The current-meter data used in this paper were obtained from the OMEX-I data CD-ROM. Doctors A. Antia (GEOMAR, Kiel) and R. Pingree (PML, Plymouth) were the principal investigators responsible for the collection and initial processing of the current-meter data. The OMEX-I program was funded by the EU under the second phase of the European Union Marine Science and Technology (MAST) program.
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