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RV Professor Khromov KH06 (GIPY9, Sea of Okhotsk 1)

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Professor Khromov (90CI)
Cruise identifierKH06 (GIPY9, Sea of Okhotsk 1)
Cruise period2006-08-13 — 2006-09-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOtaru, Japan
Port of returnOtaru, Japan
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe research expedition was carried out onboard the R/V Professor Khromov in 2006 summer to early autumn. The purpose for the cruise was to quantitatively clarify the physical, chemical and biological processes which occur in the Sea of Okhotsk. This expedition is a collaboration between Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute (FERHRI), Russia, and the Institute of Low Temperature Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan. Especially this expedition focused on to sedimentary iron transport processes from northwestern continental shelf of the Sea of Okhotsk to western subarctic Pacific.
Chief scientistJun Nishioka (Institute of Low Temperature Sciences, Hokkaido University)
ProjectGEOTRACES -Trace elements and their isotopes in the water column
Cruise reportRV Professor Khromov KH06 (GIPY9, Sea of Okhotsk 1) cruise report professor_khromov2006.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSea of Okhotsk
SpecificWestern Sea of Okhotsk, around Kuril strait
Track chartsRV Professor Khromov KH06 (GIPY9, Sea of Okhotsk 1) cruise track — professor_khromov2006trk.pdf (00 MB)