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E2-M3A   

The E2-M3A mooring was redeployed in October 2009 and has begun transmitting real-time data.
The data are displayed on the the following web page http://nettuno.ogs.trieste.it/eurosites/Real_time.html
The transmissions ceased on 22nd january 2010.

The disposition of the buoy deployed in 2009 is shown below shown below.


Diagrams of the moorings
deployed in Septeber 2009.

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Graphs of conductivity and Temperature time series for the period of November 2006-August 2009
The mooring was serviced in April 2007, January 2008, October 2008 and August 2009.
All data have had spikes removed and have been filtered with a 33hz Hamming filter.

Conductivity
with CTD points form various cruises



 

Potential Temperature and Salinity



Figure 1 - E3M3A : conductivity time series at each depth and comparison with CTD data obtained from different cruises along the period 2006-2009.   Figure 2 - E2M3A : time series of potential temperature and Salinity (Nov2006-Oct2009).

Potential Density



 

ODV plots of T, S and Sigma-t



Figure 3 - E2M3A : time series of potential density (Nov2006-Oct2009).   Figure 4 - E2M3A : ODV plots of T, S and Sigma-t (Nov2006-Oct2009).

 

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:
  EuroSITES Data Manager
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
Waterfront Campus, European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
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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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