Table of Contents


Main

Hydrographic Data
CTD Data
Bottle Data

Vertical Distributions

Time-Distance Distributions

Composite Horizontal Distributions

References

Acknowledgements


Cruises

Institutes

Maps

Methods

 

 

 

 

THE 1997-98 EL NIO ATLAS OF OCEANOGRAPHIC CONDITIONS ALONG THE WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA

Acknowledgements

   The efforts of masters and crews of the vessels that collected these data are acknowledged: NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan, B.O. Francisco de Ulloa, CCGS John P. Tully, NOAA Ship McArthur, R/V New Horizon, R/V Point Sur, R/V Robert Gordon Sproul, R/V Roger Revelle, R/V Wecoma, and R/V Western Flyer.

   Sampling off Baja California was a scientific contribution of the Eastern Pacific Consortium of the Interamerican Institute (IAI) for Global Change Research which was funded by CONACyT (contract numbers G0041-T9607, 4271P-T and 26653-T), by IAI (contract 017P-1297), by CICESE (ship support funds), and by UABC (program 1354-336). 

   The following agencies contributed to the collection of data off Central and Southern California: National Science Foundation (NSF), Naval Oceanographic Office, Oceanographer of the Navy, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, National Marine Fisheries Service, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and the Coastal Studies Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 

   Collection of data between 38N and 45N was part of the U.S. GLOBEC Northeast Pacific Program and was supported by NOAA (Contract NA67RJ0151 and Grant NA860P0589) and NSF (Grants OCE-9732386 and OCE-0000733). The Ocean Climate Program of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada, supported data collection along line P.

   Carmen G. Castro was an U.S. National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellow, supported by the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Reginaldo Durazo was also a NRC fellow, supported by NPS and the NOPP-Innovative Coastal-ocean Observing Network program, as well as by CONACyT and UABC sabbatical grants.