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Preliminary results of the oceanographic cruise of CCGS SIR JOHN FRANKLIN to Baffin Bay and Nares Strait, September 1986

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Authors
Bourke, Robert H.
Subjects
Baffin Bay
Bathymetry
Salinity
Nares Strait
Physical Oceanography
SIR JOHN FRANKLIN
Temperature
Advisors
Date of Issue
1986-11
Date
1986-11
Publisher
Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Language
en_US
Abstract
iThis report describes the preliminary results of the cruise of the Canadian ice breaker |CCGS SIR JOHN FRANKLIN to northern Baffin Bay and Nares Strait during September 1986. Over !175 CTD stations were made including 28 taken during a 36-hour time series. Closely spaced Istations were acquired across Lancaster, Jones, and Smith Sounds. CTD data and bathymetric (profiles were obtained throughout the length of Nares Strait (to 82° 09'N)). Three transects were also made across the West Greenland Current in which a moderately strong front was noted.
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Technical Report
Description
Interim Report for Period August 1986 - November 1986
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Department
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NPS Report Number
NPS-68-36-010
Sponsors
The work reported herein was supported in part by the Arctic Submarine Laboratory, Naval Ocean Systems Center, San Diego, CA under Work order N 66001-86-WR00131.
Funder
N 66001-86-WR00131
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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