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Ragged_Point (Ragged Point, Barbados)

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Site Coodinates and Elevation:

  • Latitude: 13.16502° North
  • Longitude: 59.43203° West
  • Elevation: 40.0 Meters

Site Description:

  • The site is located at the end of a promontory on the east coast of Barbados, at Ragged Point (also known as East Point. The instrument is located on the top of a 17 meter tower on a 22m high bluff. The site is about 12 km NNE of the main Airport, Grantly Adams, a short distance off Route 5. The only city is Bridgetown, located on the SW corner of the island, about 22 km WSW of the Ragged Point site. All distances are straight line; driving distances are usually much longer.

Principal
Investigator(s)
Information:

  • Joseph M. Prospero
  • E-mail: jprospero@rsmas.miami.edu
  • Joseph M. Prospero
    Professor Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry
    Director Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS)
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
    University of Miami
    4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
    Miami, FL 33149
    tel: 305-421-4159
    fax: 305-421-4999
    cel: 786-512-4159
    Email: jprospero@rsmas.miami.edu

Site Manager(s) Information:
  • Joseph M. Prospero
  • Email: jprospero@rsmas.miami.edu
  • Joseph M. Prospero
    Professor Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry
    Director Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS)
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
    University of Miami
    4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
    Miami, FL 33149
    tel: 305-421-4159
    fax: 305-421-4999
    cel: 786-512-4159
    Email: jprospero@rsmas.miami.edu


  • AND

  • Joseph Peter Sealy
  • Email: ponsi86@gmail.com
  • Joseph Peter Sealy
    Ragged Point
    St. Philip, BB18032
    Barbados
    Cell: 1-246-265-5815
    Fax: 1-246-423-3712
    Email: ponsi86@gmail.com

Responsible Institution(s):
  • NSF Ocean Sciences; NSF Atmospheric Chemistry.

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