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  • Instrument Development Mooring Technology Current moored profiling technology is severely limited by battery power. This means that if we want to observe with a profiling mooring for a year, one must suffice ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2012, 11:22 AM by Matthew Alford
  • Northwest Coastal Oceanography Embedded in the California Current System (CCS), the low-frequency oceanography of the Washington (WA) continental shelf (Figure 1) has been studied in a great detail over the last several ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2012, 9:20 PM by mikutas
  • Global Internal Waves General circulation models (e.g. Samelson, 1998) indicate that the thermohaline circulation is highly sensitive to the global magnitude and distribution of mixing. Recent observations (e.g. Polzin et al ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2011, 1:00 PM by WaveChasers APL
  • Abyssal Flows and Mixing The abyssal ocean was once thought to be stagnant.  Recent work is showing it to be anything but.  This is important since the water that has sunk at the poles ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2012, 10:25 AM by Matthew Alford
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