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Sediment Trap Particle Flux Measured during the U.S. JGOFS Arabian Sea Process Study

Abstract: A component of U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) is the
Arabian Sea Process Study. Eleven cruises took place aboard the R/V
Thomas G. Thompson for about sixteen months from October 1994 until
January 1996. These cruises provided seasonal coverage of the annual
monsoon and inter-monsoon cycles in the area southeast of Oman - from
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 18.0   S: 9.0   E: 66.0   W: 57.0
Min Depth: 750M Max Depth: 4000M

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-10-01
Stop Date: 1996-01-31
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DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-24