Regional Cruise : Intensive Observational Period 2009, RIOP09, R/V Melville, 27 February-21 March 2009, Leg 1 Report, Manila to Dumaguete, 27 Feb to 9 March 2009

Gordon, Arnold L.

The general objective of RIOP09, as with the previous regional cruises is to provide a view of the stratification and circulation of the Philippine seas under varied monsoon condition, as required to support of PhilEx DRI goals directed at ocean dynamics within straits, mostly directed at oceanic mesoscale and sub-mesoscale features.

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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Ocean and Climate Physics
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
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January 5, 2011


RIOP09, Leg 1 Report.