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Water Velocity data from the Marine Light - Mixed Layer Experiment 1991 (MLML91)
Entry ID: mlml91_Water

Abstract: The Marine Light - Mixed Layer Experiment took place in
the sub-Arctic North Atlantic ocean, approximately 275
miles south of Reykjavik, Iceland in 2822m of water.
Data is available from a mooring fielded from
April 29-September 6, 1991.
The experiment was funded by the Office Of Naval Research.

Water Velocities Data from this experiment include:

12384 records
Sample Rate: 900 seconds (15 Minute)
Depth Bins: 20 bins, at 10, 30, 50, 70, 86, 102, 118, 134, 150, 166,
182, 198, 214, 230, 246, 262, 278, 294, and 310 m
Variables: velocity east and north are provided, in cm/s.
Instruments include: Vector Averaging Wind Recorder, Brancker
Temperature recorder, and Multi-Variable Moored System

Related URL
Description: Download Water velocity data page for Mixed Layer Experiment
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: -5.0   E: 18.0   W: -100.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-04-30
Stop Date: 1991-09-06
ISO Topic Category
Data Center
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
Plueddemann, A. J., R. A. Weller, T. D. Dickey, J. Marra,
G. H. Tupper, B. S. Way, W. M. Ostrom, P. R. Bouchard,
A. L. Oien, and N. R. Galbraith, The Marine Light-Mixed
Layer Experiment Cruise and Data Report, Woods Hole
Oceanographic Inst. Tech. Rep 93-33, Woods Hole, MA, 124 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-12-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24