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RRS James Clark Ross JR20040722 (JR105)

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)
Cruise identifierJR20040722 (JR105)
Cruise period2004-07-22 — 2004-08-11
Port of departureQaqortoq, Greenland
Port of returnReykjavík, Iceland
ObjectivesThis was the fourth and final cruise of the US NSF-sponsored project "Is Labrador Sea Water formed in the Irminger Basin?"


1. Recover two moored profilers in the southern Irminger Sea
2. Deploy a long-term subsurface mooring for a related project
3. Deploy a meteorological buoy alongside this mooring
4. Carry out a hydrographic/velocity/tracer survey of the East Greenland coastal current on the inner shelf from Cape Farewell to Denmark Strait

All objectives were successfully met.
Chief scientistRobert S Pickart (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Department of Physical Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS James Clark Ross JR20040722 (JR105) cruise report jr105.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificKangerdlugssuaq basin. Denmark Strait.