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Campaign Name : PIRATA BR-16
Objective : Mooring of 8 ATLAS buoys and collecting of oceanographic, bathymetric and meteorological data.
Cruise Period :

12OCT2015 (Vitória/ ES) – 30JAN2016 (Fortaleza/ CE)

LEG1 – 12OCT2015 (Vitória/ ES) – 23OCT2015 (Fortaleza/ CE)
LEG2 – 27OCT2015 (Fortaleza/ CE) – 11NOV2015 (Natal/ RN)
LEG3 – 18JAN2016 (Niterói/ RJ) – 30JAN2016 (Fortaleza/ CE)

Limits : North : 15.0   South : -19.0   West : -38.0   East : -30.0
Ship Name : Vital de Oliveira (LEG1 and LEG2); Antares (LEG3)
Chief Scientist(s) :
Project : PIRATA
Responsible Laboratory : Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais – INPE
Rod. Pres. Dutra km 40
Cachoeira Paulista, SP – Brazil
Summary of
Measurements :

– Recovery and mooring of 8 ATLAS buoys – 1 (15ºN38ºW), 2 (12ºN38ºW), 3 (08ºN38ºW), 4 (04ºN38ºW), 5 (00º 35ºW), 6 (08ºS30ºW), 7 (14ºS32ºW) e 8 (19ºS34ºW);
– Atmospheric profiling data collected from radiosonde daily at 12h Zulu time;
– Continuous measurements of atmospheric parameters (meteorological station);
– Underway measurements of surface pCO2;
– XBT and MVP shots during trips in transit;
– CTD measurements;
– Multibeam sonar for bathymetric surveys;
– Thermosalinograph measurements during trips in transit;
– ADCP current data.

Contact : NOBRE Paulo
Comments :

CITATION: NOBRE Paulo (2015) PIRATA BR-16 cruise, RV Vital de Oliveira and RV Antares.


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Data da última atualização: 22/08/2021.