National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Ocean Station Papa Being Deployed in Gulf of Alaska

June 08, 2010

Two scientists from PMEL's Ocean Climate Station program are aboard the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Tully to recover and redeploy a fresh mooring at Station Papa. The mooring's measurements of surface water pH; air-sea exchanges of CO2, heat, and moisture; wind stress; and the water's physical conditions provide in-situ reference data for evaluating model and remotely-sensed products. The mooring is anchored in 13,845 feet of water in the Gulf of Alaska.

To learn more about Ocean Station Papa and download its data visit the website.

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