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Wake Island Passage Flux Experiment (WIFE)

General Information

Experiment name (station locations)

    Wake Island Passage Flux Experiment (WIFE)

Hydrographic surveys (potential temperature sections)

  • R/V Mirai (MR03-K02): May 27 - 30, 2003
  • R/V Hakuho-maru (KH-04-4 Leg 2): October 13 - 18, 2004
  • R/V Mirai (MR05-05 Leg 2): December 16 - 19, 2005

Mooring observations (instruments layout)

  • First period: May 31, 2003 - October 13, 2004
  • Second period: October 18, 2004 - December 13, 2005
Document and Data

Document

Data

Data History & Updates
Date
Entered
PersonData TypeData StatusPublicSummary
2009/03/31Uchida, H.Data bookPublishedYes
2009/03/31Uchida, H.Bathymetry dataReleasedYes
2008/02/29Uchida, H.Hydrographic and mooring dataReleasedYesAvailable on-line
References

Papers

  • Uchida, H., H. Yamamoto, K. Ichikawa, I. Kaneko, M. Fukasawa, and T. Kawano, Flow of abyssal water into Wake Island Passage: Transport time series from mooring observations, (in preparation)
  • Uchida, H., T. Kawano, and M. Fukasawa (2008), In situ calibration of moored CTDs used for monitoring abyssal water, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 1695-1702, doi: 10.1175/2008JTECHO581.1. (PDF)
  • Uchida, H., H. Yamamoto, K. Ichikawa, I. Kaneko, M. Fukasawa, T. Kawano, and Y. Kumamoto (2007), Flow of abyssal water into Wake Island Passage: Properties and transports from hydrographic surveys, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C04008, doi: 10.1029/2006JC004000. (PDF)

Data books

  • Uchida, H., H. Yamamoto, K. Ichikawa, M. Kawabe, and M. Fukasawa (2009), Wake Island Passage Flux Experiment Data Book, 93 pp. JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan. (CD)
  • Kawano, T. and H. Uchida (Eds.) (2007), WHP P03 Revisit Data Book, 208 pp. JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan. (WEB)

Cruise reports

  • Uchida, H. (Ed.) (2006), Japan Marine Science and Technology Ceter Cruise Report, R/V Mirai Cruise MR03-K02, Wake Island passage Flux Expermient (WIFE), JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan. (WEB)
  • Kawabe, M. (2005), Preliminary Report of the Hakuho Maru Cruise KH-04-4, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 58 pp. (PDF)
  • Kawano, T., A. Murata, I. Kaneko, and S. Watanabe. (Eds.) (2006), Cruise Report, R/V Mirai Cruise MR05-05, JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan. (WEB)