Version number: 2.0. Most recent data included: 2 July 2017. Created on: 7 December 2017. Documentation: Lumpkin (2016) .
On this page, you'll find looper trajectory segments identified from Global Drifter Program data, using the methodology documented in Lumpkin (2016) J. Geophys. Res.
The data is available as a Matlab file loopers.mat which contains the following variables:
There is also a Matlab file nonloopers.mat which contains the data of non-looping drifters, for those variables which are defined for nonloopers.
If you wish to obtain these data in a different format, contact Rick Lumpkin .