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Current, Pressure and Temperature data from the Gulf Stream; IES Data in the Central and Inlet Array from SYNOP Experiment
Entry ID: SYNOP_Central_Inlet_IES

Abstract: The Synoptic Ocean Prediction Experiment (SYNOP) was a major
observational and modeling program designed to understand
the physics governing large amplitude meandering of the Gulf
Stream and the shedding and interactions of rings east of Cape
Hatteras to the Grand Banks. The moored instrumentation program
included the small Inlet Array near Cape Hatteras, the Central
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Description: Synoptic Ocean Prediction Experiment (SYNOP) information page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.0   S: 35.0   E: -67.0   W: -75.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-09-01
Stop Date: 1990-09-30
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Originating Center
Data Center
Physical Oceanography and Remote Sensing, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: SYNOP_Central_Inlet_IES

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 401-874-6507
Fax: 401-874-6728
Email: rwatts at
Contact Address:
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
South Ferry Road
City: Narragansett
Province or State: RI
Postal Code: 02882
Country: USA
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Xiaoshu Qian, Karen Tracey, Erik Fields and D. Randolph Watts.
The SYNOP Experiment: Inverted echo sounder data report for October
1987 to May 1988. Technical Report 90-3, University of Rhode
Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, 1990.

Erik Fields and D. Randolph Watts.
The SYNOP Experiment: Inverted echo sounder data report for May
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1994-03-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-03-30

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