Coastal Mooring Observing Networks and Their Data Products: Recommendations for the Next Decade
"Instrumented moorings (hereafter referred to as moorings), which are anchored buoys or an anchored configuration of instruments suspended in the water column, are highly valued for their ability to host a variety of interchangeable oceanographic and meteorological sensors. This flexibility makes them a useful technology for meeting end user and science-driven requirements. [...]"
Source: Frontiers in Marine Science
Authors: Kathleen Bailey et al.