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Air-Sea Interaction Meteorology: The ASIMET System

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NTAS buoy alone in the Atlantic
row of buoys during instrument burn-in
Toroid-shape buoy
buoys during burn-in at WHOI
Buoy made of Surlyn foam
NTAS buoy
STRATUS buoy off Chile
2005 CLIMODE buoy
row of buoys during instrument burn-in
Early tower designs used a tripod shape, like on these FASINEX buoys from the early 1990s. They left little room for instruments and made it hard to get into the buoy well, where the batteries and data processors are stored. (photo courtesy Robert Weller, WHOI)