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Experiment PI Country Depths(m) Years Number Type DAC ID
North Atlantic launches 1996 -
ACCE Davis USA 700-1500 '96- 77 PALACE  DAC
Owens USA 600,1400 '96- 74 PALACE  OAC
Riser hyperlink USA 600-1000 97- 71 PALACE  NAR
Leaman USA 1000 '97- 35 PALACE  ACL
Schmitt USA 1000 '96- 40 PALACE  TAS
Molinari, Garzoli hyperlink USA 1000 '97- 29 PALACE  ACM
Bower, Richardson USA 800 '96-'99 63 RAFOS/ALFOS  WWP
Rossby, Prater, Carr hyperlink USA 275 '97-2000 55 RAFOS  ACU
North Brazil Current Rings Fratantoni/Richardson USA 200-1000 '98-2000 14 RAFOS  
Labrador Sea Davis hyperlink USA 400-1400 '94- 34 PALACE/ALACE  SIO
Owens hyperlink USA 400/1400 '97- 28 PALACE  OLS
Prater, Rossby hyperlink USA 350 '96-'97 15 RAFOS  LSU
Schott hyperlink Germany 1500 '97- 15 PALACE  SLS
Lawrence Canada 1500 '96-99 5 PALACE  
Eurofloats Speer France 1750 '96- 21 MARVOR  ERM
Zenk Germany 1000 '96-'98 18 RAFOS  ERF
Canigo (Canary/Gibraltar) Knoll,hyperlink Cantoshyperlink Germany, Spain 500 '97-99 16 RAFOS  CAN
Ambar Portugal 800-1200 '97-'99 20 RAFOS  CAN
ARCANE LeCann France 450-1500 '96- 24 MARVOR  
Serpette/LeCann/Paillet France 450-2000 '96- 14 MARVOR  
N Atlantic Basin Zenk (Iceland Basin) hyperlink Germany 1400 '97-2000 36 RAFOS and
Dual Release RAFOS
 
Bacon/Gould (Irminger Sea) UK 1500 '96- 7 PALACE  ACG
Koltermann Germany 1500 '97- 21 PALACE  NAB
North Atlantic launches pre-1996
Med Outflow Bower (AMUSE) hyperlink USA 600-1400 '93-'95 44 RAFOS AM
Richardson (Meddy Experiment) USA 1100 '93-'95 10 RAFOS MD
Zenk Germany 600-1000 '90-'94 36 RAFOS IBG
Subduction and Tracer Release Experiment Price, Richardson hyperlink USA 125-1000 '91-'93 29 SOFAR/bobbers TR
SB
Davis USA 900 '92-'95 12 ALACE SUB
North Atlantic Current Rossby hyperlink USA 100-1100 '93-96 103 RAFOS NAC
Deep Western Boundary Current Bower, Pickart (Bounce) hyperlink USA 800,3000 '94-'97 26 RAFOS WBC
Leaman (Abaco) hyperlink USA 1100-3100 '89-'94 23 RAFOS AB
Richardson, Schmitz (Tropical Atlantic) hyperlink USA 350-3300 '89-'92 58 SOFAR/Bobbers TA
South Atlantic
Deep Basin Experiment Owens, Hogg USA 2500,4000 '92-'98 151 RAFOS DBW
Owens, Ledwell USA 3700,4000 '96-'97 11 RAFOS  TT
Zenk hyperlink Germany 800-1000 '92-96 73 RAFOS DBK
DRAKE Davis hyperlink USA 690-800 '90- 14 ALACE DP
Falkland Davis USA 800-1000 '94- 20 ALACE WAT
KAPEX Boebel S. Africa 650-1050 '97-'99 35 RAFOS  KP
Richardson USA 700 '97-99 30 RAFOS  
Rossby USA 60-660 '97-'99 48 RAFOS  KP
SAMBA Ollitraut France 800 '94- 100 MARVOR  
WOCE Lines Davis (A12) USA 1000 '96- 12 PALACE WAT
Davis (A23) USA 1000 '95- 10 ALACE WAT