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SESMOOR deployment in ERICA Experiment Water Velocities
Entry ID: SESMOOR_water

Abstract: The Severe Environment Surface Mooring (SESMOOR), funded by the Office
Of Naval Research, was deployed in the winter of 1988-1989 for the
Experiment on Rapidly-Intensifying Cyclones over the Atlantic (ERICA)
at a position about 300 km southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 2984m
of water.

Water Velocity Data Overview:

Location: 4233NNNN, 6114WWWW.
Duration: 4.5 months, from 1988/10/17 to 1989/03/07.
Sample Rate: 15 minutes
Variables: east and velocity (cm/ sec)
Instrumentation: see the list of subsurface instruments.
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Description: Access to data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: -5.0   E: 18.0   W: -100.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-10-17
Stop Date: 1989-03-07
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Upper Ocean Processes Group, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (508) 457-2000
Email: rweller at
Contact Address:
Upper Ocean Processes Group
Department of Physical Oceanography
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24