The data described here were collected on LTER03 which took place from 2002-02-18 to 2002-02-27 on the RV Pt. Sur. Cruises have been conducted in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, USA, 3-4 times per year since March, 2001 and are approximately 7 days in length.
Towed CTD package
Two-dimensional sections of oceanic constituents are recorded in the top 120m with an undulating towed CTD scanning system (Scanfish) on both along shore and cross-channel transects.