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Data set name

SURVOSTRAL - SALINITY, TEMPERATURE OCEAN AUSTRAL

Data holding centreCNRS / Laboratory of of studies on Spatial Geophysics and Oceanography (LEGOS)
CountryFrance  France
ProjectSURVOSTRAL(SURVOSTRAL)
Time period1992 -->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Océan Antarctique - Secteur Indien

Observations 
Parameters

Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output

Instruments

Bathythermographs; thermosalinographs; salinity sensor; expendable CTDs

Description 
Summary

Cruises SURVOSTRAL (SURVeillance of the Ocean auSTRAL) : temperature and salinity data since 1992 in the ocean austral.

OriginatorsCNRS / Laboratory of of studies on Spatial Geophysics and Oceanography (LEGOS)
References

Sallee, J.B. K. Speer and R.A. Morrow (2006) Response of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current to Atmospheric Variability, J. Climate (submitted)., 2006; Sokolov, S., and S.R. Rintoul (2002) Structure of Southern Ocean fronts at 140°E., J. Mar. Systems., 2002, 37,151-184; Morrow R. A, F. Birol, D. Griffin and J. Sudre (2005) Divergent pathways of cyclonic and anti-cyclonic ocean eddies, Geophys. Res. Lett., 2005, 31, L24311; Chaigneau A and Morrow R. (2001) Surface temperature and salinity variations between Tasmania and Antarctica 1993-1999, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2001, 107 (C12), 8020; Le Traon, P.-Y., and R.A. Morrow (2000) Ocean eddies and currents., Satellite Altimetry and Earth Sciences, Eds L.L. Fu and A. Cazenave, Academic Press., 2000; Sallee, J.B. N. Wienders, K. Speer and R.A. Morrow (2006) Formation of subantarctic mode water in the southeastern Indian Ocean, Ocean Dynamics (in press)., Ocean Dynamics (in press)., 2006; Chaigneau A., Morrow R. and S. Rintoul (2004) Seasonal and interannual evolution of the mixed layer in the Antarctic Zone, south of Tasmania., Deep-Sea Research, 2004, I, 51,2047-2072; Morrow, R., Valladeau, G., and Sallee, J. (2007) Observed subsurface signature of Southern Ocean decadal sea level rise., Prog. Oceanogr. (in press)., 2007; Morrow R., Donguy J.R., Chaigneau A. and S. Rintoul (2004) Cold core anomalies at the Subantarctic Front, south of Tasmania., Deep-Sea Research, 2004, I, 51,1417-1440; Morrow, R. A., A. Brut and A. Chaigneau (2003) Seasonal and interannual variations of the upper ocean energetics between Tasmania and Antarctica, Deep Sea Res., 2003, 50/3,339 - 356; Morrow, R.A., A. Brut and S.R. Rintoul (1999) Seasonal and interannual variations of the energetics in the SURVOSTRAL region., Proceedings OceanObs Meeting, St Raphael., 1999; Rintoul S.R., Solokov S. (2001) Baroclinic transport variability of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Australia (WOCE repeat section SR3)., Journal of Geophysical Research, 2001; Rintoul S.R, Donguy J.R and Roemmich D.H (1997) Seasonal evolution of upper ocean thermal structure between Tasmania and Antarctica, Deep Sea Research, 1997, 44,7,1185-1202

Data web sitehttp://www.legos.obs-mip.fr/fr/projets/survostral/
Availability 
OrganisationCNRS / Laboratory of of studies on Spatial Geophysics and Oceanography (LEGOS)
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactMORROW-GREINER Rosemary
Address

CNRS / Laboratory of of studies on Spatial Geophysics and Oceanography (LEGOS)
Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees 14, Avenue Edouard Belin
TOULOUSE CEDEX 4

31401
France

Telephone+33(0)5 61 33 29 44
Facsimile+33 (0)5 61 25 32 05
Emailrosemary.morrow@cnes.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierLEGO01
Global identifier4675
Last revised2011-01-24