-3328
                    country:  USA
                    electronicMailAddress:  Anna.Milan@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            citation:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Simrad EK60 Echosounder
                date: (inapplicable)
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  EK60
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Simrad - Kongsberg Maritime AS
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                            voice:  +47 3303 4000 (Norway)
                            facsimile:  +47 3304 2987 (Norway)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 111
                            deliveryPoint:  Strandpromenaden 50
                            city:  Horten
                            postalCode:  3191
                            country:  Norway
                            electronicMailAddress:  contact@simrad.com
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://www.simrad.com/www/01/nokbg0240.nsf/AllWeb/A25148D8E9F00D0DC12570DE0050A7CB?OpenDocument
                            name:  Simrad EK60 Scientific echo sounder
                            description:  Information on the Simrad EK60 including file format documentation.
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                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
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                code:  Simrad EK60
            type:  singlebeam
            description:  The Simrad EK60 Scientific Sounder system is a new generation fishery researchtool, based on experience from the EK500. The new electronic hardware is combined with up to date PC processing and Windows operation. The EK60 provides facilities for accurate echo sounding, data storage, data analysis and reporting results. The system communication is through Ethernet, which gives flexibility in the location of the EK60 system units and allows easy access to data from other instruments or stations on a vessel network. A post processing software, BI60, is also included in the EK60 system.
        operation:  (MI_Operation)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  SH1305_EK60_C
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
            parentOperation: (inapplicable)
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            citation:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada (R227)
                date: (inapplicable)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  Bell M. Shimada (SH)
            description:  The fourth vessel of its kind, Bell M. Shimada offers fisheries scientists the ability to monitor fish populations without altering their behavior, allowing them to collect data with unprecedented accuracy. With better data, biologists and oceanographers can help managers make better management decisions. In the Pacific, Bell M. Shimada will help scientists gain valuable insight into the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem, a globally–significant natural resource that stretches from Baja California to British Columbia. Two scientists at the Center recently described some of the way in which this vessel will enhance existing or open opportunities for new research projects.
            sponsor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/OMAO/MOC-A > Marine Operations Center - Atlantic, NOAA Marine Operations, NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        facsimile:  757-441-6495
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  NOAA/OMAO/MOC-A
                        deliveryPoint:  439 West York Street
                        city:  Norfolk
                        administrativeArea:  VA
                        postalCode:  23510-1145
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  David.A.Score@noaa.gov
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://www.moc.noaa.gov/MOC-A/index.html
                        name:  Marine Operations Center - Atlantic
                        description:  NOAA Marine Operations Center-Atlantic (MOC-A) serves as a homeport for one NOAA survey ship and provides administrative, engineering, maintenance and logistical support to NOAA's Atlantic fleet.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
            sponsor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC > Southeast Fisheries Science Center
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  305-361-4200
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  75 Virginia Beach Dr.
                        city:  Miami
                        administrativeArea:  FL
                        postalCode:  33149
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Simrad ME70 Echosounder
                    date: (inapplicable)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  ME70
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Simrad - Kongsberg Maritime AS
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  +47 3303 4000 (Norway)
                                facsimile:  +47 3304 2987 (Norway)
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 111
                                deliveryPoint:  Strandpromenaden 50
                                city:  Horten
                                postalCode:  3191
                                country:  Norway
                                electronicMailAddress:  contact@simrad.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.simrad.com/www/01/nokbg0240.nsf/AllWeb/96CD4279D3997892C125719A003A3862?OpenDocument
                                name:  ME70 documentation
                                description:  Information on the Simrad ME70 inculding file format information
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                    code:  Simrad ME70
                type:  multibeam
                description:  The Simrad ME70 is a high resolution scientific multibeam echo sounder with very low sidelobe levels. It is dedicated for collection of data in the water column. The multibeam echo sounder combines the large and flexible sampling volume of the multibeam swath with the accuracy of the quantitative scientific echo sounder. A bathymetric option is also available to provide a high resolution seabed mapping capability, and the possibility to study the fish habitat.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Simrad EK60 Echosounder
                    date: (inapplicable)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  EK60
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Simrad - Kongsberg Maritime AS
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  +47 3303 4000 (Norway)
                                facsimile:  +47 3304 2987 (Norway)
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 111
                                deliveryPoint:  Strandpromenaden 50
                                city:  Horten
                                postalCode:  3191
                                country:  Norway
                                electronicMailAddress:  contact@simrad.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.simrad.com/www/01/nokbg0240.nsf/AllWeb/A25148D8E9F00D0DC12570DE0050A7CB?OpenDocument
                                name:  Simrad EK60 Scientific echo sounder
                                description:  Information on the Simrad EK60 including file format documentation.
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Simrad EK60
                type:  singlebeam
                description:  The Simrad EK60 Scientific Sounder system is a new generation fishery researchtool, based on experience from the EK500. The new electronic hardware is combined with up to date PC processing and Windows operation. The EK60 provides facilities for accurate echo sounding, data storage, data analysis and reporting results. The system communication is through Ethernet, which gives flexibility in the location of the EK60 system units and allows easy access to data from other instruments or stations on a vessel network. A post processing software, BI60, is also included in the EK60 system.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Simrad ES60 Echosounder
                    date: (inapplicable)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  ES60
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Simrad - Kongsberg Maritime AS
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  +47 3303 4000 (Norway)
                                facsimile:  +47 3304 2987 (Norway)
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 111
                                deliveryPoint:  Strandpromenaden 50
                                city:  Horten
                                postalCode:  3191
                                country:  Norway
                                electronicMailAddress:  contact@simrad.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.simrad.com/www/01/nokbg0240.nsf/AllWeb/5F190A0F6BF198CEC12570AD0070FCCA?OpenDocument
                                name:  Simrad EK60 information
                                description:  Information on the Simrad ES60 including file format documentation.
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Simrad ES60
                type:  singlebeam
                description:  The Simrad ES60 is an echo sounder capable of single, dual or split beam configurations. It is designed as a professional fish finder for fishing vessels and for fisheries surveys onboard research vessels. It can operate four echo sounder frequencies simultaneously ranging from 12 to 200 kHz, which allows it to both locate and identify separate fish species. Real time echo integration and target strength analysis in an unlimited number of layers is provided as well as storage of raw data for replay or analysis in post-processing software packages.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Furuno FE700 Echosounder
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  Furuno FE700
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Furuno U.S.A., Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  360-834-9300
                                facsimile:  360-834-9400
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  4400 N.W. Pacific Rim Boulevard
                                city:  Camas
                                administrativeArea:  WA
                                postalCode:  98607
                                country:  USA
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.furunousa.com/products/productdetail.aspx?product=FE700&category=Products+%3A+Depth+%26+Fish+Finders+%3A+IMO+Echo+Sounders
                                name:  Furuno FE700 documentation
                                description:  Information on the Furuno FE700
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Furuno FE700
                type:  Position
                description:  The FE-700 is a result of over 50 years of Furuno's vast range of experience and advanced microelectronics technology fields in developing echo sounders, sonars, and underwater application equipment and systems. This echo sounder is a breakthrough over the conventional paper eating sounders; there are no consumable items. The purpose of the echo sounder is to provide safe navigation by detecting the clearance below the ship (particularly in shallow waters) as required on the SOLAS Convention ships by the new IMO standards.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Sea-Bird SBE 9
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  Sea-Bird SBE 9
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  425-643-9866
                                facsimile:  425-643-9954
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  13431 NE 20th Street
                                city:  Bellevue
                                administrativeArea:  WA
                                postalCode:  98005
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  seabird@seabird.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.comm-tec.com/prods/mfgs/SBE/manuals_pdf/SBE9PLUS_005.pdf
                                name:  Sea-Bird SBE 9 documentation
                                description:  Information on the Sea-Bird SBE 9
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Sea-Bird SBE 9
                type:
                  Anchor:  https://www.rvdata.us/voc/devicetype/ctd ctd
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Applanix POS/MV 320
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  POS/MV 320
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Applanix Corporation
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  289-695-6000
                                facsimile:  905-709-6027
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  85 Leek Crescent
                                city:  Richmond Hill
                                administrativeArea:  Ontario
                                postalCode:  L4B3B3
                                country:  Canada
                                electronicMailAddress:  marine@applanix.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.applanix.com/products/marine.html
                                name:  POS/MV 320
                                description:  POS/MV 320 information
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  POS/MV 320
                type:  Attitude, Heading, Heave, Position, Velocity
                description:  POS MV 320 is a tightly-coupled systems using Applanix' unique approach to Inertially-Aided Real-Time Kinematic (IARTK) technology. The user-friendly, turnkey system provides accurate attitude, heading, heave, position, and velocity data, representing the latest in state-of-the-art inertial/GPS technology. The system maintains positioning accuracy under the most demanding conditions, regardless of vessel dynamics..
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Eppley Precision Infrared Radiometer
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  Eppley PIR
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  The Eppley Laboratory, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  401-847-1020
                                facsimile:  401-847-1031
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  12 Sheffield Avenue
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 419
                                city:  Newport
                                administrativeArea:  RI
                                postalCode:  02840
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  info@eppleylab.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.eppleylab.com/instrumentation/precision_infrared_radiometer.htm
                                name:  Eppley PIR
                                description:  Eppley PIR information
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Eppley PIR
                type:  Terrestrial Radiation
                description:  The Precision Infrared Radiometer, Pyrgeometer, is intended for unidirectional operation in the measurement, separately, of incoming or outgoing terrestrial radiation as distinct from net long-wave flux.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Sea-Bird Electronics SeaCat 21 Thermosalinograph Sensor
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  SBE SeaCat 21
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  425-643-9866
                                facsimile:  425-643-9954
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  13431 NE 20th Street
                                city:  Bellevue
                                administrativeArea:  WA
                                postalCode:  98005
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  seabird@seabird.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.seabird.com/products/spec_sheets/21data.htm
                                name:  SeaCat 21 documentation
                                description:  Information on the SeaCat 21
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  SBE SeaCat 21
                type:  thermosalinograph
                description:  The SBE 21 accurately determines sea surface temperature and conductivity from underway vessels. Data is simultaneously stored in memory and transmitted to a computer serial port, allowing independent data logging and real-time data acquisition. Typically mounted near the ship's seawater intake, the SBE 21 is connected to an AC-powered interface box positioned near the computer. The interface box provides power and an isolated data interface, and contains a NMEA 0183 port for appending navigation information to the data stream.
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                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  RM Young 61202V
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  RM Young 61202V
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  R.M. Young Company
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  231-946-3980
                                facsimile:  231-946-4772
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  2801 Aero Park Drive
                                city:  Traverse City
                                administrativeArea:  MI
                                postalCode:  49686
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  met.sales@youngusa.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.youngusa.com/products/3/
                                name:  RM Young 61202V
                                description:  RM Young 61202V information
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  RM Young 61202V
                type:  Barometric Pressure
                description:  The Model 61202V Barometric Pressure Sensor offers unparalleled performance and flexibility for atmospheric pressure measurement.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  RM Young 41382VC Relative Humidity/Air Temperature Sensor
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  RM Young 41382VC
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  R.M. Young Company
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  231-946-3980
                                facsimile:  231-946-4772
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  2801 Aero Park Drive
                                city:  Traverse City
                                administrativeArea:  MI
                                postalCode:  49686
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  met.sales@youngusa.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.youngusa.com/products/2/15.html
                                name:  RM Young 41382VC Relative Humidity/Air Temperature Sensor
                                description:  RM Young 41382VC Relative Humidity/Air Temperature Sensor information
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  RM Young 41382VC
                type:  Air Temperature
                description:  The Model 41382 Relative Humidity/Temperature Probe combines a high accuracy, capacitance type humidity sensor and precision Platinum RTD temperature sensor in one probe. This probe offers a choice of 0-1 VDC or 4-20 mA outputs for T and RH.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  RM Young 05106/05306B Wind Sensor
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  RM Young 05106/05306B
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  R.M. Young Company
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  231-946-3980
                                facsimile:  231-946-4772
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  2801 Aero Park Drive
                                city:  Traverse City
                                administrativeArea:  MI
                                postalCode:  49686
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  met.sales@youngusa.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.youngusa.com/products/11/
                                name:  RM Young 05106/05306B
                                description:  RM Young 05106/05306B information
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                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  RM Young 05106/05306B
                type:  Wind Speed and Direction
                description:  The wind direction sensor is a rugged molded vane. The wind speed sensor is a four blade helicoid propeller. Propeller diameter is slightly reduced from our standard model to minimize vibration at high speeds. External housing surfaces are coated with a specially formulated, Ice-resistant coating to improve performance in harsh alpine conditions. The all-black color scheme further enhances ice-shedding performance of the sensor. The instrument is made of UV stabilized plastic with stainless steel and anodized aluminum fittings.