Ship ops teleconference notes – May/05/2017 and May/16/2017

Call minutes – Inner Shelf DRI ship ops (May/05/2017 and May/16/2017) Soliton chasing module (8-12 h, nighttime): Data from the Pilot experiment: High-frequency IWs dissipate at ~15-30 m, signal is very messy and weak around the rocky outcrop, but could still make out some of it. Between 50 m and 30 m, signal of the packet was clear. If Biosonics echosounders … Read More

Ship ops teleconference notes – April/26/2017

Call minutes – Inner Shelf DRI ship ops (April/26/2017) Ride: 3-4 kt, fishing reel with microstructure profiler, bow chain with RBR Solos/Concertos and side-mounted ADCP. Sep/17-19: Overlap with Sproul. Sproul: 4 kt, bow chain, SADCP (maybe a side-mounted ADCP), fishing reel/winch (possibly borrow one of J. Nash’s) with towed body (an RBR Concerto, or Drew Lucas’ RBR with chl-a fluorometer … Read More

Ship ops teleconference notes – April/05/2017

Call minutes – Inner Shelf DRI ship ops (April/05/2017) •Paul Chua will be on the Ride. •One engineer from Jen’s group will be on the Sproul. •Need to think about brief larger-scale surveys to help interpret the main experiment data. •Falk’s + Matt’s NPS drifter deployments: Crosses with 5 drifters are good, other spatial arrangements may work too. •Sproul can … Read More

Full 2009 Model Simulation FTLE Movie

In planning for the drifter releases, Matt Spydell has put together this movie for the entire 2009 simulation: Aug 15 – Nov 15 using the 200m and 66 m (north and south) grids. The movie is long, you can speed it up 2x using the tools button.  The top panels are finite-time forward Lyupanov exponents for times at 2, 4, 6, and 10 … Read More

Notes from conference call 01 March 2017

Inner Shefl DRI Monthly Meeting 2017-03-01 Gordon Farquharson, Chris Chickadel, Melissa Moulton, Nirni Kumar, Johannes Becherer, David Honegger, Joe Calantoni, Ed Braithwaite, John Colosi, Roland Romeiser, Tony de Paolo, Amy Waterhouse, Art Miller, Jack Barth, Kevin Hass, Jim Moum, Jim Thompson, Jim Lerczak Agenda IOP schedule (and beyond) Timing: * Sept 12 – 19th: Sally Ride, Oceanus, Sproul all present … Read More