The voyage of Rutgers University's 100th underwater glider mission from Massachusetts to New Jersey, launched from UMass-Dartmouth on March 13, 2007.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The glider continues to make steady progress in its track south, having flown over 20 km in the first day. The salinity is low close to the coast in the surface layer, but rapidly increases in the offshore direction. The low salinity waters are characterized by very low chlorophyll concentrations, but relatively high particle load.