This work is part of the SINOCOP and GliderBal projects funded by CSIC and Govern Balear, respectively. The authors thank the IMEDEA-TMOOS glider team for their support during the calibration experiment and Prof. Charles C. Eriksen for his comments and suggestions during the visiting period at IMEDEA in September 2010. Special thanks to Dr. Scott Glenn for his comments during the author’s visit to the Coastal Ocean Observation Laboratory (COOL) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Partial support from SOCIB (Balearic Islands Coastal Observing and Forecasting System) is also acknowledged.
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