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Upper Ocean Mooring Data Repository - MLML 89: The Marine Light - Mixed Layer Experiment


The Marine Light - Mixed Layer Experiment took place in the sub-Arctic North Atlantic ocean, approximately 275 miles south of Reykjavik, Iceland. Data from a buoy fielded in 1989 is presented here.
The experiment was funded by the Office Of Naval Research.


59.489 North, 20.826 West


10 weeks, 1989/04/13 to 1989/06/10


Meteorological Sensors
A Velocity Averaging Wind Recorder (VAWR 705) was deployed.

Ocean Sensors
7 currrent meters and 10 Brancker temperature recorders were deployed over 750 meters of water.


More detailed information and access to data files is organized by data type:
Meteorology Data
Water Velocity Data
Temperature Data


  • Dickey, T., J. Marra, M. Stramska, C. Langdon, T. Granata, R. Weller, A. Plueddemann, and J. Yoder, Bio-optical and physical variability in the sub-arctic North Atlantic Ocean during the spring of 1989, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 22,541-22,556, 1994.

Last updated: May 18, 2008