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Southern Ocean GLOBEC moored array and automated weather station data report

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dc.contributor.author Moffat, Carlos F.
dc.contributor.author Beardsley, Robert C.
dc.contributor.author Limeburner, Richard
dc.contributor.author Owens, W. Brechner
dc.contributor.author Caruso, Michael J.
dc.contributor.author Hyatt, Jason
dc.coverage.spatial Marguerite Bay
dc.coverage.spatial Antarctic Peninsula western shelf
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-28T12:04:28Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-28T12:04:28Z
dc.date.issued 2005-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1912/97
dc.description Southern Ocean GLOBal ocean ECosystems en
dc.description.abstract As part of the U.S. Southern Ocean GLOBEC program, moored time series measurements of temperature, conductivity (salinity), pressure, velocity, and acoustic backscatter were made from March 2001 to March 2003 in and near Marguerite Bay, located on the Antarctic Peninsula western shelf. To monitor surface forcing during the moored array observations, two automatic weather stations (AWSs) were deployed on islands in Marguerite Bay and time series of wind, air temperature, pressure, and relative humidity were collected from May 2001 through March 2003. This report describes the individual moorings, their locations and local bathymetry, the instrumentation used and measurement depths, calibration and data processing steps taken to produce final time series, and basic plots of the final time series. The AWS data acquisition and processing are also described and basic plots of the final meteorological time series presented. Directions are given about how to access the raw and processed moored and AWS data via the SO GLOBEC website (http://globec.whoi.edu/jg/dir/globec/soglobec/). en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding was provided by the National Science Foundation under contract number OPP-99-10092. en
dc.format.extent 10401290 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-2005-07 en
dc.subject SO GLOBEC en
dc.subject Antarctica en
dc.subject Coastal oceanography en
dc.title Southern Ocean GLOBEC moored array and automated weather station data report en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1575/1912/97


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