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Compliant GEOTRACES cruises SO202 INOPEX ANTXXVII/2 KN192-5 CoFeMUG
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The INOPEX (Innovative North Pacific Experiment) SO202 cruise mobilised and departed on 07 July 2013 from Tomakomai, Japan and returned to Pusan, Korea on 29 August 2013. Dr Rainer Gersonde from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research was the Chief Scientist onboard the FS Sonne. This survey took place in the North Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. Please contact Dr Rainer Gersonde (Chief Scientist) or Professor Robert Anderson (GEOTRACES Scientist) for further information regarding this cruise or consult the cruise report.




PS75 (ANTXXVI/2) set sail in November 2009 aboard the FS Polarstern and ended in January 2010. Dr Rainer Gersonde was the Chief Scientist on board and Dr Katharina Pahnke as the GEOTRACES Scientist. The focus of expedition ANTXXVI/2, which took FS Polarstern over a distance of 9757 nm for the first time across the entire polar South Pacific, was marine-geoscientific studies. This was complemented by bathymetric (HYDROSWEEP) and echo-sounding (PARASOUND) surveys along the majority of the cruise track. Dr Rainer Gersonde was the Chief Scientist on this cruise. Please see the cruise report for more details related to this cruise.



RV Knorr cruise KN192-5 (CoFeMUG) sailed on 14 November 2007 and returned on 13 December 2007. This cruise took place in the South Atlantic Ocean, specifically concentrating on the South Atlantic subtropical gyre and the Benguela Upwelling Zone. 27 stations were conducted throughout this region, collecting both water chemistry and biological samples. Dr Mak A Saito from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry was the Chief Scientist/ GEOTRACES Scientist onboard. For further information please consult the preliminary cruise report.

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