The Red Sea Outflow Experiment (REDSOX) was funded by the National Science Foundation under Contracts OCE-9819506, OCE-9818464, and OCE-0351116. Additional support was provided to the “Climate Process Team Gravity Currents” under OCE-0336799. The Bottom Lander and the lowered CTD–ADCP package used during REDSOX were acquired with funds from the ONR/DURIP program under N00014-98-1-0328. We are grateful for the good work of the Masters and crews of the R/V Knorr and the R/V Maurice Ewing. The REDSOX PIs also include Amy Bower and Dave Fratantoni. Numerous members of the science parties on the RSX1 and RSX2 cruises greatly contributed to the work reported herein, especially RSMAS technicians, Mark Graham and Robert Jones. The multibeam echosounder data from the Gulf of Aden were worked up by Stephen Swift. The soundings from the R/V L’Atalante were generously provided by Philippe Huchon. We benefited from discussions with Rolf Lueck and Youyu Lu, comments by two anonymous reviewers, and suggestions by RD Instruments field engineers. Clearance to work in the territorial waters of Djibouti, Eritrea, and Yemen is gratefully acknowledged.
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