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"Deepwater CTD - - 25.32N, -85.44W - 1969-00-02"

Metadata Updated: July 12, 2024

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the U. S. Department of the Interior funded the Deepwater Physical Oceanography Reanalysis and Synthesis of Historical Data Study in the Gulf of Mexico. MMS awarded the contract to the Texas A&M Research Foundation in July 1998. The basic study area is bounded by the shelf edge and the 25DGN latitude, which is the southern boundary; it extends from sea surface to sea floor. MMS has four objectives for the study. First is to create an inventory of physical oceanographic data and compile it into a single database on a CD-ROM. Second is to conduct analyses and interpretations of the physical oceanographic data to identify physical processes and phenomena. Third is to produce a climatology of the processes from available data and analyses and to prioritize the processes in terms of importance to improved understanding, simulation, and prediction of deepwater circulation. Fourth is to provide criteria and constraints useful in design of future field observations and numerical modeling efforts. Study results will provide MMS with information needed to direct its resources more efficiently and effectively in the review and assessment of potential environmental impacts of offshore oil and gas operations in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

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Metadata Date July 4, 2024
Metadata Created Date October 7, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 12, 2024
Reference Date(s) December 13, 2002 (creation), December 13, 2002 (issued)
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 4, 2024
Metadata Created Date October 7, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 12, 2024
Reference Date(s) December 13, 2002 (creation), December 13, 2002 (issued)
Responsible Party Texas A&M University, Department of Oceanography (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
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Lineage files first created on 2002-12-13 14:24
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Temporal Extent Begin 1968-01-20T03:14:07Z
Temporal Extent End 1968-01-20T03:14:07Z

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