Arctic Ocean Inflow Observational Node

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Contact
Arild Sundfjord
arild.sundfjord@npolar.no
Norwegian Polar Institute
Info
underwater platform (fixed)
Operational
Yes
SIOS-InfraNor
Geospatial location
LINESTRING (31.2368 81.4135, 30.8711 81.5488)
-860.00
Environment
The Atlantic Water inflow from the Fram Strait to the Arctic Ocean generally follows the continental slope north of Svalbard; this mooring program captures seasonality, variability and trends in Atlantic Water temperature, salinity, currents and parameters like chl-a, radiation and sea ice cover.
Observed Variable(s)
OCEANS>SALINITY/DENSITY>SALINITY
RDI ADCPs
Sea-bird CTDs
RBR CTDs
Various other sensors