Programme

Information about GEOTRACES cruises and associated data sets can be found here. The current GEOTRACES cruise programme is shown in the table below. Details for forthcoming cruises will be updated as the information becomes available.

Cruise Chief scientist GEOTRACES scientist Type Period Location Details
RRS James Cook JC156 (FRidGE) Tagliabue Alessandro Lohan Maeve and Tagliabue Alessandro Section Cruise 2017‑12‑20 — 2018‑02‑01 Mid Atlantic Ridge
RRS James Cook JC150 (ZIPLOC) Mahaffey Claire Lohan Maeve and Tagliabue Alessandro Process Study 2017‑06‑27 — 2017‑08‑13 Tropical Atlantic
Hakuho Maru KH17-1 (GP02 bis) Obata Hajime Obata Hajime Section Cruise 2017‑06‑23 — 2017‑08‑07 North Pacific Ocean
Pourquoi pas? PEACETIME Guieu Cecile, Bressac Matthieu Bressac Matthieu Process Study 2017‑05‑17 — 2017‑06‑11 Mediterranean Sea
Pourquoi pas? HERMINE Fouquet, Cathalot and Pelleter Planquette Helene, Sarthou Geraldine, Heimburger Lars-Eric and Jeandel Catherine Process Study 2017‑03‑15 — 2017‑04‑28 Mid Atlantic Ridge, TAG and Snake Pit sites (21-26oN/44.5-46.5oW)
Sagar Kanya SK 2016/05 (GI10) Rengarajan R Rengarajan. R Section Cruise 2017‑01‑17 — 2017‑02‑20 Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean
Sagar Kanya SK324 (GI09) Ali Sajid Kumar Singh Sunil Section Cruise 2016‑09‑22 — 2016‑10‑22 Western Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean
FS Polarstern PS100 (GN05) Kanzow Torsten Rutgers van der Loeff Michiel,Geibert Walter,Frank Martin,Rijkenberg Micha Section Cruise 2016‑07‑19 — 2016‑09‑09 FRAM Strait, 79°N
RV Pelagia PE411 (Fe Vici, GApr05 Leg2) Slomp Caroline P. Severmann Silke, Rijkenberg Micha Process Study 2016‑05‑27 — 2016‑06‑15 Baltic Sea
RV Investigator Eddies (GPpr11) Strutton Peter Ellwood Michael and Boyd Philip Process Study 2016‑03‑15 — 2016‑04‑13 Australian sector of the Southern Ocean (south of Tasmania)
Aurora Australis K-axis (GIpr06) Constable Andrew Bowie Andrew Process Study 2016‑01‑08 — 2016‑03‑15 Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (south of Kerguelen plateau to ice edge)
RV Investigator HEOBI (GIpr05) Coffin Mike Bowie Andrew, Chase Zanna, Trull Tom, Tagliabue Alessandro and Blain Stephane Process Study 2016‑01‑08 — 2016‑03‑05 Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (around Heard Island)
Sonne SO245 (GPpr09, UltraPac) Ferdelman Timothy Pahnke Katharina, Croot Peter and Anderson Robert Process Study 2015‑12‑17 — 2016‑01‑28 Ultra-oligotrophic South Pacific gyre
S. A. Agulhas II SANAE 55 (GApr06 Leg2) Monteiro Pedro Roychoudhury Alakendra N. and Mtshali Thato Process Study 2015‑12‑05 — 2016‑02‑11 Southern Ocean
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FS Meteor M121 (GA08) Frank Martin, Achterberg Eric Frank Martin, Achterberg Eric and Schlosser Christian Section cruise 2015‑11‑22 — 2015‑12‑28 SE Atlantic
Hakuho Maru KH15-3 (GP06) Zhang Jing Zhang Jing Process Study 2015‑10‑14 — 2015‑11‑02 East China Sea
CCGS Amundsen ArcticNet 1503 (GN03) Francois Roger Orians Kristin Section cruise 2015‑09‑05 — 2015‑10‑01 Arctic Ocean
RV Pelagia PE401 (Fe Vici, GApr05 Leg1) Slomp Caroline P. Severmann Silke Process Study 2015‑08‑31 — 2015‑09‑17 Black Sea
CCGS John P. Tully 2015-10 (Line P GPpr07) Robert Marie Ross Andrew Process Study 2015‑08‑18 — 2015‑09‑03 North Pacific Ocean
FS Polarstern PS94 (GN04, TransArc II) Schauer Ursula Rutgers van der Loeff Michiel Section cruise 2015‑08‑16 — 2015‑10‑15 Arctic Ocean
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CGC Healy HLY1502 (GN01) Kadko David Landing William Section cruise 2015‑08‑07 — 2015‑10‑10 Arctic Ocean
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S. A. Agulhas II SOSCEx III (GApr06 Leg1) Monteiro Pedro Roychoudhury Alakendra N. and Mtshali Thato Process Study 2015‑07‑22 — 2015‑08‑15 Southern Ocean
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L'Atalante CASSIOPEE (GPc05) Marin Frederic Pahnke Katharina Compliant Data 2015‑07‑19 — 2015‑08‑23 Tropical West Pacific
RRS Discovery DY033 (GApr04 Leg3) Mark Moore Milne Angela Process Study 2015‑07‑11 — 2015‑08‑02 Celtic Sea
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CCGS Amundsen ArcticNet 1502 (GN02) Francois Roger Tortell Phillipe Section cruise 2015‑07‑10 — 2015‑08‑20 Arctic Ocean
RRS Discovery DY029 (GApr04 Leg2) Alex Poulton Lohan Maeve Process Study 2015‑04‑01 — 2015‑04‑29 Celtic Sea
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CCGS John P. Tully 2015-01 (Line P GPpr07) Robert Marie Ross Andrew Process Study 2015‑02‑10 — 2015‑02‑24 North Pacific Ocean
Hakuho Maru KH14-6 (GP19) Gamo Toshitaka Obata Hajime Section cruise 2014‑12‑02 — 2015‑02‑26 Western South Pacific and Antarctic Sea
RRS Discovery DY018 (GApr04 Leg1) Sharples Jonathan Lohan Maeve Process Study 2014‑11‑09 — 2014‑12‑02 Celtic Sea
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RV Nathaniel B. Palmer NBP1409 (GPpr08 Leg2, PHANTASTIC) Alderkamp Anne-Carlijn Middag Rob Process Study 2014‑10‑26 — 2014‑11‑26 Western Antarctic Peninsula
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CCGS John P. Tully 2014-19 (Line P GPpr07) Robert Marie Ross Andrew and Cullen Jay Process Study 2014‑08‑19 — 2014‑09‑04 North Pacific Ocean
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RV Atlantic Explorer AE1410 (GAc02, UNOLS) Conte Maureen Hayes Christopher Compliant Data 2014‑05‑31 — 2014‑06‑08 Tropical Northwest Atlantic, near-linear transect between Barbados and Bermuda
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Pourquoi pas? GEOVIDE (GA01) Sarthou Geraldine Sarthou Geraldine Section cruise 2014‑05‑15 — 2014‑06‑30 North Atlantic along the OVIDE section and in the Labrador Sea
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Sagar Kanya SK312 (GI02) Rengarajan R Rengarajan R Section cruise 2014‑04‑27 — 2014‑05‑30 Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea
Ocean Researcher V ORV-0034 (GPpr06 bis) Ho Tung-Yuan Ho Tung-Yuan Process Study 2014‑03‑25 — 2014‑04‑03 West Philippine Sea
Sagar Kanya SK311 (GI01) Rengarajan R Rengarajan R Section cruise 2014‑03‑24 — 2014‑04‑24 Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea
CCGS John P. Tully 2014-01 (Line P GPpr07) Robert Marie Ross Andrew Process Study 2014‑02‑10 — 2014‑02‑24 North Pacific Ocean
RV Nathaniel B. Palmer NBP1310 02 (GPpr08 Leg1, PHANTASTIC) Alderkamp Anne-Carlijn Gerringa Loes Process Study 2013‑12‑03 — 2014‑01‑23 Ross Sea, Rothera Research Station to Hobart
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RV Thomas G. Thompson TN303 (EPZT, GP16) German Christopher Moffett James Section cruise 2013‑10‑26 — 2013‑12‑25 Eastern tropical Pacific
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CCGS John P. Tully 2013-18 (Line P GPpr07) Robert Marie Cullen Jay and Orians Kristin Process Study 2013‑08‑20 — 2013‑09‑05 North Pacific Ocean
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RV Pelagia PE374 (GA04N Leg3) Rijkenberg Micha de Baar Hein Section cruise 2013‑07‑25 — 2013‑08‑11 Mediterranean Sea
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Ocean Researcher V OR5-1307-3 (GPpr06) Ho Tung-Yuan Ho Tung-Yuan Process Study 2013‑07‑14 — 2013‑07‑23 West Philippine Sea
RV Pelagia PE373 (GA04N Leg2) Rijkenberg Micha de Baar Hein Section cruise 2013‑07‑13 — 2013‑07‑25 Black Sea
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RV Pelagia PE370 (GA04N Leg1) Rijkenberg Micha de Baar Hein Section cruise 2013‑05‑14 — 2013‑06‑05 Mediterranean and Black Sea
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Angeles Alvarino MedSeA (GA04S) Ziveri Patrizia Garcia-Orellana Jordi Section cruise 2013‑05‑02 — 2013‑06‑01 Mediterranean Sea
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Sagar Kanya SK304 (GI03) Bhushan Ravi Kumar Singh, Sunil Section cruise 2013‑03‑03 — 2013‑05‑11 Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean
CCGS John P. Tully 2013-01 (Line P GPpr07) Robert Marie Ross Andrew Process Study 2013‑02‑05 — 2013‑02‑19 North Pacific Ocean
FS Sonne SO225 (GPc04) Werner Reinhard Osborne Anne Compliant Data 2012‑11‑19 — 2013‑01‑06 Manihiki Plateau
Tangaroa TAN1212 (FeCycle III, GPpr10) Boyd Philip Boyd Philip Process Study 2012‑09‑15 — 2012‑10‑08 Eastern seaboard of the North Island of New Zealand
Aurora Australis SIPEX-2 (GIpr02) Meiners Klaus Bowie Andrew Process Study 2012‑09‑14 — 2012‑11‑16 East Antarctica West of 110º (64-65ºS)
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FS Sonne SO223T (GPpr04) Mohtadi Mahyar Pahnke Katharina Process Study 2012‑09‑09 — 2012‑10‑08 Western subtropical and tropical Pacific
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Hakuho Maru KH12-4 (GP02) Gamo Toshitaka Gamo Toshitaka Section cruise 2012‑08‑23 — 2012‑10‑03 North Pacific Ocean
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CCGS John P. Tully 2012-13 (Line P GPpr07) Marie Robert Cullen Jay Process Study 2012‑08‑14 — 2012‑08‑30 North Pacific Ocean
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RV Pelagia PE358 (GApr03, THOR) Rijkenberg Micha de Baar Hein Process Study 2012‑07‑29 — 2012‑08‑19 Western North Atlantic
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L'Atalante PANDORA (GP12) Eldin Gerard Jeandel Catherine Section cruise 2012‑06‑27 — 2012‑08‑04 South Pacific, Solomon Sea
RV Sagar Sampada SS300 (GIpr03) Bhushan Ravi Rengarajan R. Process Study 2012‑04‑26 — 2012‑05‑18 Arabian Sea
RRS James Cook JC068 (GA10) Henderson Gideon Henderson Gideon Section cruise 2011‑12‑24 — 2012‑01‑27 Atlantic-40 South
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RV Knorr KN204 (GA03) Boyle Edward Jenkins William Section cruise 2011‑11‑06 — 2011‑12‑11 North Atlantic-Cape Verde Island-Woods Hole, United States
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Oceania 15/2011 (GApr02) Beldowski Jacek Staubwasser Michael Process Study 2011‑11‑03 — 2011‑11‑13 Baltic Sea
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Marion Dufresne MD188 (GIpr01, KEOPS II) Blain Stephane Jeandel Catherine Process Study 2011‑10‑08 — 2011‑11‑28 Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Ocean
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RV Kilo Moana METZYME (GPc03, METZYME) Lamborg Carl Saito Mak Compliant Data 2011‑10‑01 — 2011‑10‑25 Equatorial and Central Pacific, Tongan Plateau
Hakuho Maru KH11-07 (GP18) Zhang Jing Zhang Jing Section cruise 2011‑07‑16 — 2011‑08‑04 Western North Pacific Ocean
Tangaroa TAN1109 (GP13 Leg2) Boyd Philip Boyd Philip Section cruise 2011‑06‑06 — 2011‑06‑30 South Pacific Ocean
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RV Southern Surveyor SS2011 (GP13 Leg1) Bowie Andrew Hassler Christel Section cruise 2011‑05‑14 — 2011‑06‑05 South Pacific Ocean east Australia
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RRS James Cook JC057 (GA02 Leg3) Rijkenberg Micha de Baar Hein Section cruise 2011‑03‑02 — 2011‑04‑06 South Atlantic
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RV Kilo Moana KM1107 (GPpr05) Pahnke Katharina Pahnke Katharina Process Study 2011‑02‑23 — 2011‑02‑25 Honolulu, central tropical Pacific
RRS Discovery D361 (GA06) Achterberg Eric Achterberg Eric Section cruise 2011‑02‑07 — 2011‑03‑19 Atlantic: Sub-Tropical Atlantic
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RRS Discovery D357 (GA10) Henderson Gideon Henderson Gideon Section cruise 2010‑10‑18 — 2010‑11‑22 Atlantic-40 South
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RV Knorr KN199-4 (GA03) Jenkins William Boyle Edward Section cruise 2010‑10‑15 — 2010‑11‑04 North Atlantic
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Hakuho Maru KH10-02 (GP03) Zhang Jing Zhang Jing Section cruise 2010‑06‑11 — 2010‑07‑23 Japan Sea (including western North Pacific triangle)
RV Pelagia PE321 (GA02 Leg2) Rijkenberg Micha de Baar Hein Section cruise 2010‑06‑11 — 2010‑07‑08 West Atlantic Bermuda to Fortaleza, Brazil
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RV Pelagia PE319 (GA02 Leg1) Gerringa Loes de Baar Hein Section cruise 2010‑04‑28 — 2010‑05‑26 North Atlantic-Scrabster, Scotland to Bermuda
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FS Meteor M81_1 (GA11) Frank Martin Frank Martin Section cruise 2010‑02‑04 — 2010‑03‑08 Sub-Tropical Atlantic, Las Palmas, Canaries to Trinidad and Tobago
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RV Southern Surveyor SS01/10 (GPpr02, PINTS) Hassler Christel Ellwood Michael Process Study 2010‑01‑23 — 2010‑02‑15 Tasman Sea
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FS Polarstern PS75 (ANTXXVI/2, GPc02) Gersonde Rainer Pahnke Katharina Compliant data 2009‑11‑27 — 2010‑01‑27 South Pacific Ocean
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Hakuho Maru KH09-05 (GI04) Gamo Toshitaka Gamo Toshitaka Section cruise 2009‑11‑06 — 2010‑01‑10 Indian Ocean
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CCGS Amundsen 0903 (Beaufort Sea, GIPY14) Francois Roger Francois Roger IPY section 2009‑08‑27 — 2009‑09‑13 Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin
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FS Sonne SO202 (GPc01, INOPEX) Gersonde Rainer Anderson Robert Compliant data 2009‑07‑08 — 2009‑08‑28 North Pacific and Bering Sea
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BIO Hesperides ATOS-2 (GIPY8c) Duarte Carlos Tovar-Sanchez Antonio Data will not be provided as they are not intercalibrated 2009‑01‑23 — 2009‑03‑03 Antarctica
RV Nathaniel B. Palmer NBP0901 (DynaLiFe, GIPY7, GPpr03) Jacobs Stan de Baar Hein Process Study 2009‑01‑05 — 2009‑02‑28 Amundsen Sea, Pine Island Bay
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RV Sagar Sampada SS259 (GIpr04) Bhushan Ravi Bhushan Ravi Process Study 2008‑11‑09 — 2008‑11‑30 Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal
Tangaroa TAN0811 (FeCycle II, GPpr01) Boyd Philip Boyd Philip Process Study 2008‑09‑14 — 2008‑10‑06 Subtropical waters east of New Zealand
RV Jakov Smirnitskiy ISSS-08 (GIPY13) Semiletov Igor Andersson Per IPY section 2008‑08‑15 — 2008‑09‑28 Siberian coast with focus on the Laptev and east Siberian Sea
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Antea AMANDES IV (GApr01) van Beek Pieter Jeandel Catherine Process Study 2008‑07‑10 — 2008‑07‑20 Amazon Shelf
RV Knorr KN193-6 (InterCal 1 Leg2) Cutter Greg Cutter Greg
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2008‑06‑29 — 2008‑07‑12 St. Georges, (Bermuda) to Norfolk, Virginia (US)
RV Knorr KN193-5 (InterCal 1 Leg1) Cutter Greg Cutter Greg
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2008‑06‑08 — 2008‑06‑27 Norfolk, Virginia (US) to St. Georges, (Bermuda)
Antea AMANDES III (GApr01) Jeandel Catherine Jeandel Catherine Process Study 2008‑04‑06 — 2008‑04‑16 Amazon Shelf
Aurora Australis au0806 (GIPY6, SR3-GEOTRACES) Rintoul Steve Butler Edward IPY section 2008‑03‑22 — 2008‑04‑17 Antarctic continent to Hobart (Australia) along the 140oE SR3 meridian
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Marion Dufresne MD166 (BONUS-GOODHOPE, GIPY4) Speich Sabrina Boye Marie IPY section 2008‑02‑08 — 2008‑03‑24 Antarctic: Cape Town to Durban
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FS Polarstern ANTXXIV/3 (GIPY5, Zero and drake) Fahrbach E. Hein de Baar IPY section 2008‑02‑06 — 2008‑04‑16 Southern Ocean: Zero Meridian, Weddell Sea, Drake Passage
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Antea AMANDES II (GApr01) Lyard Florent Jeandel Catherine Process Study 2008‑01‑17 — 2008‑01‑25 Offshore of Guyana and estuary in Brazilian waters
Antea AMANDES I (GApr01) Hamelin Bruno Jeandel Catherine Process Study 2007‑11‑17 — 2007‑12‑02 Offshore of Guyana and estuary in Brazilian waters
RV Knorr KN192-5 (CoFeMUG, GAc01) Saito Mak Saito Mak Compliant data 2007‑11‑16 — 2007‑12‑13 South Atlantic/subtropical gyre/Benguela Upwelling Zone :Brazil to Namibia
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Aurora Australis au0701 (GIPY3, SIPEX) Worby Tony Bowie Andrew IPY section 2007‑09‑03 — 2007‑10‑17 East Antarctica
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Professor Khromov KH07 (GIPY12, Sea of Okhotsk 2) Nishioka Jun Nishioka Jun IPY section 2007‑08‑05 — 2007‑09‑15 Western part of the Sea of Okhotsk
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FS Polarstern ARKXXII/2 (GIPY11) Schauer Ursula Rutgers van der Loeff Michiel IPY section 2007‑07‑29 — 2007‑10‑07 Eurasian and central Arctic Ocean
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BIO Hesperides ATOS-1 (GIPY10c) Duarte Carlos Tovar-Sanchez Antonio Data will not be provided as they are not intercalibrated 2007‑06‑29 — 2007‑07‑27 Arctic: Reykiavik,Iceland to Svalbard Islands, Norway
Aurora Australis AU0703 (GIPY2, SAZ-SENSE) Griffiths Brian Bowie Andrew IPY section 2007‑01‑17 — 2007‑02‑20 Sub-Antarctic and Polar Frontal waters
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RV Professor Khromov KH06 (GIPY9, Sea of Okhotsk 1) Nishioka Jun Nishioka Jun IPY section 2006‑08‑13 — 2006‑09‑12 Western part of the Sea of Okhotsk
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Tangaroa TAN0609 (GIPY1) Sutton Philip Boyd Philip IPY section 2006‑07‑12 — 2006‑08‑01 Southeast Tasman Sea
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