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This array is a collaboration between the Rapid Climate Change (RAPID)-MOC project in the United Kingdom, funded by the Natural Enviroment Research Council (NERC); the MOC Heat Flux Array (MOCHA) project in the United States, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF); and the Western Boundary Time Series (WBTS) project in the United States, funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The temperature transport regression obtained by Shoosmith et al. (2005) using 58 Pegasus transects and θref = 0°C had a slope of 0.081 PW Sv−1, a y intercept of −0.041 Sv (no confidence limits given), a correlation of R = 0.97, and an rms residual of 0.06 PW. Note that Shoosmith et al. (2005) analyzed Pegasus observations with more transects but less accurate temperature measurements than the CTD/LADCP observations.