Historical PIRATA Mooring Status
Summary of current deployments�
History of PIRATA sites
PM-036A - Deployed 1998/027 - 1999/036. Modules SSC, TP300 (intermittant), RH/AT 0.
PM-073A - Deployed 1999/036 - 2000/074 SSC biased Subsurface data intermittant
PM-136A - Deployed 2000/075 - 2001/105. Winds anomalous w/clim adj sites since depl. Subsurface temps intermittantly 0
PM-203A - Deployed 2001/105 - 2002/094. 40m cond reads high
PM-280A - Deployed 2002/095 - 2003/198 Rain and SSC failed. AT and RH read high. Subsurface 0,T60 intermittant. Rec notes: 20m and 140m modules missing. Top section unbolted.
PM-380A - Deployed 2003/198- 2004/214. 40m cond reads low. Rain failed. T60 shows persistant temp inversion. T80, T100, TP500, TP300 0
PM-455A - Deployed 2004/214 - 2005/200. Subsurface intermittently 0. Rec Notes: SSC missing, wind base broken and wind direction not reliable. SWR dusty
PM-531A - Deployed 2005/200 - 2006/334 Subsurf intermittant below SSC. Subsurf mostly ok after 12 days of missing data; T180 and TP300 intermittent. Rec Notes: T180 lost.
PM-660A - Deployed 2006/334 - 2008/093. Flux enhanced site. V10 failed, rain noisy (failed), wind anomalous. Some subsurf intermittant sensors
PM-734A - Deployed 2008/093 - 2009/084. Transmitting on failsafe
PM-805A - Deployed 2009/085 - 2010/211
PM-916A - Deployed 2010/211-2011/242 All cond bad. SSC failed. REC NOTES: SWR and LWR fouled. 60m module mount broken, 60m module and 80m module both at 80m
PI-169A - Deployed 2011/242 -2013/164. Wind, rain, LWR failed.
PI-195A - Deployed 2013/165-2014/195. Rain failed. REC NOTES: SWR damaged, T140m lost
PI-209A - Deployed 2014/196
PM-070A - Deployed 1999/034 - 2000/076 SSC failed, T100, T120 failed
PM-137A - Deployed 2000/076 - 2001/006 Buoy went adrift and was recovered by RV Sonne. Wire had parted below 500m, all subsurface modules were recovered.
PM-204A - Deployed 2001/106 - 2002/096. Winds and C20 failed
PM-281A - Deployed 2002/097- 2003/199. SSC/SST failed, C 20 failed. Subsurface intermittantly 0. Rec Notes: Fishing line around 20m module.
PM-381A - Deployed 2003/199- 2004/214. Rain and RH failed, wind failed.T80, T100 0
PM-457A - Deployed 2004/215 - 2005/198 SSC failed, wind failed Rec Notes: 100m and 120m modules missing. Anemometer mounted 180 off
PM-529A - Deployed 2005/198 - 2006/336. RH failed, SSC (cond failed) T80 intermittent, rain failed. Rec Notes: T20 and T80 missing, fishing line @ 40m
PM-661A - Deployed 2006/336 - 2007/127. Rain and C40 failed. Swapped rain gauge and tube on PI1-07-RB. No sign of vandalism.
PM-661B - Deployed 2007/127 - 2008/094 Rain failed, TC 120 intermitent
PM-735A - Deployed 2008/094 - 2009/086. Rain failed
PM-806A - Deployed 2009/086 - 2010/209 T180 and TP 300 missing. Fishing line around 180m module location
PM-914A - Deployed, 2010/209-2011/240. Rain and wind failed. Rec Notes: Anemometer missing, SWR fouled. Fishing line on 80 and 100m modules.
PI-168A - Deployed, 2011/240 - 2013/166. SSC failed
PI-196A - Deployed, 2013/166- 2014/211. Rain failed, wind direction ~ 80 deg off . REC NOTES: TC40m lost
PI-210A - Deployed, 2014/211
PM-037A - Deployed 1998/030 - 1999/039. Modules SSC (intermittent), T80, t120 failed (T120 LOST)
PM-074A - Deployed 1999/039 - 2000/078 Radiation failed (FFFF) Wind U/V vane -> 0 * Transmitting on failsafe ID as of 1999/242, no data*
PM-138A - Deployed 2000/078 - 2001/108
PM-205A - Deployed 2001/108 - 2002/099. Winds and C40m failed
PM-282A - Deployed 2002/187 - 2003/201. SST and SSC failed. All subsurface 0 2003/003. Rec Notes: All modules recovered.
PM-383A - Deployed 2003/201 - 2004/216. SSC failed, Wind failed
PM-459A - Deployed 2004/217- 2005/202 Rain, SSC failed Rec Notes: Some fish gear @60m but all recovered
PM-533A - Deployed 2005/203 - 2006/331 Subsurf intermittently 0 2005/344. Rec Notes: SSC unplugged, fishing line throughout 1st reel of nylon. Gash in nilspin @ 40m
PM-659A - Deployed 2006/332 - 2008/109. SSC failed, C20 failed, subsurf below 40m int.
PM-737A - Deployed 2008/109 - 2009/087
PM-807A - Deployed 2009/088 - 2010/026. Buoy adrift 2010/018. Rec Notes: recovered by Brazilian navy ship Comandante Manhaes. Rain and wind sensors broken and no subsurf recovered.
PM-919A - Deployed 2010/213- 2011/245. Buoy moved up to 35nm while deployed. AT, SSC, wind failed. Rec Notes: Rain gauge damaged. Top 4 modules to 60m fouled. SSC did not have top poison puck. Fishing lines from 100-500m. Korean fishing ship in area during recovery.
PI-170A - Deployed 2011/245-2013/168. Wind failed. REC NOTES: Wind sensor missing. Fishing line entangled in mooring to 180m. 20m, 40m, 100m 140m modules lost. 180m module slid to 100m position.
PI-197A - Deployed 2013/168-2014/213. Wind failed, SSC failed, AT and RH failed. REC NOTES: "Lots of fishing lines and buoy attached to mooring. Radar reflector was removed."
PI-211A - Deployed 2014/213
PM-076A - Deployed 1999/051 - *. Modules T180, TP300 failed. TC40 0 first 9 days of depl. * Stopped transmitting 1999/173. ATRH failed 2 hours prior to last transmissions, indicating possible vandalism. MOORING LOST AT SEA
PM-139A - Deployed 2000/080 - 2001/119. AT reads high (failed). T60 and T100 0.
PM-207A - Deployed 2001/111 - 2002/101 C40m failed
PM-283A - Deployed 2002/101 - 2003/203. Winds, SWR, rain failed; Subsurface 0. Rec Notes: Heavily fished: wind SWR, T20, T40, T80 missing. Rain gauge damaged.
PM-384A - Deployed 2003/203 - 2004/218. C40 failed. TP500 intermittent
PM-461A - Deployed 2004/219 - 2005/218. SSC failed Rec Notes: SSC cable not connected, TC 40, TC120, T180 lost.
PM-541A - Deployed 2005/218 - 2006/338. Subsurf T60-500 intermittently 0 2005/240. Rain failed. Rec Notes: T120m lost, cut in nilspin 2m below buoy. Fishing gear 50m - 80m.
PM-662A - Deployed 2006/339 - 2008/097. Rain failed, SSC failed, TC 40 intermittent
PM-736A - Deployed 2008/097 - 2009/089
PM-808A - Deployed 2009/089 - 2010/215 Rec Notes: Rain gauge damaged, SSC, TC 120m and T140m missing.
PM-921A - Deployed 2010/215 - 2011/247. Wind failed, rain failed, SSC failed. Rec Notes:Top ring broken, rope attached to tower, wind sensor gone. Top 5 modules (to 80m) fouled
PI-171A - Deployed 2011/247-2013/170. SWR failed, rain failed. REC NOTES: 20m and 40m modules lost. Fishing line to 140m
PI-198A - Deployed 2013/170 - 2013/304. Rain failed. Adrift. Recovered by Cruzeiro do Sul (Brasil DHN).
PI-212A - Deployed 2014/215
PM-035A - Deployed 1998/021 - 1999/054. Modules T40, TP500, SSC failed
PM-077A - Deployed 1999/054 - 2000/088.Wind U/V Vane ->0. Rain reads anomalously high
PM-077B 1999/204. Rain gauge was replaced by French R/V THALASSA AT failed (reads high)
PM-140A - Deployed 2000/088 - 2001/122. SSC/SST and T180 read 0. Nylon parted in 4th reel during recovery (fish bite?), and 2.5 reels of nylon plus acoustic release were lost.
PM-212A - Deployed 2001/122- 2002/103. SSC and TC 20m failed
PM-284A - Deployed 2002/104- 2003/213. Rain and all subsurf failed. Rec Notes: Top section disconnected, fishing line around 20m module, 40m module missing.
PM-389A - Deployed 2003/213- 2004/230. Rain and SST/C failed.
PM-464A - Deployed 2004/231 - 2005/188. SSC failed and subsurf int 0 Rec Notes: Wind base broken and winds unreliable, SSC and T40 missing
PM-527A - Deployed 2005/188 - 2005/216 Rain gauge bumped ship during depl and rain data questionable. SST/C intermittent, T80 intermittent
PM-527B - Deployed 2005/216 - 2005/229 Swapped rain gauge but data still bad. ATRH bad
PM-527C - Deployed 2005/229 - 2006/316 Swapped ATRH. Subsurf intermittent. Rec Notes: Fishing hawser tied to buoy, fishing line throughout nylon, wire rope cut to core at 2m. SSC, T20m, T40m, T60m, T80m missing
PM-649A - Deployed 2006/316 - 2006/328. Buoy was not anchored. Rec Notes: Nylon was broken 40m into 1st reel. Buoy had drifted ~35nm from depl position
PM-649B - Deployed 2006/328 - 2008/112.Redeployed mooring with same sensors. ATand RH failed, rain failed, all subsurf intermittent. Wind failed. Rec Notes: Lost nylon and release during recovery.
PM-738A - Deployed 2008/112 - 2009/091. SWR failed, rain failed. REC NOTES: SWR missing, rain damaged. 1/3 of tower ring missing. SSC and 20m module missing, fishing line to 80m.
PM-809A - Deployed 2009/091- 2010/227. Wind anomalous and bad
PM-924A - Deployed 2010/227 - 2011/257. Rec Notes: There was a "huge trap cable usually used by big ships. This cable was around the donut. The frame was clean in the lower part by friction. The cable connecting the modules to the tube was unplugged due to the smaller cables tied on the frame. ATRH was damaged (support was forced down), SWR damaged "without the upper disc" Fishing line fouled in modules to 100m, SSC damaged.
PI-172A - Deployed 2011/257 - 2013/132. At and RH failed, SSC failed, rain failed, wind failed. REC NOTES: Lots of fishing lines in toroid, tower, and weir. Wind sensor and radar reflector gone, ATRH damaged. 2 modules missing.
PI-188A - Deployed 2013/132-2013/133.Was not anchored, recovered and redeployed with same instruments.
PI-188B - Deployed 2013/133-2014/225. Rain, SWR , SSC failed. REC NOTES: Lots of fishing lines in the buoy. Tower was damaged, several parts broken and SWR stolen.
PI-213A - Deployed 2014/225
PM-544A - Deployed 2005/243 - 2006/308. Buoy was accidentally deployed upside down. Rec Notes: TC 20m missing. Fishing gear in nylon and around TC20m mount.
PM-638A - Deployed 2006/308 - 2008/125. T80 and TP300 0 at anchor drop.T60, TC 120, TP 500 intermittent. Rec notes: Release did not fire, mooring cut to recover.
PM-741A - Deployed 2008/125 - 2009/071. Tower and surface instruments recovered by Brazilian Navy after "adrift" positions reported by electronics tube. Subsurface (toroid / modules) on site and recovered.
PM-804A - Deployed 2009/071 - 2010/242. Stopped transmitting because of low batv. Rec Notes: Fishing net and lines to 80m, TC 120m missing.
PM-927A - Deployed 2010/242 - 2011/275. ATRH hourly values all 0. Rec Notes: TP 500 lost.
PI-175A - Deployed 2011/275 - 2013/066. Nortek current meter at 10m, not realtime. SSC, TC40m failed. Rec Notes: Fishing line around 80, 100, 140, 180, 300m.
PI-185A - Deployed 2013/066 - 2014/242. Nortek current meter at 10m. cond 5m failed. REC NOTES: 20m and 80m modules lost.
PI-216A - Deployed 2014/242
PM-543A - Deployed 2005/235 - 2006/310.
PM-639A - Deployed 2006/311 - 2008/123. Wind anomalous, TC 20
PM-740A - Deployed 2008/123 - 2009/245
PM-841A - Deployed 2009/245 - 2010/240
PM-926A - Deployed 2010/240 - 2011/273. Rec Notes: Fishing line around 120 and 140m modules.
PI-174A- Deployed 2011/273-2013/069. Rain failed since depl. SSC and SWR failed. All recovered.
PI-186A - Deployed 2013/070 - 2013/118.
PI-186B - Deployed 2013/118-2014/240. Tube (electronics) failed
PI-215A - Deployed 2014/240
PM-542A - Deployed 2005/232 - 2006/179. Adrift 2006/158. Recovered by Amorim D Valle.
PM-643A - Deployed 2006/313 - 2008/121. T20 0 at anchor drop, TC 40 intermittent . Rec Notes: T20 and T40 missing. Fishing gear in mooring
PM-739A- Deployed 2008/121 - 2009/243. Moved 12nm.
PM-840A - Deployed 2009/243 - 2010/230
PM-925A - Deployed 2010/231-2011/261. Rec Notes: All recovered, no sign of fishing
PI-173A - Deployed 2011/271 - 2013/072 . Rain failed. Stopped transmitting, low batv.
PI-187A - Deployed 2013/072 - 2014/228. Rain failed
PI-214A - Deployed 2014/229
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PM-679A - Deployed 2007/142 - 2008/302. Rain, SSC, V10 failed. Stopped xmitting 2008/167.
PM-787A - Deployed 2008/302 -2009/212
PM-835A - Deployed 2009/212 - 2010/134. Rain and V10 failed.
PM-902A - Deployed 2010/134 - 2011/210. Transmitted on FS from 2011/030-210. Wind dir anomalous. Rec Notes: Wind sensor loosely mounted on mast and off index pin. 12m Sontek fin broken off. 100m module missing
PI-164A - Deployed 2011/211 - 2013/018. . 40m and 80m TC modules out since depl. Rec Notes: SWR and LWR unbolted and missing, rain gauge damaged.
PI-181A - Deployed 2013/018 - 2013/321. SSC failed
PI-199A - Deployed 2013/321
PT-001A- Deployed 2011/211 - 2013/019. TFlex deployment alongside ATLAS. Rec Notes: SSC pigtail severed as well as the sensor bulkhead connector
PT-002A - Deployed 2013/019 -2013/322.
PT-003A - Deployed 2013/322
PM-676A - Deployed 2007/138 - 2008/307. SSC and C10 failed, wind failed, SST and rain intermittent. Stopped xmitting 2008/153, low batv. Rec Notes: Anemometer missing, mast bent at 30 deg angle, rain missing top collar, SWR bent shield
PM-788A - Deployed 2008/307-2009/209
PM-833A- Deployed 2009/209-2010/130. V10 and SSC failed. Rec Notes: TC 10m missing.
PM-900A- Deployed 2010/131 - 2011/215. V10 failed. Rec Notes: 10m TC missing. 12m Sontek fin broken off. A lot of dust was covering tower sensors. Small amount of fishing gear in the first reel of nylon
PI-165A - Deployed 2011/215- 2013/023. Rain, TC 40m, SSC, V10m failed. Rec Notes: Some longline on bridle. TC40m missing, not recovered.
PI-182A - Deployed 2013/023 - 2013/326. Rain failed, Cond 40m failed. REC NOTES: Fishing float visible, fishing gear to 60m
PI-200A - Deployed 2013/326
PM-595A - Deployed 2006/159 - 2007/134. TC40 0 since depl. Rec Notes: Very dusty
PM-674A - Deployed 2007/134 - TC20 0 since depl. SSC failed, LWR failed for 70 days but ok later; most subsurf intermittent. Stopped xmitting 2008/183, low batv. Rec Notes: No buoy on site for recovery.(2008/297). MRCC Dakar message stated " Mooring buoy adrift white and rusty color, marked with "1" steel builded. Position 13-34.6N, 17-030W."
PM-784A - Deployed 2008/297 - 2009/205
PM-832A - Deployed 2009/205 - 2010/127. V10 failed since depl, SWR and LWR failed, wind failed, SSC failed. Rec Notes: Double radiation mast (with LWR and SWR) was laying flat against tower. Wind sensor was attached but propeller was bent and making noise. 5m TC missing.
PM-898A - Deployed 2010/127-2011/217. AT, RH, SWR, rain, 12m Sontek failed, wind dir anomalous. Rec Notes: 5m TC module missing, 12m Sontek fin broken.
PI-166A - Deployed 2011/217-2013/027. Wind, SSC, rain failed. Rec Notes: Wind prop assembly missing on arrival, vane body fell out of tail and sank.
PI-183A - Deployed 2013/027 - 2013/330
PI-201A - Deployed 2013/330
PM-598A - Deployed 2006/162 - 2007/131.
PM-672A - Deployed 2007/131 - 2008/288. Stopped xmitting 2008/122, low batv.. Rain failed, V10 failed, SSC failed
PM-780A - Deployed 2008/288 - 2009/202
PM-831A - Deployed 2009/202 - 2010/124. V10 failed, wind failed, SSC failed. Rec Notes: 12m TV missing. Fishing gear fouled on top 3 reels of nylon/
PM-897A - Deployed 2010/124 - 2011/219. SWR failed. V10, modules 20m, 40m, 60m, 100m failed. Sontek failed. Rec Notes: Fishing gear fouled on Sontek, Sontek fin broken off. 20m, 40m, 60m modules were missing. 180m module was pulled up wire to 140m mark. Recovered German O2 sensors.
PI-167A - Deployed 2011/220 - 2013/031 TP 500 failed at depl. Stopped transmitting but found on location with low xmit batv. TC 40m missing on rec.
PI-184A - Deployed 2013/031 - 2013/333 SSC failed.
PI-202A- Deployed 2013/334
PM-078A - Deployed 1999/065-2000/055 Wind SP 0, Co/Va ok.
PM-078B - 1999/216 - Anemometer was replaced by French R/V THALASSA, vane 0
PM-128A - Deployed 2000/055-2001/125. SSC/SST, TC20, TC40, T60, T80, T100, TC120 intermittently 0 REC NOTES: - 20m, 40m, 120m, 180m modules missing. Lots of longline 20-60m.
PM-213A - Deployed 2001/126-2001/348. 80m and 100m modules failed at depl.
PM-271A - Deployed 2001/348-2002/354. T120 and TC20 failed. Rec Notes: 20m and 60m modules missing. SSC was heavily fouled and pucks were missing.
PM-345A - Deployed 2002/355. T20, T60, T80, T100, T120m, T140m,TP300, TP 500 0. Rain FFFF. Rec Notes: Many modules missing, cuts in nilspin due to hooks or sharks.
PM-425A - Deployed 2004/044- 2005/148. Wind failed. Rec Notes: wind sensor broken, buoy and rain sensor hurt, fishing lines.
PM-514A - Deployed 2005/149- 2006/164. Rain failed, TC 10 intermittent Rec Notes: Wind sensor broken off, top of rain gauge missing, rad mount bent (sensor cockeyed) and rad plate bent. Mast held by one bolt and flopping. Remarkably dry inside tophat. Top antifoul on SSC gone, 10m TC gone, Sontek fin broken off, longline down to that point, core cut in nilspin at Sontek, 13.3m TV broken out of mount, 20m TC poison gone, 60m TC missing one antifoul, 120m TC out of mount.
PM-599A - Deployed 2006/164 - 2007/144.
PM-680A - Deployed 2007/145 - 2008/287. Wind and SWR failed at same time, subsurface intermittent. Rec Notes: Brazilian fishing boat Marlin Azul (Natal) was tied to toroid and reluctant to leave. Upper tower ring broken and bent, top of rain gauge sheared off, rad mast bent over and SWR glass smashed,anemometer missing. 5 modules lost, Sontek vane missing. Big tangle of fishing line removed at 13m, cuts to the cable in nilspin jacket.
PM-779A - Deployed 2008/287 - 2009/169. SSC (cond) reads high.
PM-822A - Deployed 2009/169 - 2009/201
PM-822B - Deployed 2009/201-2010/122. Rain failed
PM-822C - Deployed 2010/122- 2010/289. Wind, LWR, ATRH, SSC, Sontek failed. Rec Notes: SSC lost, TV13m lost, TC 40m lost. Fishing line in bridle, rope tied to the tower with small float at end.
PI-158A - Deployed 2010/288 - 2011/159. Sontek, rain, 10m 60m failed. Rec Notes: 10m, 60m modules lost. Anti-theft cage "as a twisted tube/bar". Fishing lines present
PI-163A - Deployed 2011/159 - 2011/221. SSC failed on depl, wind failed (tube compass) , TC 60m failed. Repair Notes (tube swap). Tube compass problem, swapped tube and wind.
PI-163B - Deployed 2011/221 - 2012/085. Rec Notes: No wind, rad, rain. Tower broken and ropes on buoy
PI-176A - Deployed 2012/085 - 2013/033. AT RH failed. Swapped ATRH on PI3-12-RB, swap was unsuccessful and ATRH failed shortly after repair.
PI-176B - Deployed 2013/033 - 2013/135. ATRH failed. Rec Notes: All sensors recovered, no signs of vandalism.
PI-189A - Deployed, 2013/135 - 2014/104. Subsurf 60m, 80m, 100m, 140m - 500m intermittent. REC NOTES: 60m TC missing
PI-203A - Deployed 2014/104
PM-031 - Deployed 1997/257 - *. Modules SSC, T100 failed; Wind VA/Sp 0, stopped xmitting,*MOORING LOST
PM-068 - Deployed 1999/028 - 2000/071. Module TP 500 failed, Wind speed 0, Rain FFFF
PM-068B - 1999/228. Anemometer, rain gauge, ATRH replaced by French R/V Thalassa. Wind vane 0
PM-068C - 1999/306. Swapped anemometer and rain gauge. Most subsurface data intermittantly 0
PM-134A - Deployed 2000/071 - 2000/328. Wind SP and VA 0 14 June 2000.
PM-134B - 2000/213. Swapped anemometer and rain gauge.
PM-187A- Deployed 2000/328 - *. BUOY ADRIFT AND TRANSMITTING BAD CHECKSUMS 3 JAN 2001. Stopped transmitting 18 Jan 2001. Lost at sea
PM-251A - Deployed 2001/307. 40m cond failed after depl. Stopped transmitting 24 Jan 2002. Lost at sea Rec Notes: Release responded and was horizontal on bottom.(2002/363)
PM-348A Deployed 2002/363 - 2004/035. Wind, SWR, and SSC failed. Many intermittent subsurf modules. Rec Notes: Anemometer and SWR missing, fishing line along subsurf cable.
PM-422A - Deployed 2004/035- * Stopped transmitting 8 May 2004, no sign of failure beforehand. MOORING LOST
PM-521A - Deployed 2005/170 - Buoy adrift starting 3 Feb 2006. Buoy (tube and met sensors) was found ashore in Ghana.
PM-591A - Deployed 2006/153 - 2007/ 149. Wind and SWR failed at same time. Rec Notes: Mast broken, SWR plate twisted, long line betw 20-40m"
PM-682A - Deployed 2007/150 - 2008/025. SWR failed whole depl. US Navy SWIFT swapped SWR, previous SWR missing and hawser tied to buoy.
PM-682B - Deployed 2008/025 - 2008/262.
PM-774A - Deployed 2008/262 -2009/174. Rec Notes: Rope fouled in bridle
PM-825A - Deployed 2009/162 - 2010/284. Rec Notes: Rope fouled in bridle and tower, anemometer missing, rain gauge damaged.
PI-157A- Deployed 2010/283 - 2011/128. Rain failed. Rec Notes: All sensors recovered.
PI-159A - Deployed 2011/128 - 2012/099. C10, SSC failed.
PI-177A - Deployed 2012/100 - 2013/145. Rain and RH failed.
PI-192A - Deployed 2013/146 - 2014/123. SSC failed, reads high. T80m intermittent
PI-206A - Deployed 2014/124
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PM-067A - Deployed 1999/027 - 2000/073. Wind speed 0, rain failed, modules T100, C40 failed
PM-067B - 1999/225. Anemometer repl by French R/V Thalassa. Vane 0
PM-067C - 1999/304. Tube, anemometer, air/RH, rain replaced.
PM-135A - Deployed 2000/074 - 2000/330 Site changed to 6S10W. Top 3 modules covered with barnacles, no vandalism.
PM-188A - Deployed 2000/331-2001/309. Rec Notes: 20m module lost. Crack in buoy. Longline from 300-500m
PM-253A - Deployed 2001/309-2002/361. Winds failed, SWR failed. Rec Notes: Anemometer had been broken off. Heavy barnacle fouling on buoy and to 60m. Longline gear from 300m- 500m.
PM-347A - Deployed 2002/361 - 2004/038. Winds failed 2003/060 (speed and vane 0). SSC, 40m, 120m cond failed.Rec Notes: Anemometer missing. Fishing line wound around cable to 600m. Nilspin partially cut at 180m by hook
PM-423A - Deployed 2004/038 - 2005/167 SSC, C40 failed. Rec Notes: Fishing line along cable
PM-518A - Deployed 2005/167 - 2006/157 C120 bad Stopped transmitting 18 Sep 2005. Some bad checksums occasionally transmit, but no data or positions (buoy is probably vandalized) Rec Notes: Vandalized: Wind missing, rain damaged, SWR missing, tube damaged.
PM-593A - Deployed 2006/157-2007/179. SSC failed. Rec Notes: Fishing line 50-100m
PM-686A - Deployed 2007/179 - 2008/260. Rec Notes: ATRH "broken". Fishing gear to 300m
PM-772A - Deployed 2008/260-2009/191. Rec Notes: TC 20m missing
PM-830A - Deployed 2009/191-2010/267. Rec Notes: 80m and 140m module missing.
PI-156A - Deployed 2010/267 - 2011/131.
PI-160A - Deployed 2011/131- 2012/102 Rain failed.
PI-178A - Deployed 2012/102- 2013/142. Wind dir 180 off although mounted properly on mast.
PI-191A - Deployed 2013/142-2014/113. SSC failed, reads low. TC20m intermittent
PI-205A - Deployed 2014/113
PM-030A - Deployed 1997/253 - 1998/308. Modules SSC, T60, T100, TP500 all failed
PM-063A - Deployed 1998/308 -1999/303. Module T20 ~.1c bias. SSC, C40 failed
PM-109A - Deployed 1999/304 - 2000/332.SST 0. WSPD/VA 0. Rain noisy (bad) for whole depl. Rec notes: There was a fishing line attached to the surface buoy deployment line, wind sensor was missing, rain gauge damaged, rad shield slightly bent. Extensive fishing gear on wire to 80m. T1 module was missing
PM-189A - Deployed 2000/332 - 2001/310. Major tube failure, probably because of tube software bug in vers 2.23. Stopped transmitting 7 Apr 2001. Recovered Nov 2001
PM-255A - Deployed 2001/311-2002/359. Subsurface all 0 2001/329. Rec notes: Top section was ripped apart at connection. One flange was missing, and there was a crack and lots of corrosion in top section.
PM-346A - Deployed 2002/360 - 2004/039. SSC failed. Rec Notes: All ok
PM-424A - Deployed 2004/040 - 2005/165 . SWR failed, SSC failed. Rec Notes: no problems noted
PM-516A - Deployed 2005/165 - 2005/252 SWR and wind failed at depl. C10 and C120 failed, AT and RH failed TV13 failed.
PM-516B - Deployed 2005/252 - 2006/160. Swapped ATRH, Wind, and SWR. V10 failed since depl. Rec Notes: Nothing to notice.
PM-597A - Deployed 2006/160 - 2007/177 SWR failed. Anemometer broken during recovery
PM-685A - Deployed 2007/177 - 2008/258. Rain failed, C10 0 since depl
PM- 771A - Deployed 2008/258- 2009/189. Rec Notes: 12m Current meter (Sontek) missing.
PM-829A - Deployed 2009/189 - 2010/265. Rec Notes: Missing TC 5m and TC 60m
PI-155A - Deployed 2010/265 - 2011/133. 60m TC, 10m C, Sontek failed on deployment. Rec Notes: Sontek cable was disconnect, no sign of damage
PI-161A - Deployed 2011/133 - 2011/225. Deployed with Sentinel CM. Rain failed since depl. Repair Notes: Swapped rain gauge and installed new battery pack to Sentinel.
PI-161B - Deployed 2011/225 - 2012/104
PI-179A - Deployed 2012/104-2013/140. SWR, LWR failed, wind, rain failed. Rec Notes: SWR and LWR missing (stolen)
PI-190A - Deployed 2013/140-2014/109 Wind direction anomalous with climatology and adjacent sites. T180m and t40m intermittent. 40m module missing at recovery
PI-204A - Deployed 2014/110
PM-038A - Deployed 1998/032 - *. Modules T20, T80, T120, T140, TP 300 failed. Wind Sp 0, RH failed. Stopped xmitting after weeks of bad xmissions. *MOORING LOST, release on site.
PM-066A - Deployed 1998/312 -1999/012 Anemometer missing, radiometer missing, rain gauge damaged, subsurface cable cut -> buoy adrift. RECOVERED SURFACE MOORING ONLY (Tuna boat "VIA HARMATTAN")
PM-160A - Deployed 2000/221- 2001/342. T100 0. Rain FFFF and wind 0.
PM-270A - Deployed 2001/342. Adrift 2002/038. All subsurface, wind, rain 0. Tube and some surface instr found by Nigerian scientists in Brass, Nigeria (had been taken by fishing boat).
PM-349A - Deployed 2003/001-2004/031. SSC reads low. Rec Notes: Numerous fishing lines on buoy.
PM-421A - Deployed 2004/032 -* TC20, TC40, T60, TP300 read 0. Wind dir shifted 19 Apr 2004 and is ~180 deg anomalous w/clim and historical data. RH failed and then mooring stopped transmitting 2004/139, MOORING LOST.
PM-515A - Deployed, 2005/161- 2006/148. ATRH failed Rec Notes: - Buoy in good shape
PM-590A - Deployed, 2006/ 148 - 2007/173. SWR and rain failed.
PM-684A - Deployed 2007/173-2007/254. Wind and SWR failed, SSC failed, TP 300 intermittent. Swapped Wind and SWR
PM-684B - Deployed 2007/254 - Rain failed. Wind, AT, and SWR failed. Mooring stopped transmitting 08/140. Lost at sea, confirmed 2008/248
PM-767A - Deployed 2008/248. Stopped transmitting 2008/259. ANTEA returned to site 2008/266 and found tower and surface instruments missing, toroid present. Did NOT recover.
PM-777A - Deployed 2008/266-2009/185. Rec Notes: TC 20m missing, long line.
PM-828A- Deployed 2009/185 - 2010/117. Adrift (2010/111). Recovered by BROWN. Rec Notes: All instruments recovered, mooring parted halfway through 1st reel of nylon.
PI1-54A - Deployed 2010/262 - 2011/138. Rain failed. Rec Notes: Damaged cable connector on top hat.
PI-162A - Deployed 2011/137 - 2012/115. SSC failed, V10 failed since depl. Release did not respond and wire was cut after recovering all instruments.
PI-180A - Deployed 2012/115 - 2013/154. Rain failed. Rec Notes: Rope on tower but no damage to instruments.
PI-193A - Deployed 2013/154 - 2014/127. SSC failed, reads high. Wind failed.
PI-207A - Deployed 2014/127
PM-605A - Deployed 2006/178 - 2007/161. Rec Notes: "TV 13793 lost, AT/RH 34279 broken, PTT not working. Ac.release 022180 did not work after many tries. Had to secure red nilspin to vessel to break nylon while vessel moving slowly. Very hard tension applied to mooring (especailly nylons) Recovered all sensors, and Ac.release as well."
PI-194A - Deployed, 2013/161 - 2014/131. SSC failed, reads high. Rain failed
PI-208A - Deployed, 2014/131
PM-111A - Deployed 1999/307 - 2000/027. Wind SP 0, co/va ok. Mooring picked up by tuna boat 2000/027. All lost below surface
PM-133A - Deployed 2000/070 -2000/212. Wind SP 0, co/va ok 2000/126 Stopped transmitting on 16 June. Recovered toroid and subsurface sensors, but no tower or surface instrumentation. Site no longer occupied.
PM-110A - Deployed 1999/306 - 2000/072. Cond 20m and 120m failed, T100 failed. Buoy adrift, RECOVERED SURFACE MOORING ONLY.Site no longer occupied
YR/DAY = Year/julian day
SP = Wind Speed
VA = Wind Vane
CO = Compass
RH = Relative Humidity
SST = Sea Surface Temperature
SSC = Sea Surface Conductivity
RAD = Radiation
T'n' = Temperature module and depth of module
TC'n' = Temperature/conductivity module and depth of module
TP'n' = Temperature/pressure module and depth of module
PM'nnn' = Internal PMEL buoy designator code