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Akademik Ioffe 2008

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Akademik Ioffe (RUAI)
Cruise identifier2008
Cruise period2008-06-16 — 2008-07-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureSzczecin, Poland
Port of returnSt John, Canada
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise was part of the CLIV AR International program, the continuation of the International World Ocean Circulation Program. Specific goals of the cruise were to provide the description of thermohaline ocean structure; to monitor the spatiotemporal changes of transatlantic meridional water and heat transport, to investigate and evaluate the exchange in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Chief scientistAlex V Sokov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology)
ProjectCLIVAR International Programme
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificHydrographic section from 59 30 N, 04 36 W to 59 55 N, 42 30 W