Summary Information about AES/DFO Offshore Buoys

WMO Identifier 46004
Buoy name Middle NOMAD
Buoy Type NOMAD
Latitude / Longitude 50° 59.0' N  135° 47.0' W
Water Depth 3600 metres
Start Date May 1, 1989
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WMO Identifier 46036
Buoy name South  NOMAD
Buoy Type NOMAD
Latitude / Longitude 48° 21.0' N  133° 56.0' W
Water Depth 3500 metres
Start Date April 1, 1988
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WMO Identifier 46131
Buoy name Sentry Shoal
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 49° 54.4' N  124° 59.1' W
Water Depth 18 metres
Start Date October 13, 1992
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WMO Identifier 46132
Buoy name South Brooks
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 49° 44.0' N  127° 55.0' W
Water Depth 2040 metres
Start Date October 5, 1993
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WMO Identifier 46134
Buoy name ECOBUOY_1
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 48°  39.4' N  123° 29.0 W
Water Depth 65 metres
Start Date January 1,1999
Comment: This buoy has been specially modified to serve as a platform for additional sensors, including solar radiation, salinity, temperature and chlorophyll fluorescence. This buoy is located in Saanich Inlet, near the Institute of Ocean Sciences and serves as a temporary "test bed" for new sensors and telemetry tests. This is NOT a permanent monitoring station. 

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WMO Identifier 46145
Buoy name Central Dixon Entrance
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 54° 23.0' N  132° 25.6' W
Water Depth 257 metres
Start Date April 11, 1991
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WMO Identifier 46146
Buoy name Halibut Bank
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 49° 20.4' N  123° 43.6' W
Water Depth 43 metres
Start Date March 16, 1992
Comment: This buoy has been specially modified to serve as a platform for additional sensors, including solar radiation, salinity, temperature and chlorophyll fluorescence. 

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WMO Identifier 46147
Buoy name South Moresby
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 51° 50.0' N  131° 13.0' W
Water Depth 2000  metres
Start Date May 11, 1992
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WMO Identifier 46181
Buoy name Nanakwa Shoal
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 53° 50.0' N  128° 49.9' W
Water Depth 22 metres
Start Date May 22, 1990
Comment: This buoy is located in Douglas Channel, near Kitimat.

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WMO Identifier 46183
Buoy name North Hecate Strait
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 53° 37.0 N  131° 06.3' W
Water Depth 60 metres
Start Date April 9, 1991
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WMO Identifier 46184
Buoy name North NOMAD
Buoy Type NOMAD
Latitude / Longitude 53° 54.0' N  138° 52.0' W
Water Depth 3200  metres
Start Date September 20, 1987
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WMO Identifier 46185
Buoy name South Hecate Strait
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 52° 24.4' N  129° 47.0' W
Water Depth 228  metres
Start Date June 8, 1990
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WMO Identifier 46204
Buoy name West Sea Otter
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 51° 22.1' N  128° 45.0' W
Water Depth 222  metres
Start Date September 7, 1989
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WMO Identifier 46205
Buoy name West Dixon Entrance
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 54° 10.0'  N  134° 20.0' W
Water Depth 2675  metres
Start Date November 22, 1988
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WMO Identifier 46206
Buoy name La Perouse Bank
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 48° 50.1' N  125° 59.9' W
Water Depth 73  metres
Start Date November 22, 1988
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WMO Identifier 46207
Buoy name East Dellwood Knolls
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 50° 52.5 N  129° 55.0' W
Water Depth 2215  metres
Start Date October 18, 1989
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WMO Identifier 46208
Buoy name West Moresby
Buoy Type 3 metre discus
Latitude / Longitude 52° 30.0' N  132° 42.0' W
Water Depth 2950  metres
Start Date July 1, 1991
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