This work was supported by NOAA Grant NA17RJ1226. As mentioned before, the EPIC and PACS Stratus cruises were collaborative efforts among many scientists, students, staff, and the crew of the research vessels Ronald H. Brown and Roger Revelle. The authors especially thank Dan Wolfe and Dr. Paquita Zuidema for their work and dedication on the ocean field. The cooperation of Dr. Robert Weller and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution made these projects possible.
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