UK Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Study (UK SOLAS)

Project 1

Impact of atmospheric dust derived material and nutrient inputs on near-surface plankton microbiota in the tropical North Atlantic

Principal Investigator — Eric Achterberg, School of Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS).



Fieldwork has included two research cruises in the tropical North Atlantic (PO332 and D326). Time series have been recorded at the SOLAS Cape Verde Observatory. Key measurements included

To find out more about Eric Achterberg follow the link below.

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Related UK SOLAS pages at BODC

Project overview      Cruise programme
Data centre's role      Data inventories
Data policy       Data delivery
Data submission       Other links
Data centre processing      Knowledge transfer
Final report    

Related external links

International SOLAS      Quantifying and Understanding the Earth System (QUEST)
NERC SOLAS      Eric Achterberg, NOCS