NURC — UNCW'sSlocum-class Electric Glider
Current Deployment

NOAA's Undersea Research Center University of North Carolina at Wilmington National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration site map NURC's AUVs
Current Deployment
Vehicle:Pelagia
Deployment Identifier:G006
Deployment Name:Florida Keys Coral Spawning
Deployment Sponsor:Mooers
Start Date:13-Aug-2006
Completion:16-Aug-2006

Description:
The focus of the proposed research project is the study of the influence of winds, tidal currents, and mesoscale frontal variability as they relate to reef-scale advective/diffusive transport processes along the Upper Florida Keys reef tract. Specific interest resides in quantifying transport rates in relation to larval dispersion and retention following a mass coral spawning event by combining high-resolution coastal ocean simulations and in-situ observations.

Last update: 16-Aug-2006 20:17 UTC
Position:25°07.949N  80°14.285W
Days Elapsed:3.190
Status:Completed


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