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Coastal mixing and optics experiment moored array data report

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dc.contributor.author Galbraith, Nancy R.
dc.contributor.author Plueddemann, Albert J.
dc.contributor.author Lentz, Steven J.
dc.contributor.author Anderson, Steven P.
dc.contributor.author Baumgartner, Mark F.
dc.contributor.author Edson, James B.
dc.coverage.spatial New England shelf
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-25T18:58:40Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-25T18:58:40Z
dc.date.issued 1999-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1912/91
dc.description.abstract To investigate vertical mixing processes influencing the evolution of the stratification over continental shelves a moored array was deployed on the New England shelf from August 1996 to June 1997 as part of the Office of Naval Research's Coastal Mixing and Optics program. The array consisted of four mid-shelf sites instrumented to measure oceanic (currents, temperature, salinity, pressure, and surface gravity wave spectra) and meteorological (winds, surface heat flux, precipitation) variables. This report presents a description of the moored array, a summary of the data processing, and statistics and time-series plots summarizing the data. A report on the mooring recovery cruise and a summary of shipboard CTD surveys taken during the mooring deployment are also included. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding was provided by the Office of Naval Research under Contract No. N00014-95-1-0339. en
dc.format.extent 8080395 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI Technical Reports en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI-99-15 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Upper Ocean Processes Group en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UOP-99-03 en
dc.subject Meteorology en
dc.subject Oceanography en
dc.subject North Atlantic en
dc.subject Moored instrument measurements en
dc.subject Ocean-atmosphere interaction en
dc.subject Oceanic mixing en
dc.title Coastal mixing and optics experiment moored array data report en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1575/1912/91


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