Arctic Ocean Inflow Observational Node

Contact
Full Name: 
Arild Sundfjord
email: 
arild.sundfjord@npolar.no
Institution: 
The Norwegian Polar Institute
Info
Observation Facility Type: 
underwater platform (fixed)
Observation Facility Status: 
Operational
Core data: 
Yes
Part of SIOS project: 
SIOS-InfraNor
Geospatial location
Coordinates: 
LINESTRING (31.2368 81.4135, 30.8711 81.5488)
Height above mean sea level (m): 
-860.00
Environment
Site Information: 
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)
Observed Variable: 
OCEANS>SALINITY/DENSITY>SALINITY
Start Date: 
2012-09-15
End Date: 
2028-10-15
Instrument model and serial number: 
RDI ADCPs Sea-bird CTDs RBR CTDs Various other sensors