Deployment: AESOPS_Array

Deployment: 
AESOPS_Array
Chief Scientist: 
Dr Susumu Honjo (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
Co-Chief Scientist: 
Dr Jack Dymond (Oregon State University, OSU)
Synonyms: 
AESOPS-M1
AESOPS-M2
AESOPS-M3
AESOPS-M4
AESOPS-M5
AESOPS-M6
AESOPS-M7a
AESOPS-M7b
sediment trap
Platform Type:
 mooring
Start Date: 
1996-11-28
End Date: 
1998-01-27
Location: 
Ross Sea, Southern Ocean
Description

AESOPS sediment trap and current meter moorings

Mooring M1 was set at 53.031°S 174.730°W
in 5441 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M2 was set at 56.895°S 170.165°W
in 4924 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M3 was set at 60.283°S 170.056°W
in 3958 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M4 was set at 63.149°S 169.897°W
in 2886 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M5 was set at 66.161°S 168.672°W
in 3016 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M6 was set at 73.543°S 176.886°E
in 566 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M7a was set at 76.491°S 177.872°W
in 567 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

Mooring M7b was set at 76.495°S 178.022°W
in 582 meters of water during cruise NBP 96-5
and recovered during cruise NBP 98-2.

View a graphic showing the location
of AESOPS mooring arrays
, courtesy of Suzanne
O'Hara of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,
Columbia University.