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Coastal Mixing and Optics (CMO)

Ocean Physics Laboratory

CMO Deployment 2 Data Report

G.C. Chang, T.D. Dickey, D.V. Manov, D.E. Sigurdson, and J.D. McNeil
Ocean Physics Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara
6487 Calle Real Suite A, Goleta, CA 93117

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CMO Site Mooring Diagram
Fig. 1: CMO Site, Fig. 2: CMO Deployment 1 Mooring Diagram (Fig. 1 Courtesy of Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)

10m 30m
Fig. 3: 12m Sensor functionality timeline, Fig. 4: 30m Sensor functionality timeline

50m 70m
Fig. 5: 50m Sensor functionality timeline, Fig. 6: 68m Sensor functionality timeline

50m
Fig. 7: Sensor Functionality Timeline for ADCP, SEACATS, TPODS

13m Fig. 8: 13.5m PAR, Lu 683, Temp, WETStar Fluor, and Beam c(660)

10m Fig. 9: 13.5m ac-9

37m Fig. 10: 37m PAR, Lu 683, Temp, WETStar Fluor, and Beam c(660)

37m Fig. 11: 37m ac-9

52m Fig. 12: 52m PAR; Temp; Sea Tech, WETStar Fluor; Beam c(660)

52m Fig. 13: 52m ac-9

68m Fig. 14: 68m Temp; Sea Tech, WETStar Fluor; and Beam c(660)

68m Fig. 15: 68m ac-9

Temp Fig. 16: Temperature stack plot

Fl Fig. 17: WETStar Fluor at all depths

SC Fig. 18: Seacat Temperature, salinity, and density

adcp Fig. 19: ADCP velocity at four depths

adcp Fig. 20: ADCP velocity vectors at four depths

adcp Fig. 21: ADCP velocity magnitudes at four depths

As can be seen in Figure 22 below, we captured two particularily interesting events during the second deployment of CMO.

Hydrog Fig. 22: Temperature, Salinity, Density, and Velocity

The first event occurred on Julian Day 292 (October 18). Several fronts passed through the CMO site prior to and following a northeasterly storm (October 20). (See also Figure 17).

storm Fig. 23: NDBC Buoy data during the storm (#44028)

The second notable event was the advection of a warm water mass occurring on approximately Julian Day 350 (December 15).

temp Fig 24: Warm water advection