cp_564-20170817T1020

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

The Pioneer Array is located off the coast of New England, south of Martha's Vineyard. The Continental Shelf-Slope area off the New England coast is a highly productive area and one that is located at a dynamic intersection where ocean currents meet in weather-like fronts, and where nutrients, pollutants, and other properties are exchanged between the coast and the deep ocean. Data from the inshore, shelf area helps to examine exchanges between the shelf and slope and the shelf ecosystem, as well as provide broader insight into the issues of air-sea gas exchange, including Carbon Dioxide. In order to provide synoptic, multi-scale observations of the outer continental shelf, shelf break region, and continental slope, the moored portion of the Pioneer Array is supplemented by six Coastal Gliders. The role of the Coastal Gliders is to monitor the mesoscale field of the slope sea and outer shelf, resolving rings, eddies and meanders from the Gulf Stream as they impinge on the shelf break front. The AUVs are the primary tools for resolving cross- and along-front eddy fluxes due to frontal instabilities, wind forcing, and mesoscale variability. This dataset contains raw Slocum glider data parsed directly from the native glider file format. No corrections or other quality control algorithms have been applied.

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Metadata Date February 6, 2019
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) February 12, 2018 (creation), February 12, 2018 (issued)
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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 6, 2019
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) February 12, 2018 (creation), February 12, 2018 (issued)
Responsible Party Ocean Observatories Initiative (Point of Contact)
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Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Data Service Type ERDDAP tabledap
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Temporal Extent Begin 2017-08-17T10:35:32Z
Temporal Extent End 2017-10-03T13:20:58Z

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