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The trap of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Published on 3 october

Following a collaboration between RDT and DYNECO, the low-cost'MASTODON anchorages were adapted and prepared in MASTODON-2D version at LOPS with JERICO-NEXT co-financing. By implementing them Pascal, Bernard and Marion explained the origin of daytime temperature oscillations near the bottom in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. In an article published in Scientific Report in September, they demonstrated that this is a trapped wave spreading around the archipelago.

Lazure, P., Le Cann, B., Bezaud, M., 2018. Large diurnal bottom temperature oscillations around the Saint Pierre and Miquelon archipelago. Scientific Reports 8, 13882. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-31857-w

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