Circulation and transports in the Atlantic Ocean

Updated 2001-04-06

Elaboration of DUTCH-WARP [Deep and Upper Transport, Circulation and Hydrography-WOCE Atlantic Research Programme] in the frame of WOCE: deep circulation of thermal structure of surface water in the Iceland Basin; continuation of the application of ARGOS buoys; implementation of satellite altimetry of the North Atlantic Ocean; eastern boundary current of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Bay of Biscay as contribution to WOCE (1992-1998)

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1998 -
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
H.M. van Aken
Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee Postbus 59 1790 AB ‘t Horntje Texel Netherlands
+31 222 369300
+31 222 319674
Other project contacts
Visiting address: Landsdiep 4 1797 SZ 't Horntje Texel

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

ARGOS buoys satellite altimetry


Regions studied
None specified
Other areas
North Atlantic Ocean

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
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