Month: March 2020

Global Carbon Data Management and Synthesis Project

Global Carbon Data Management and Synthesis Project Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigators: Brendan Carter, NOAA Pacific Environmental Laboratory & Rik Wannikhof, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Metoerological Laboratory Project Summary 1.1. Project justification Over the past two and a half centuries, the surface oceans have absorbed approximately 30% of …

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Observing System Monitoring Center

Observing System Monitoring Center Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigator: Eugene Burger, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory Project Summary The Observing System Monitoring Center (OSMC) 1 project exists to join the discrete “networks” of in situ ocean observing platforms — ships, surface floats, profiling floats, tide gauges, etc. – …

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Climate Variability in Ocean Surface Turbulent Fluxes

Climate Variability in Ocean Surface Turbulent Fluxes Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark A. Bourassa, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies Project Summary Florida State University (FSU) produces monthly in-situ fields of surface winds (the ‘FSU Winds’) for the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans. We are developing a …

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Drifters Deployed for 8 Schools Across Country

Drifters Deployed for 8 Schools Across Country The Adopt a Drifter Program recently deployed drifters for eight schools around the country. These drifters were deployed off the R/V Ron Brown on its way to Cape Town, South Africa. The Adopt a Drifter Program allows schools to “adopt” drifting buoys by having the students sign NOAA stickers that are …

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