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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1759–1790, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1759-2021

Special issue: Elucidating the role of clouds–circulation coupling in climate:...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1759–1790, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1759-2021

Data description paper 29 Apr 2021

Data description paper | 29 Apr 2021

Measurements from the RV Ronald H. Brown and related platforms as part of the Atlantic Tradewind Ocean-Atmosphere Mesoscale Interaction Campaign (ATOMIC)

Patricia K. Quinn et al.

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ATOMIC took place in the northwestern tropical Atlantic during January and February of 2020 to gather information on shallow atmospheric convection, the effects of aerosols and clouds on the ocean surface energy budget, and mesoscale oceanic processes. Measurements made from the NOAA RV Ronald H. Brown and assets it deployed (instrumented mooring and uncrewed seagoing vehicles) are described herein to advance widespread use of the data by the ATOMIC and broader research communities.