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Subsurface Data Stratus I-IV

Stratus Reference Data


Notes
For data from individual deploymentsof the Stratus platform, please see the Stratus Archive page in the Current Projects section.
More detailed information about the ASIMet instrument package is available at /UOPinstruments/UOPinstruments.html.

Please note the version date as well as the citation for any data you download.

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Data is presented in NetCDF using the OceanSITES specification, which is based on the Climate and Forecast Standard, known as CF. A full description of the OceanSITES specification is available on the OceanSITES web site.
All data presented here should be considered provisional, as further adjustments to the data may be needed. Please note the version date as well as the citation for any data you download.


When using the data, please acknowledge the source: "Data from the Stratus Ocean Reference Station were made available by Dr. Robert Weller of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; these data were collected with support from the Pan American Climate Study and Climate Observation Programs of the Office of Global Programs, NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Grants NA17RJ1223, NA17RJ1224, and NA17RJ1225."


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Stratus I-X

2000-10-08 to 2010-07-07

TypeRateNetCDFMetadata
Met1 hour OS_Stratus_2000-2010_D_MLTS-1hr.nc OS_Stratus_2000-2010_D_MLTS-1hr.cdl
Flux1 hour OS_Stratus_2000-2010_D_FLTS-1hr.nc OS_Stratus_2000-2010_D_FLTS-1hr.cdl

Stratus XI-XIV

2011-04-06 to 2016-06-22

TypeRateNetCDFMetadata
Met1 hour OS_Stratus_2011-2015_D_MLTS-1hr.nc OS_Stratus_2011-2015_D_MLTS-1hr.cdl
Flux1 hour OS_Stratus_2011-2015_D_FLTS-1hr.nc OS_Stratus_2011-2015_D_FLTS-1hr.cdl



Information about deployments


Stratus I

Set: October 7, 2000, 20:43 UTC, R.V. Melville, Cook 2 cruise
Recovered: October 17, 2001, 12:39 UTC, R/V R.H. Brown, cruise RB-08-01
Position: 20° 9´S, 85° 8´W
Water depth: 4440 meters

Stratus II

Set: October 19, 2001, 19:46 UTC, R/V R.H. Brown, cruise RB-08-01
Recovered: October 22, 2002, 12:59 UTC, R.V Melville, cruise Vanc 03
Position: 20° 8.597´S, 85° 8.435´W
Water depth: 4454 meters

Stratus III

Set: October 25, 2002, 00:16 UTC, R.V. Melville, cruise Vanc03
Recovered: November 17, 2003, 12:32 UTC, R.V. Revelle, cruise Dana03
Position: 20° 10.482´S, 85° 6.727´W
Water depth: 4440 meters

Stratus IV

Set: November 19, 2003, 20:32 UTC, R.V. Revelle, cruise Dana03
Recovered: December 12, 2004, 10:46 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown, cruise RB-11-04
Position: 19° 45.912´S, 85° 30.405´W
Water depth: 4441 meters

Stratus V

Set: December 14, 2004, 18:25 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown, cruise RB-11-04
Recovered: , October 12, 2005 10:44 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown, cruise RB-05-05
Position: 19° 44.741´S, 85° 31.360´W
Water depth: 4425 meters

Stratus VI

Set: October 14, 2005, 17:51 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown, cruise RB-05-05
Recovered: October 18, 2006, UTC,
Position: 20° 2.6703´S, 85° 11.3054´W
Water depth: 4481 meters

Stratus VII

Set: October 16,2006, 17:51 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown
Recovered: October 29, 2007 10:57 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown
Position: 19° 45.28´S, 85° 31.93´W
Water depth: 4446 meters

Stratus VIII

Set: October 27,2007, 18:27 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown
Recovered: October 27, 2008 10:45 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown 08-06
Position: 19° 37.2147´S, 85° 22.73´W
Water depth: 4453 meters

Stratus IX

Set: October 25,2008, 18:46 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown 08-06
Recovered: January 20, 2010 11:30 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown 01-10
Position: 19° 42.6446´ S, 85° 35.297´W
Water depth: 4529 meters

Stratus X

Set: January 17, 2010, 18:23 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown 10-01
Went adrift: July 8, 2010, about 11:00 UTC
Recovered: (upper 45m) July 22, 2010, 20:00, from B.I.C. Humbolt
Recovered: (lower portion) April 7, 2011, from Moana Wave
Position: 19° 36.809´S, 85° 23.124´W
Water depth: 4460 meters

Stratus XI

Set: 6 April, 2011, 19:30 UTC, from Moana Wave
Recovered: May 29, 2012, 12:30 UTC, from R.V. Melville 1207
Position: 19° 41.489´S, 85° 34.01´W
Water depth: 4440 meters

Stratus XII

Set: 27 May, 2012, 22:03 UTC, from R.V. Melville, Cruise 1207
Recovered: March 8,2014, 10:55 UTC, from Ronald H. Brown Cruise RB 14-01
Position: 19° 56.31´S, 85° 17.56´W
Water depth: 4539 meters

Stratus XIII

Set: March 7, 2014 at 18:01 UTC, R.V. Ron Brown (RB-14-01)
Recovered: April 24, 2015, at 11:34 UTC, from the Chilean Navy ship Cabo de Hornos
Position: 19° 37.4714´S, 85° 57.139´W
Water depth: 4541 meters

Stratus XIV

Set: June 22, 2016 at 12:06 UTC, Chilean Navy ship Cabo de Hornos
Recovered: April 24, 2015, at 11:34 UTC, from the Chilean Navy ship Cabo de Hornos
Position: 19° 48.9713´S, 84° 44.3744´W
Water depth: 4510 meters





Last updated: September 19, 2016.