Shelf Mixed Layer Experiment

Project Description
The Shelf Mixed Layer Experiment (SMILE), funded by the National
Science Foundation, was designed to study the response of the oceanic
surface boundary layer over the continental shelf to atmospheric
forcing. The experiment took place over the northern California shelf
between Pt.Arena and Pt. Reyes from mid-November 1988 to mid-May 1989.


Alessi,C. A., Lentz, S. J., and Beardsley, R. C. Shelf Mixed Layer
Experiment (SMILE) Program Description and Coastal and Moored Array
Data Report. Technical Report 91-39, WHOI, 1991.

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