EMSO-Ligure Ouest observatory data (mooring ALBATROSS) from 2021-08

Date 2021-07-18
Temporal extent 2021-07
Author(s) Lefevre DominiqueORCID1, 2, Libes MauriceORCID2, Heyndrickx Celine3, Bernardet Karim3, Gojak Carl3, Mallarino Didier2
Affiliation(s) 1 : Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO), CNRS UMR 7294 - IRD 235 - Aix-Marseille Université, 163 Avenue de Luminy Bat OCEANOMED 1 PACIFIC (26P043), 13288 Marseille Cedex 09, France
2 : OSU Pytheas UMS 3470 CNRS , 163 Avenue de Luminy Bat OCEANOMED , 13288 Marseille Cedex 09, France
3 : Division Technique INSU, UPS855 - Site de La Seyne-sur-Mer, CNRS-INSU, Zone portuaire de Brégaillon CS 20330, 83507-La Seyne-sur-Mer Cedex, France
DOI 10.17882/83244
Publisher SEANOE
Keyword(s) MIO, OSU Pytheas, CNRS, Real-time, EMSO-ERIC, KM3NeT, Biogeochemistry, Observatory, GeoSciences, Oxygen, Salinity, Pressure, Sea current, pH, Temperature, Sea Regions, Mediterranean Sea, Western Basin Oceanographic, Environmental data, Climate change

EMSO-Western Ligurian site  (European Multidisciplinary See floor Observatory and water column) is a second generation permanent submarine observatory deployed offshore of Toulon, France, as a follow up of the pioneering ANTARES neutrino telescope.

The Earth and Sea Science (ESS) instrumentation connected to KM3NeT is based on two complementary components: an Instrumented Interface Module (MII) and an autonomous mooring line (ALBATROSS).

The ALBATROSS mooring line is an inductive line (2000 m) composed of an acoustic release system, two wire ropes hosting CTD-O2 sensors and currentmeters, and two instrumented buoys, . This line is deployed at a distance of 2-3 kilometers from the MII, and the shore communication is done through an acoustic link with the MII which is linked to the KM3NeT node.

Licence CC-BY
Utilisation The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use. These are raw and uncorrected data and may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, MIO, OSU Pytheas, CNRS, nor the French Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
Acknowledgements Maurice Libes, Didier Mallarino, Karl Gojak, Karim Bernardet
Sensor metadata
  • CTD ODO, AQD (500m)
  • Deep SeaPhox (500m)
  • CTD  (750m)
  • CTD ODO, AQD (1000m)
  • CTD (1250m)
  • CTD ODO, AQD (1500m)
  • CTD ODO, AQD (2000m)
  • CTD ODO, AQD (2200m)
  • CTD ODO, AQD (2400m)

Dynamic data from ERDAP server

File Size Format Processing Access Key
Data from 2021-08 to 2021-09-14 8 MB NC, NetCDF Raw data Open access 88411
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Lefevre Dominique, Libes Maurice, Heyndrickx Celine, Bernardet Karim, Gojak Carl, Mallarino Didier (2021). EMSO-Ligure Ouest observatory data (mooring ALBATROSS) from 2021-08. SEANOE. https://doi.org/10.17882/83244