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Dye releases were used to study cross-frontal exchange, Scanfish used to monitor dye dispersion, 1999, GLOBEC
Entry ID: dye_bh_GB

Abstract: Two cruises were undertaken in May and June 1999 in which dye patches were
released to study cross-frontal exchange. On Oceanus Cruise 342, led by Bob
Houghton of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), dye was released in the
bottom mixed layer. Jim Ledwell of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
(WHOI), led Endeavor Cruise 323/324 in which dye ... View entire text
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Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System, Directory of data page;
see object: "dye_hb", (Bob Houghton Investigator)

Description: R/V Oceanus 342 Cruise Report, preliminary data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.0   E: -66.8   W: -67.5
Min Depth: 1M Max Depth: 200M

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-05-20
Stop Date: 1999-06-07
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 2 second
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with the
investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and anticipate that
the data collectors will be co-authors of published results. This extends to
model results and to data organized for retrospective studies.

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Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
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Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-24