This work has been funded by the support of a National Research Council fellowship and by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Dan Wolfe and Ludovic Bariteau of NOAA PSD contributed to the installation and maintenance of the NOAA sensors and data acquisition systems on the ship. We also acknowledge the crew and scientific party of the RHB, including Frank Bradley, Carmen Grados, Luis Morales, Megan O’Leary, LiSan Yu, and Chief Scientist Robert Weller.
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