Oceans and seas:
Beaufort Sea Mesoscale Project
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The Beaufort Sea Mesoscale Project is a project of NOAA (the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) ERL project undertaken to provide a quantitative understanding of the ocean circulation over the Beaufort Sea Shelf and of its atmospheric and ocean forcing.
Major emphasis was placed on providing extensive synoptic oceanographic and meteorological coverage of the Beaufort Sea during the period 1986–1988.
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Physical Oceanography Index
K. Aagaard, C. H. Pease, A. T. Roach, and S. A. Salo. Beaufort Sea mesoscale circulation study–Final Report. Technical Report ERL PMEL-90, NOAA, 1989.
Steve Baum (Lead Author);C Michael Hogan (Topic Editor) "Beaufort Sea Mesoscale Project". In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published in the Encyclopedia of Earth March 30, 2010; Last revised Date December 10, 2011; Retrieved May 21, 2013 <http://www.eoearth.org/article/Beaufort_Sea_Mesoscale_Project?topic=49523>