Hawaiian Ocean Time Series Project

Project Description
Scientists working within the Hawaiian Ocean Time-series (HOT)
project have been making repeated observations of the
hydrography, chemistry and biology at a station north of Hawaii
since October 1988. The objective of this research is to provide
a comprehensive description of the ocean at a site
representative of the central North Pacific Ocean. Cruises are
made approximately once a month to Station ALOHA, the HOT
deep-water station (22 45'N, 158W) located about 100 km north of
Oahu, Hawaii. Measurements of the thermohaline structure, water
column chemistry, currents, primary production and particle
sedimentation rates are made over a 72-hour period on each


Eric Firing
Associate Professor of Oceanography
Project Participation: 1988-1998
Cruise Particiption: 1-3, 5, 12-13, 20, 22, 31, 38, 56, 91

Roger Lukas
Professor of Oceanography
Project Participation: 1988-2001
Cruise Particiption: 1, 5, 9, 16, 25, 27, 53

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