TOGA-TAO Atlas Mooring Thermistor Chain Array Data
Entry ID: FWA00246

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Summary
Abstract: Begun by NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
(http://www.pmel.noaa.gov) in 1984, ATLAS is an inexpensive mooring
system whose data are telemetered to shore via the ARGOS system on
NOAA Polar-Orbiting satellites. The data files consist of ATLAS
(Autonomous Temperature Line Acquisition System) mooring thermister
chain array wind, air temperature, sea surface, and subsurface
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Description: The latest realtime image of the data is available on the WWW from the
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 9.0   S: -5.0   E: -110.0   W: 165.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Originating Center
Data Center
National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: ACC#8900241 > REF#L00702
Dataset ID: ACC#9000110 > REF#L00914
Dataset ID: ACC#9100037 > REF#L01301

Data Center Personnel
Name: NODC USER SERVICES
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: NODC.Services at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
National Oceanographic Data Center
User Services Branch
NOAA/NESDIS E/OC1
SSMC3, 4th Floor
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 713-0575
Fax: (301) 713-1249
Email: peter.l.grimm at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA Environmental Information Services
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, Station 15441
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Hayes, S.P., L.J. Magnum, J. Picaut, A. Sumi, and K. Takeuchi, TOGA-TAO: A
moored array for real-time measurements in the Tropical Pacific Ocean, Bulletin
of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 72, March 1991, pp. 339-347.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-04-13
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