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Earth Institute Research Projects

South China Sea-Indonesia Seas Transportation/Exchange (Site)

Lead PI: Raden Susanto

Unit Affiliation: Ocean & Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

March 2008 - February 2013
Inactive
Pacific Ocean ; South China Sea ; Indonesian Seas
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: In cooperation with China and Indonesia, the team will use trawl-resistant bottom-mounted ADCPs and an array of high-frequency radar to collect data as a baseline for circulation and to validate the high-resolution nested Regional Ocean Model System.

OUTCOMES: Two of three moorings were recovered and one was redeployed. Data from the moorings is being analyzed. Three journal publications.

SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation (NSF)

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$816,137

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Agency for Marine and Fisheries Research, First Institute of Oceanography (China)

WEBSITE:

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=0751927&HistoricalAwards=false

KEYWORDS

water transport acoustic doppler current profiler variability ocean and climate physics climate oceans global ocean circulation heat flux