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Akademik Ioffe 2003

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Akademik Ioffe (RUAI)
Cruise identifier2003
Cruise period2003-06-24 — 2003-07-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureKaliningrad, Russian Federation
Port of returnKangerluarsoruseq, Greenland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise is part of the CLIVAR International program, which is the continuation of the International World Ocean Circulation Program. Specific goals of the cruise are 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
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificHydrographic section from 59 deg 30’N 5deg 00’W to 59deg 30’N 42deg 50’W