Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT)
The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) is a multi-disciplinary programme which originated to undertake biological, chemical and physical oceanographic research during the annual return passage of the UK research ship RRS James Clark Ross from the UK to the Falkland Islands in September and from the Falklands to the UK in May during the period 1995-2005. Between 2007 and 2012 AMT was funded within the Oceans 2025 programme as a Sustained Observatory which consisted of an annual cruise in October/November from the UK to Punta Arenas in Chile. Since 2013 the AMT programme has been supported as a component of the UKs marine science National Capability (NC). The transect repeated each year spans a distance of almost 13,500 km through many different ocean provinces.
- Project overview — A brief description of the main aims of the programme.
- BODC's role — Our duties as the AMT designated data centre.
- Official web site — View the official AMT pages.
- Data policy — Data management policy approved by the AMT steering committee.
- Data submission — Guidelines on how to submit data to BODC.
- BODC processing — What will BODC do with your data?
- Cruise programme — AMT cruise programme.
- Data inventories — Information on the status of AMT datasets.
- Data delivery — How to gain access to AMT data.
- Other links — Links to other AMT related initiatives.