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CIS June 2012

27-March-2014 The surface buoy which sends real-time data via satellite has brocken free. The sensors will continue recording in delayed mode and will be recovered later this year.

June 2012 The Research ship Maria S. Merian has successfully serviced the CIS site. An Iridium communication system is now sending data in real time.
New graphs with the latest are shown below.

The latest data received from the CIS site was recorded on Friday, 20-Jun-2014 12:55 utc  


Graph of Temperatures at various depths


Graph of Salinity at various depths


Graph of Sigma-t at various depths


Temperature plotted against depth


Salinity plotted against depth


Sigma-t plotted against depth


Graph of Oxygen concentration


Graph of Oxygen concentration


Graph of pressures from various microcats

Sea Current at 1000m

Graph of Sea Current

Sea Current at 1000m

Graph of Aquadrop data


Position of mooring

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extract a subset of microcat and oxygen data

To Extract EuroSITES microcat and oxygen data

Click on the Button to
extract a subset of position data

To Extract EuroSITES CIS201206 Position Information

Click on the Button to
extract a subset of Aquadrop data

To Extract EuroSITES CIS201206 Aquadrop Information

Click her to view Mooring disposition is planned to be similar to the 2011 design

The link(s) below will take you to this observatory's previous data access area(s).

CIS ftp directory

CIS ANIMATE web page



If you use EuroSITES data in publications please acknowledge the EuroSITES Project . Also, we would appreciate receiving a preprint and/or reprint of publications utilizing these data for inclusion in the EuroSITES bibliography. These publications should be sent to:
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National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
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EuroSITES is a FP7 Collaborative Project coordinated by the
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK

Call FP7-ENV-2007-1, grant agreement N 202955
Sub-Activity 6.4.1. Earth Observation; Monitoring the ocean interior, seafloor, and subseafloor

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