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Earth Institute Research Projects

Weddell Sea Moorings

Lead PI: Mr. Bruce A. Huber , Professor Arnold L. Gordon

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

July 2008 - June 2014
Inactive
Southern Ocean ; Weddell Gyre
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will maintain deep and bottom water oceanographic moorings to monitor properties of the outflowing waters from formation sites in the Weddell Sea.

OUTCOMES: Moorings have were serviced in 2011

SPONSOR:

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$932,179

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Cooperative Institute for Climate Applications and Research

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

British Antarctic Survey

KEYWORDS

oceans circumpolar deep water (cdw) moorings ocean and climate physics maintenance bottom water