Japanese Kuroshio Extension Observatory (37.9°N, 146.6°E)

The Japanese Kuroshio Extension Observatory (JKEO) moored buoy was located north of the Kuroshio Extension at 146°E, 38°N. It was a collaborative effort with the PMEL Ocean Climate Station (OCS) and JAMSTEC. It was deployed as a companion to the KEO mooring. The JKEO mooring was deployed with the PMEL MAPCO2TM system from February 18, 2007 until October 4, 2007.

Please visit the JKEO Website for more information.

Finalized Data: National Centers for Environmental Information NCEI.

Plots of surface water and atmospheric CO2: