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Campaign Name : PIRATA BR-02
Objective : Mooring of 6 ATLAS buoys and collecting of oceanographic, bathymetric and meteorological data.
Cruise Period :

29JAN1999 (Fortaleza/ CE) – 12MAR1999 (Natal/ RN)

LEG1 – 29JAN1999 (Fortaleza/ CE) – 11FEB1999 (Fortaleza/ CE)
LEG2 – 17FEB1999 (Fortaleza/ CE) – 25 FEB1999 (Natal/ RN)
LEG3 – 01MAR1999 (Natal/ RN) – 12MAR1999 (Natal/ RN)

Limits : North : 15.0   South : -4.0   West : -38.0   East : -23.0
Ship Name : Antares
Chief Scientist(s) : VIANNA Marcio
Project : PIRATA
Responsible Laboratory : Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais – INPE
Rod. Pres. Dutra km 40
Cachoeira Paulista, SP – Brazil
Summary of
Measurements :

– Recovery of 3 buoys and mooring of 6 ATLAS buoys;
– 32 CTD stations at the buoy mooring points and along the meridians 038°W, 035°W and 023°W;
– 92 XBT shots every 60 miles during trips in transit, in depths above 200 m;
– Deployment of 5 drifting buoys;
– ADCP current data.

Contact : NOBRE Paulo
Comments :

CITATION: NOBRE Paulo (1999) PIRATA BR-02 cruise, RV Antares.


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BIBLIOGRAPHY (PIRATA Science Publications)

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