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    • The giant Mauritanian cold-water coral mound province : oxygen control on coral mound formation 

      Wienberg, Claudia; Titschack, Jürgen; Freiwald, Andre; Frank, Norbert; Lundälv, Tomas; Taviani, Marco; Beuck, Lydia; Schröder-Ritzrau, Andrea; Krengel, Thomas; Hebbeln, Dierk (Elsevier, 2018-02-20)
      The largest coherent cold-water coral (CWC) mound province in the Atlantic Ocean exists along the Mauritanian margin, where up to 100 m high mounds extend over a distance of ∼400 km, arranged in two slope-parallel chains ...
    • Flow rate and source reservoir identification from airborne chemical sampling of the uncontrolled Elgin platform gas release 

      Lee, James D.; Mobbs, Stephen D.; Wellpott, Axel; Allen, Grant; Bauguitte, Stephane J.-B.; Burton, Ralph R.; Camilli, Richard; Coe, Hugh; Fisher, Rebecca E.; France, James L.; Gallagher, Martin; Hopkins, James R.; Lanoiselle, Mathias; Lewis, Alastair C.; Lowry, David; Nisbet, Euan G.; Purvis, Ruth M.; O'Shea, Sebastian; Pyle, John A.; Ryerson, Thomas B. (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2018-03-27)
      An uncontrolled gas leak from 25 March to 16 May 2012 led to evacuation of the Total Elgin wellhead and neighbouring drilling and production platforms in the UK North Sea. Initially the atmospheric flow rate of leaking gas ...
    • Geochemistry of fluids from Earth’s deepest ridge-crest hot-springs : Piccard hydrothermal field, Mid-Cayman Rise 

      McDermott, Jill M.; Sylva, Sean P.; Ono, Shuhei; German, Christopher R.; Seewald, Jeffrey S. (Elsevier, 2018-02-13)
      Hosted in basaltic substrate on the ultra-slow spreading Mid-Cayman Rise, the Piccard hydrothermal field is the deepest currently known seafloor hot-spring (4957–4987 m). Due to its great depth, the Piccard site is an ...
    • Gregarious settlement by the larvae of Hydroides dianthus (Polychaeta, Serpulidae) 

      Scheltema, Rudolf S.; Williams, Isabelle P.; Shaw, M. A.; Loudon, Catherine (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      Larval development of the serpulid polychaete worm, Hydroides dianthus Verrill 1893 parallels that of other closely related species. The larvae prefer to settle upon surfaces already inhabited by other members of their ...
    • A note on some uses of Θ-S sections 

      Bruce, John G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      Isohalines plotted against temperature and horizontal distance along a hydrographic section can be used to observe changes in the T-S or Θ-S relationship of water masses. By using this technique, eddies formed off the ...
    • Microearthquake activity on the Orozco Fracture Zone : preliminary results from Project ROSE 

      Ewing, John I.; Purdy, G. Michael (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      We present preliminary hypocenter determinations for 52 earthquakes recorded by a large multiinstitutional network of ocean bottom seismometers and ocean bottom hydrophones in the Orozco Fracture Zone in the eastern ...
    • Crude oil effects to developmental stages of the American lobster 

      Capuzzo, Judith M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      The effects of South Louisiana crude oil on larvae and juveniles of the American lobster Homarus americanus were investigated in continuous flow bioassay systems. Response parameters measured included estimates of the ...
    • Water sample and expendable bathythermograph (XBT) data from R/V Atlantis II cruise 107 : Leg X 

      Piola, Alberto R.; Georgi, Daniel T.; Stalcup, Marvel C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      This report summarizes in graphical and tabular form the continuous conductivity-temperature-pressure-dissolved-oxygen (CTD0 2) data collected during the R/V ATLANTIS II Cruise 107, Leg X. These data were collected in ...
    • Mechanical and operational details of a Neil Brown Instrument Systems internally recording conductivity, temperature, depth (CTD) profiler 

      Trask, Richard P. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      The purpose of this report is to discuss the use of a Neil Brown Instrument Systems internal recording CTD. The components of the instrument are described along with the advantages and disadvantages of the internal ...
    • Small-scale commercial fishing in southern New England 

      Peterson, Susan B.; Smith, Leah J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-08)
      This description of the small-scale sector of the Southern New England (Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut) fishery includes information on the fishermen (their ages, education, experience, occupational training, ...
    • Pressure, temperature, salinity and dissolved-oxygen profile data from R/V Atlantis II cruise 107 : leg X 

      Georgi, Daniel T.; Piola, Alberto R.; Galbraith, Nancy R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-08)
      This report summarizes in graphical and tabular form the continuous conductivity-temperature-pressure-dissolved-oxygen (CTD02) data collected during the R/V ATLANTIS II Cruise 107, Leg X. These data were collected in ...
    • VAX-11 programs for computing available potential energy from CTD data 

      Bray, Nancy Amanda (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-08)
      This report documents the W.H.O.I. VAX-11 programs used to calculate available potential energy and related quantities from CTD data using the technique described in Bray and Fofonoff (1981). The report includes examples ...
    • Upper ocean response to a hurricane 

      Price, James F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-07)
      The upper ocean response to a moving hurricane is studied using historical air-sea data and a three-dimensional numerical ocean model. Sea surface temperature (SST) response is emphasized. The model has a surface mixed-layer ...
    • Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild 

      Hughey, Lacey F.; Hein, Andrew M.; Strandburg-Peshkin, Ariana; Jensen, Frants H. (2017-10)
      Mobile animal groups provide some of the most compelling examples of self-organization in the natural world. While field observations of songbird flocks wheeling in the sky or anchovy schools fleeing from predators have ...
    • Bottom interaction of low-frequency acoustic signals at small grazing angles in the deep ocean 

      Frisk, George V.; Doutt, James A.; Hays, Earl E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-07)
      The results of a deep-ocean bottom interaction experiment are presented in which the effects of both bottom refraction and subbottom reflection were observed. Data were obtained in the Hatteras Abyssal Plain using a deep ...
    • Somali eddy formation during the commencement of the southwest monsoon, 1978 

      Bruce, John G.; Quadfasel, Detlef R.; Swallow, John (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-07)
      An early stage of the Somali eddy circulation was mapped in the period May 29 to June 13, 1978, using expendable bathythermograph data at closely spaced stations. By this time the SW monsoon had been blowing at 5°N for ...
    • Available potential energy for mode eddies 

      Bray, Nancy Amanda; Fofonoff, Nicholas P. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-07)
      Available potential energy (APE) is defined as the difference between total potential plus internal energy of a fluid in a gravity field and a corresponding reference field in which the fluid is redistributed (leveled) ...
    • Factors correlated with incidence of fishbite on deep-sea mooring lines 

      Prindle, Bryce (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-06)
      Data from 399 moored stations established over the years 1967 through 1978 have been analyzed with reference to fishbite. Fishbite appears to have been a significant hazard as it was found in 22% of the lines placed ...
    • Multipath variability due to the Gulf Stream 

      Spindel, Robert C.; Spiesberger, John L. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-06)
      A phase-coded signal with 64-ms resolution was transmitted at 10-min intervals for a 19-day period over two ~300-km ranges. The acoustic source was moored at 2000-m depth northwest of Bermuda. One receiver was moored at ...
    • Observations of the velocity response to wind forcing in the upper ocean 

      Weller, Robert A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-06)
      The response of the horizontal velocity field to forcing by the local wind was observed in the upper 150 m of the ocean by profiling with vector measuring current meters from the Research Platform Flip as it drifted off ...