Given the significant importance of understanding and modeling levels of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere (and its potential sources and sinks), Ocean-Atmosphere Exchange and Global Biogeochemistry and Carbon Cycling are two of the OOI’s primary science themes. We address these themes in part through measurements of the air and surface water partial pressure of carbon […]
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In February, an OOI team, led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) installed one global surface mooring, one global profiler mooring, two flanking moorings, and a glider at the OOI Southern Ocean station at 55oS, 90oW.
On March 9th, the R/V Atlantis exited the Straights of Magellan en route from Punta Arenas, Chile to the Argentine Basin. The ship carried with it infrastructure and instruments for deployment at the OOI’s Argentine Basin Array and an OOI Team led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.