Pioneer Array

Map of approximate sampling areas of moorings (yellow box), AUVs (red box), and gliders (white box). Dominant currents are labelled, as well as locations of nearby existing monitoring sites. (Credit: Plueddemann, Sosik and Trowbridge, WHOI; Illustration by Jack Cook)

(Click to enlarge) Map of approximate sampling areas of moorings (yellow box), AUVs (red box), and gliders (white box). Dominant currents are labelled, as well as locations of nearby existing monitoring sites. (Credit: Plueddemann, Sosik and Trowbridge, WHOI; Illustration by Jack Cook)

Description

Disclaimer: All data are subject to revision without notice; exact locations of mooring sites are not yet finalized; exact depths of sensors will be determined at the time of deployment.

Location and Sampling

Location, Central Mooring: 

  • 40.14°N, 70.78°W

Approximate Water Depth: 

  • 133 meters at center of moored array

AUV sampling area (approximate): 

  • 80 x 110 km box centered on moored array
  • Box Corners:

    • SE: 39.67°N, 70.25°W
    • SW: 39.67°N, 71.17°W
    • NW: 40.67°N, 71.17°W
    • NE: 40.67°N, 70.25°W

Glider sampling area (approximate): 

  • 130 x 185 km box over outer shelf and slope sea