Measuring the Upper layer Temperature of the Polar Oceans


UpTempO 2011 - 5 LOUIE

UpTempO buoy deployed on an ice floe in the Beaufort Sea. BGOS = Beaufort Gyre Observing System (an alternate name for the Beaufort Gyre Exploration Project); JOIS = Joint Ocean Ice Study, the Canadian component of the expedition. AOFB = Arctic Ocean Flux Buoy; IMBB = Ice Mass Balance Buoy; ITP = Ice-Tethered Profiler. Photo taken from the Louie St. Laurent icebreaker.