Bermuda Testbed Mooring (31.5°N, 64°W)

The MAPCO2TM system was first deployed on the Bermuda Testbed Mooring (BTM) on October 22, 2005. The mooring was located ~80 km southeast of Bermuda. Instruments were being used to collect meteorological and spectral radiometric measurements from a buoy tower. Subsurface measurements included currents, temperature, conductivity, several inherent and apparent optical properties, and nitrate and trace element concentrations. The high temporal resolution, long-term data collected from the mooring provide important information concerning episodic and periodic processes ranging in scale from minutes to years. The mooring was discontinued in October 2007. 

Note: The BTM was discontinued on October 1, 2007. Efforts are underway to re-establish a mooring at the BATS site.

Finalized Data: National Centers for Environmental Information NCEI.

Plots of surface water and atmospheric CO2: