EPIC

[EPIC 2001 logo]

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The East Pacific Investigation of Climate (EPIC) is a process study sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The purpose of EPIC is to study physical processes central to coupled atmosphere-ocean interaction in the east Pacific. The major field phase of EPIC was in September and October of 2001 along the easternmost line of Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (TAO) buoys at 95°W. This was based in Huatulco, Mexico and San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

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