U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank long-term moored program : part 1 - mooring configuration
Irish, James D.
Fucile, Paul D.
Beardsley, Robert C.
Brink, Kenneth H.
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KeywordGLOBEC; Moorings; Georges Bank; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC256; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC276; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC291; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC321; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC331; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC333; Oceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC338; Seward Johnson (Ship) Cruise SJ95-04; Seward Johnson (Ship) Cruise SJ95-06; Knorr (Ship : 1970-) Cruise KN149; Endeavor (Ship: 1976-) Cruise EN208
As part of the U.S. GLOBEC Northwest Atlantic/Georges Bank program, moorings were deployed on Georges Bank as part of the broad-scale survey component to help measure the temporal variability of both physical and biological characteristics on the Bank. The array consisted of a primary mooring site on the Southern Flank which was maintained for the full 5-year duration of the field program, plus secondary moorings, with fewer sensors and of shorter duration, in the well-mixed water on the Crest and in the cod/haddock spawning region on the Northeast Peak. Temperature and conductivity (salinity) were measured at 5-m intervals, ADCP velocity profiles were obtained with 1-m vertical resolution, and bio-optical packages (measuring fluorescence, optical transmission and photosynthetically active radiation) were deployed at 10-m and 40-m depths. Bottom pressure was measured at the Southern Flank site. The buoy design, sensors and mooring configuration is presented and discussed below, and the data obtained is presented and discussed in an accompanying reports “U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Long-Term Moored Program: Part 2 – Yearly Data Summary and Report,” and “U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Long-Term Moored Program: Part 3 – Data Summary.”
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