We thank Jim Fontaine and Mark Prater for the preparation and operation of the floats and Sandy Anderson-Fontana for processing the ADCP data. We are grateful to the masters, crew, and technicians of R/V Endeavor and R/V Oceanus and to all those who stood watches during the two cruises. We thank Randy Watts and Paula Perez-Brunius for helpful comments. This manuscript has benefited greatly from the comments by two reviewers. This work was supported by Grant OCE 9314480 from the National Science Foundation and the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
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