Loop Current Floats: Near-Real-Time Hydrography and Deep Velocity in the Loop Current System Using Autonomous Profilers


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Grants

Project Location: Massachusetts

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Physical Aspects Research Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Other

Project Description

This project will procure, deploy, and maintain a fleet of autonomous ocean dynamics-instrumented profiling floats to measure temperature, salinity, and current velocities in LCS active areas of the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada)


Project ID: 900
Project Name: Loop Current Floats: Near-Real-Time Hydrography and Deep Velocity in the Loop Current System Using Autonomous Profilers
SourceUID: 900
Latitude: 41.524182
Longitude: -70.671233
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Massachusetts
County: Unknown
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Physical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Other
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Amy Bower
Point of Contact – Phone: abower@whoi.email
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada)
Link: http://www.nationalacademies.org/gulf/grants/awards/ugos/index.htm#ugos1
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1155371
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Grants
DWH Dollar Amount : 1155371
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 12
Total Amount Leveraged: 0