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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. CASPER thanks the funding support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) under its Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program, Grant N0001416WX00469, under project managers Dr. Daniel Eleuterio and Steven Russell, and the additional support for CASPER collaborators from ONR and from NRL Program Element 61153N (WU BE023-01-41-1C04). We also thank the crews of the R/V Atlantic Explorer, R/V Hugh R. Sharp, and the CIRPAS Twin Otter and all participants of the CASPER field campaign for their hard work in the field. The efforts of many students, Alex Olson (Moss Landing Marine Lab); Nathan Rose and Ross Palomaki (University of Virginia); Evan Ntonados (Millers-ville University); and Andrew Kammer, Austin Waldorf, and Patrick Mears (Coastal Carolina University) are gratefully acknowledged. We thank Carlos Fierra from SPAWAR San Diego for monitoring the NPS Wave Glider, David Grober from Motion Picture Marine and Cliff Hudson from Emerging Technologies Inc. for rapidly designing and constructing the LIDAR stabilizing platform, and Orson Hyde for invaluable technical support on the R/V Atlantic Explorer.