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

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Abstract: Begun by NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
( 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
temperature ... View entire text
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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 Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: ACC#8900241 > REF#L00702
Dataset ID: ACC#9000110 > REF#L00914
Dataset ID: ACC#9100037 > REF#L01301

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: NODC.Services at
Contact Address:
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, 4th floor
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
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Phone: (301) 713-0575
Fax: (301) 713-1249
Email: peter.l.grimm at
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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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.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24