The Helix Experiment: Helix Reef physical oceanography, Great Barrier Reef: Current meter mooring HLX26


Temporal Range: From 27-Oct-1983 To 18-May-1984

Resource Summary

Two Aanderaa current meters were deployed on the mooring HLX26 located north-west of Helix Reef.

Deployment Details:

Deployment 1:
Code: HLX26
Instrument 1: RCM4 # 6801; Depth 14m
Instrument 2: RCM4 # 6331; Depth 45m
Sampling Interval: 30 minutes
Date Deployed: 27/10/1983
Date Recovered: 22/03/1984

Deployment 2:
Code: HLX26
Instrument 1: RCM4 # 7350; Depth 14m
Instrument 2: RCM4 # 7369; Depth 45m
Sampling Interval: 30 minutes
Date Deployed: 22/03/1984
Date Recovered: 18/05/1984

These current meters were part of an array of instruments deployed for the physical oceanographic component of the Helix Experiment.

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Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS). 2010, The Helix Experiment: Helix Reef physical oceanography, Great Barrier Reef: Current meter mooring HLX26, https://apps.aims.gov.au/metadata/view/a4014dce-de43-4d7a-af90-37e61871fcf9, accessed 18-Jun-2019
Related Information
Influence of circulation on self-seeding patterns at Helix Reef - Great Barrier Reef: Andrews JC, Gay SL and Sammarco PW (1989) Influence of circulation on self-seeding patterns at Helix Reef - Great Barrier Reef. 2: 469-474. In: Choat JH (ed) Proceedings of the 6th International Coral Reef Symposium, Townsville, Australia 8-12 August 1988.
The Helix experiment: differential localized dispersal and recruitment patterns in Great Barrier Reef corals: Sammarco PW and Andrews JC (1989) The Helix experiment: differential localized dispersal and recruitment patterns in Great Barrier Reef corals. Limnology and Oceanography 34: 896-912.
Localized dispersal and recruitment in Great Barrier Reef corals: the Helix experiment: Sammarco PW and Andrews JC (1988) Localized dispersal and recruitment in Great Barrier Reef corals: the Helix experiment. Science 239: 1422-1424.
Helix reef October 1983 - May 1984. Field survey - physical oceanography: Morrow RA and Andrews JC (1985) Helix reef October 1983 - May 1984. Field survey - physical oceanography. OS 85/02. Australian Institute of Marine Science. 30 p.