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IMOS SOOP Expendable Bathythermographs (XBT) Research Group

Researchers: Data Officer (Point of contact , Distributor) ,  Data Officer (Point of contact , Distributor) ,  Cowley, Rebecca (Processor) ,  Cowley, Rebecca (Processor)

Brief description IMOS Ship of Opportunity Underway Expendable Bathythermographs (XBT) group is a research and data collection project working within the IMOS Ship of Opportunity Multi-Disciplinary Underway Network sub-facility. Five major (HRX) high-resolution XBT lines provide boundary to boundary profiling and closely spaced sampling to resolve mesoscale eddies, fronts and boundary currents. The lines are repeated 4 times per year by an on-board technician. The routes sample each major boundary current system using available commercial vessel traffic. All of the transects transmit data in real-time.

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Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is enabled by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). It is operated by a consortium of institutions as an unincorporated joint venture, with the University of Tasmania as Lead Agent.

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CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere

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Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

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Royal Australian Navy (RAN)

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)","Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)

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180,35 180,-78 30,-78 30,35 180,35

105,-21.5

-78,35 -78,-78 -180,-78 -180,35 -78,35

-129,-21.5

text: northlimit=35.00; southlimit=-78.00; westlimit=30.00; eastLimit=180.00

text: northlimit=35.00; southlimit=-78.00; westlimit=-180.00; eastLimit=-78.00

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(Link to Expendable Bathythermograph page on IMOS website)

uri : http://imos.org.au/expendablebathythermograph.html

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