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The Data Management System for the Shipboard Automated Meteorological and Oceanographic System (SAMOS) Initiative
Shawn R. Smith(1), Jacob Rettig(1), Jeremy Rolph(1), Jiangyi Hu(1), Elizabeth C. Kent(2), Eric Schulz(3), Ruslan Verein(3), Steven Rutz(4), Chris Paver(4)
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The Shipboard Automated Meteorological and Oceanographic System (SAMOS) initiative focuses on improving the quality of, and access to, surface marine meteorological and oceanographic data collected in-situ by automated instrumentation on research vessels (RVs). The data management system, from collection to archive, is described along with the benefits of the initiative, providing a model for future underway data collection. Recommendations are made for expanding the current initiative to the wider international community.
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Smith, S. & Co-Authors (2010). "The Data Management System for the Shipboard Automated Meteorological and Oceanographic System (SAMOS) Initiative" in Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306, doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.83
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