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Data set name

Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI): YMER- 80

Data holding centreScott Polar Research Institute
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodAugust/September 1980
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Arctic Ocean, Barents sea, Fram strait

Observations 
Parameters

Ice motion and related parameters; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Snow and ice mass, thickness and extent

Instruments

Wave recorders; CTD; cameras; snow and ice samplers

Description 
Summary

Scientific cruise aboard Swedish ice breaker Ymer measuring the dynamics and hydrography of an eddy. Data includes CTD data, range-bearing data from transponder bouys, aerial photography of ice edge, TOA charts containing strain meter and wave rider buoy data.

OriginatorsScott Polar Research Institute
References

Schytt, V. (1982) Ymer-80: A Swedish expedition to the Arctic Ocean, The Geographical Journal, 149 (1), 22-28.

Availability 
OrganisationScott Polar Research Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactEnquiries
Address

Scott Polar Research Institute
University of Cambridge Lensfield Road
Cambridge

CB2 1ER
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1223 336540
Emailenquiries@spri.cam.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1018020
Global identifier299
Last revised2009-11-30