Accession Number : AD0760683

Title :   Deep Moored Instrument Station Cruise Report: NORPAX Cruise 7302; R/V ALEXANDER AGASSIZ, February 5-23, 1973.

Corporate Author : SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CALIF

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : The primary objectives of NORPAX Cruise 7302 were: (1) Service and calibrate all SIO Catamaran buoys; (2) Recover Buoy no. 56. The Secondary objectives were: (1) STD lowerings every 1/2 degree between 43 degrees N and 30 degrees N to a depth of 1000 meters. (2) XBT drops every 1/2 degree throughout cruise. (3) Hydrographic casts as calibration check of STD and XBT. (4) Continuous record of surface temperature and salinity from thermosalinograph. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT, CALIBRATION), (*METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, MAINTENANCE), (*BUOYS, MAINTENANCE), PACIFIC OCEAN, WEATHER STATIONS, MARINE METEOROLOGY

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE