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Atlantic Ocean Projects

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Advancing Predictive understanding of North American Drought: The Role of the North Atlantic SST 8/1/14 7/31/18 North America ; Atlantic Ocean
An Investigation of Abyssal Mixing and Interior Transports in the North Atlantic: Tracer Studies 11/1/09 10/31/13 Atlantic Ocean
Assessing the Fidelity of Foraminiferal Mg/Ca- d18O to Estimate Seawater d18Or: A Multispecies Calibration-Validation Study 3/1/08 2/29/12 Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Multidecadal Variability: Mechanisms, Impact, and Predictability: A Study using Observations and IPCC AR4 Model Simulations 8/1/09 6/30/13 Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean Acidification Test-Bed 7/1/08 6/30/14 Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean Acidification Test-Bed 7/1/13 11/30/16 Atlantic Ocean
CICAR: Boundary Layer Experiments of Coral Reef Calcification and Net O2 Production 7/1/08 6/30/14 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research Reassessing the settlement history of the Faroe Islands using lipid biomarker 9/1/16 8/31/18 Atlantic Ocean ; Faroe Islands
Collaborative Research: Assessing Climate Model Simulations of Last Glacial Maximum Ocean Circulation with Carbons Isotopes 9/1/12 8/31/16 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Completing a 10-Year Record of Deep Western Boundary Current Observations at Line W; A Contribution to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Study 3/1/14 2/28/18 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Constraints on Sediment Physical Properties at the Cape Fear and Currituck landslides from velocity analysis of new, open access seismic reflection data 8/1/18 8/31/20 North America ; Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Defining the biogeochemical drivers of diatom physiological ecology in the North Atlantic 9/1/16 8/31/19 Atlantic Ocean ; Palisades, NY ; North Atlantic Ocean ; Narragansett, RI ; Rhode Island ; Woods Hole, MA ; Massachusetts
Collaborative Research: Dissolved phosphorus processing by Trichodesmium consortia: Quantitative partitioning, role of microbial coordination, and impact on nitrogen fixation 10/1/13 9/30/18 Atlantic Ocean ; Palisades, NY ; North Atlantic Ocean ; Woods Hole, MA
Collaborative Research: Examining Linkages Between the Agulhas Leakage and Ocean Overturning in the Last Glacial Cycle and through the Mid-Pleistocene Transition 9/1/18 8/31/21 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Flow, Turbulence and mixing in Mid-Ocean ridge Fracture Zone Canyons 9/1/13 8/31/18 Atlantic Ocean
P2C2: Collaborative Research: Past Ocean-Atmosphere Variability from Spatiotemporal Patterns of North Atlantic Climate During the Common Era 7/1/15 6/30/19 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Quantifying the ocean's response to solar forcing: Multidecadal to century-scale variability of North Atlantic SSTs over recent millennia 9/15/11 8/31/15 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Rio Grande Rise: New Questions on Plume Dynamics Atlantic Tectonic Evolution 2/15/17 1/31/20 Atlantic Ocean ; Rio Grande Rise
Collaborative Research: Seismic Study of the Galicia S Detachment 3/15/13 2/28/18 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: U.S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Section - Nd Isotope Distribution: Sources, Sinks, and Internal Cycling 3/1/10 2/28/13 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: U.S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Section: Analysis of 230Th, 232Th and 231Pa 4/1/10 3/31/15 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: Variations and Trends in Fall Precipitation over the Central United States: Issues of Physical Mechanisms, Circulation Anomalies and Boundary Forcing 6/15/08 5/31/13 Atlantic Ocean ; Pacific Ocean ; United States
Collaborative Research: Variations in Upper-mantle Temperature, Deformation, and Melting Inferred from the Seismic Structure of the Atlantic Basin 4/1/09 3/31/13 Atlantic Ocean
Core-log-seismic Integration at IODP Sites U1394, U1395, U1397, and U1399: An Approach to Velocity Modeling based on Synthetic Seismograms 2/3/12 2/16/15 Atlantic Ocean ; Caribbean ; Lesser Antilles ; Offshore, Lesser Antilles Island Arc
Deciphering Antarctic Intermediate Water Variability During the Pliocene 12/22/15 6/21/16 Global ; Antarctica ; Atlantic Ocean ; North Atlantic Ocean
Development of low Nitrogen: Phosphorus Ratios in the Euphotic Zone - The Phosphorus Side of the Sto 1/1/18 12/31/20 Central America ; Atlantic Ocean ; Gulf of Mexico
Earth-Life Transitions Collaborative Research: Evolutionary and ecological responses of small mammal communities to habitat and climate change over the last 5 million years 8/15/13 7/31/17 Atlantic Ocean
Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG) 9/1/11 12/31/15 Atlantic Ocean ; Central America ; Gulf of Mexico
Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG) 1/1/15 12/31/18 Atlantic Ocean ; Gulf of Mexico
Final stages of breakup and early spreading history of the Eastern North America passive margin from multichannel seismic data 3/15/16 2/28/19 Atlantic Ocean
Forward and Inverse Modeling the Neogene Evolution of the NJ Continental Margin Based on Results from IODP EXP 313 4/23/10 10/3/12 Atlantic Ocean ; New Jersey ; United States
Heinrich event iceberg flux, melting, and ocean circulation in the North Atlantic 9/1/16 8/31/19 Atlantic Ocean
High and Low-Latitude Controls on the Mean Position of the Atlantic ITCZ (0-150 ka BP) 10/1/09 9/30/13 Atlantic Ocean
High-resolution shipboard measurements of phytoplankton functional types and photosynthetic competency - a way forward for enhancing the utility of satellite Chlorophyll and SST for mapping coastal micro-scale features and frontal zones 1/8/16 1/7/19 Atlantic Ocean ; Arabian Sea
Holocene Variability of Atlantic Surface Properties and West African Aridity 7/1/08 6/30/13 Atlantic Ocean
Hurricane Interactive Track Simulator with Wind and Precipitation Scenarios 3/30/18 3/29/21 North America ; Atlantic Ocean ; United States ; Gulf of Mexico
Late Quaternary Variability of the Agulhas Thermohaline Valve from Nd Isotopes in Planktonic Foraminifera 9/1/10 8/31/14 Atlantic Ocean
Line W; A Sustained Measurement Program Sampling in the North Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current and Gulf Stream at 39N 3/1/08 2/28/15 Atlantic Ocean
Measurements of global ocean CO2 and acidification Global ; Atlantic Ocean
Mechanisms and Predictability of the Global Climate Impacts of Atlantic Multidecadal Variability 8/1/09 6/30/13 Atlantic Ocean
Mid-Atlantic Offshore Carbon Storage Resource Assessment Project 10/30/15 12/31/18 North America ; Atlantic Ocean ; Atlantic Ocean ; New England ; Canada
Nitrogen Fixation in the Equatorial Atlantic Upwelling System 6/18/15 9/30/17 Atlantic Ocean
Ocean Acidification - Category 1: Calibration and Application of the Boron Isotope Seawater-pH Indicator in Deep-water Corals 9/15/10 8/31/16 Global ; Atlantic Ocean ; Pacific Ocean
Ocean Acidification: Collaborative Research: Establishing the Magnitude of Sea-Surface Acidification During The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum 9/1/12 8/31/16 Global ; Pacific Ocean ; Atlantic Ocean ; equatorial Pacific ; South Atlantic
P2C2: Diagnosing the Dynamics of Past and Future North American Megadroughts 3/1/19 3/31/22 Global ; Pacific Ocean ; Atlantic Ocean ; North America
Predictability of Atlantic Hurricane Activity by the NMME Coupled Models 8/1/12 7/31/16 Atlantic Ocean
RAPID: Anthropogenic Radionuclides in the Atlantic Ocean 4 Decades after GEOSECS 12/1/09 8/31/13 Atlantic Ocean
RAPID: Continuation of U.S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Section: CFC and SF6 Measurements 7/1/11 6/30/13 Atlantic Ocean
RAPID: Rapid Assessment of Extent and Photophysiological Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 6/21/10 7/31/12 Atlantic Ocean ; Gulf of Mexico
Role of variable picoplankton cellular phosphorus turnover and allocation in marine phosphorus cycli 9/1/14 8/31/17 Atlantic Ocean
Synthetic Seismographs for Lithostratigraphy-Seismic Integration in the Golf of Cadiz, IODP Expedition 339 10/30/11 11/16/14 Atlantic Ocean
The Climate Change Signal in Hurricanes Today 10/1/18 9/30/20 Global ; Atlantic Ocean
U.S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Section: CFC and SF6 Measurements 12/1/09 11/30/12 Atlantic Ocean
EAGER: Measurement of Sulfur Hexafluoride and Argon-39 on Archived Samples from the Atlantic Ocean Collected in the 1980s 9/1/19 8/31/20 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: P2C2: Reconstructing Holocene Climate Change in the Southern Hemisphere from Southern Alps Mountain Glaciers and Tree Rings 9/1/19 8/31/22 Atlantic Ocean ; Oceania ; North Atlantic ; Southern Alps, New Zealand
Integrated Coastal Modeling (ICoM) 1/16/20 1/15/21 Atlantic Ocean