Washington Offshore Profiler Mooring

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Array Name
Coastal Endurance
Profiler Moorings are a type of mooring that contain instruments fixed to profilers that move up and down the water column. Profilers either track along the mooring riser (wire-following profilers), or are tethered to a mooring-mounted winch that pays out line allowing the profiler to move through the water (shallow profilers). Instruments may also be attached to the mooring riser or affixed to an underwater platform on these moorings.
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Deployment Cruise Start Date Stop Date Mooring Asset Node Asset Sensor Asset Latitude Longitude Deployment Depth Water Depth
1 OC1404B 04/18/2014 08/15/2014 CGMCE-09OSPM-00001 46.8517 -124.971
2 OC1410A 10/08/2014 04/05/2015 CGMCE-09OSPM-00002 46.853 -124.966
3 OC1503D 04/05/2015 10/16/2015 CGMCE-09OSPM-00003 46.8506 -124.973
4 OC1510A 10/16/2015 05/07/2016 CGMCE-09OSPM-00004 46.8521 -124.966
5 TN-342 05/12/2016 09/21/2016 CGMCE-09OSPM-00005 46.8513 -124.982
6 AT37-03 09/22/2016 04/12/2017 CGMCE-09OSPM-00006 46.8517 -124.982
7 SKQ201704S 04/12/2017 10/03/2017 CGMCE-09OSPM-00007 46.8526 -124.977
8 SKQ201715S 10/04/2017 CGMCE-09OSPM-00008 46.8507 -124.971
Metadata Start Date End Date Comment
Deployment: 6
10/14/16 5/15/17

The buoy of the offshore Washington profiler went adrift at 1pm local time October 14, 2016. The subsurface beacons have not reported, so it is likely that the stretch hose between the buoy and the subsurface float parted, just as it did last year. If this is the case, the profiler is continuing to collect data, but it is no longer able to telemeter data to shore. The Coast Guard and COL have been notified of this event. We are tracking the buoy.

By Mike Smith, on 10/15/16
Redmine Issue #11375

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