Northwest Tropical Atlantic Station (NTAS) : velocity data report for deployments 1 to 5
MetadataShow full item record
Northwest tropical Atlantic
KeywordOceanus (Ship : 1975-) Cruise OC365-5; Ronald H. Brown (Ship) Cruise RB02-02; Oceanographic buoys; Oceanography
This report presents velocity data from the Northwest Tropical Atlantic Station (NTAS) deployments 1 through 5, from March 30, 2001, to February 28, 2006. The NTAS project has maintained a series of moorings near 14°50'N, 51°00'W in the northwest tropical Atlantic for air-sea flux measurement. The moorings include a surface buoy outfitted with Air- Sea Interaction Meteorology (ASIMET) systems for determination of bulk air-sea fluxes and oceanographic sensors along the upper 120 m of the mooring line. This report describes and presents the velocity data recovered from current meters and Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCPs) during the first five years of the NTAS project.
Suggested CitationTechnical Report: Duncombe Rae, Chris M., Plueddemann, Albert J., "Northwest Tropical Atlantic Station (NTAS) : velocity data report for deployments 1 to 5", 2012-09, DOI:10.1575/1912/5444, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/5444
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Spatial variability of bottom turbulence over a linear sand ridge mooring deployment and AUTOSUB AUV survey cruise report R/V RRS Challenger, cruise number 146 Broken Bank, North Sea, U.K., 17 – 28 August 1999 cruise report Voulgaris, George; Trowbridge, John H.; Terray, Eugene A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-08)Two successful AUTOSUB deployments were carried out during August 1999 as part of the AUTOSUB Thematic Program project titled “Spatial Variability of Bottom Turbulence over a Linear Sand Ridge,” funded by the Natural ...
The Subduction experiment : cruise report RRS Charles Darwin cruise number 73 subduction 3 mooring deployment and recovery cruise, 30 September-26 October 1992 Trask, Richard P.; Jenkins, William J.; Sherman, Jeffrey; McPhee, Neil M.; Ostrom, William M.; Payne, Richard E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-03)Subduction is the mechanism by which water masses formed in the mixed layer and near the surface of the ocean find their way into the upper thermocline. The subduction process and its underlying mechanisms were studied ...
The Subduction experiment : cruise report R/V Oceanus : cruise number 240 leg 3 : subduction 1 mooring deployment cruise, 17 June-5 July 1991 Trask, Richard P.; Brink, Nancy J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-03)Subduction is the mechanism by which water masses formed in the mixed layer and near the surface of the ocean find their way into the upper thermocline. The subduction process and its underlying mechanisms were studied ...