Dataset: drifter_tracks
Deployment: AL9506

Drifter track data from Georges Bank, 1995-1999
Principal Investigator: 
Richard Limeburner (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Shannon Rauch (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
01 June 2012
Version Date: 

Satellite-tracked drifters with holey sock drogues centered at 10, 15 and 40-m depths were deployed over Georges Bank during 1995-99 in support of the U.S. GLOBEC/Georges Bank Program.

Christopher E. Naimie, Richard Limeburner, Charles G. Hannah and Robert C. Beardsley, 2001. On the geographic and seasonal patterns of the near-surface circulation on Georges Bank - from real and simulated drifters. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, vol 48, pp 501-518.

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