Apex Surface Mooring

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Global Southern Ocean
A Surface Mooring is a type of mooring that contains a surface buoy floating on the sea surface and instruments located at fixed depths through the water column. The surface buoy provides a platform on which to secure surface instruments, allowing for the collection of data in the air and in the water, as well as an antenna to transmit data to shore via satellite.
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Deployment Cruise Start Date Stop Date Mooring Asset Node Asset Sensor Asset Latitude Longitude Deployment Depth Water Depth
1 AT-26-29 02/18/2015 12/27/2015 CGMGS-01SUMO-00001 -54.4083 -89.3575
2 NBP-15-11 12/14/2015 12/12/2016 CGMGS-01SUMO-00002 -54.4041 -89.2069
3 NBP16-10 11/25/2016 12/09/2018 CGMGS-01SUMO-00003 -54.4076 -89.3567
4 DY096 12/04/2018 CGMGS-01SUMO-00004 -54.4072 -89.206

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Metadata Start Date End Date Comment
12/8/17, 7:00 PM

Deployment 3: Recovery of the mooring was planned during the NBP 17-09 cruise (Nov - Dec 2017) but not completed due to adverse weather conditions. Recovery options are pending. Instruments that are still operational are likely reaching (or have surpassed) their deployment lifespan.

Id: 834 By: lgarzio