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ITP23 Overview

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Surface package and supplemental flotation of ITP 23 after deployment near 82° N in the Beaufort Gyre.

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Surface package and supplemental flotation of ITP 23 after deployment near 82° N in the Beaurfort Gyre. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)


Deployment Location: 8/5/2008, 00:00 UTC at 81° 44.5’N, 150° 53.4’W

Last Location: 9/3/2011, 23:00 UTC at 80° 32.8’ N, 107° 40.0’ W  

Duration: 1125 days

Distance Travelled: 6442 km

Number of profiles: 1410 in 702 days

Other instruments: AOFB 17

ITP 23 was deployed on a 1.9 m thick ice floe in the Beaufort Sea as part of the Beaufort Gyre Observing System (BGOS) during the JOIS 2008 cruise on the CCGS Louis S. St. Laurent. On the same icefloe, a Naval Postgraduate School Arctic Ocean Flux Buoy (AOFB 17) was also installed. The ITP included a dissolved oxygen sensor and operated on a standard sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.



Last updated: April 14, 2014
 


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