DIMES

DIAPYCNAL AND ISOPYCNAL MIXING EXPERIMENT IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN

Main cruise webpage: DIMES Project

WHOI OML Participation

DIMES US2 TN246 on Thomas G. Thompson :

  • Utilized both OML VMP-5500 instruments, launched from WHOI HRP cradle assembly.
  • Tested 5 Rockland Scientific XMP Expendable Microstructure Profilers, sampled through a towed fish and ran through a fiber optic tether.

DIMES UK2 JC054 on James Cook

  • Provided technical support for Southhampton VMP-5500 operations
  • Profiled with OML VMP-5500 SN008 for 20 casts.

Planned for 2012

DIMES UK3 on James Cook

  • Will participate with both VMP-5500's. Expected testing of upgraded VMP-5500 with ECM.

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