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LOTUS: The Long Term Upper Ocean StudyEntry ID: LOTUS
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Abstract: The Long Term Upper Ocean Study (LOTUS) was a two-year experiment in
the North Atlantic, designed to acquire and analyse a continuous set
of measurements of currents and temperatures throughout the water
column in the open ocean. A total of ten moorings were deployed in
about 5365 meters of water.
Data is available for the following:
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Start Date: 1982-05-01Stop Date: 1984-05-31
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Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
Tarbell,Susan A., N. Pennington, and M. Briscoe, 1984, A compilation
of moored current meter and wind recorder data : Volume XXXV,
Long-Term Upper Ocean Study (LOTUS) : (Moorings 764, 765, 766, 767,
770), May 1982 - April 1983, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. Tech. Rep
84-36, Woods Hole, MA. 154 pp.
Tarbell, Susan, Montgomery, E. and Briscoe, M., 1985, A compilation of
moored current meter and wind recorder data: volume XXXVIII, Long-Term
Upper Ocean Study (LOTUS): (Moorings 787, 788, 789, 790, 792), Woods
Hole Oceanographic Inst. Tech. Rep 85-39, Woods Hole, MA.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-10-07