The cruise was part of the CLIV AR International program, the continuation of the International World Ocean Circulation Program. Specific goals of the cruise were 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.
Alex V Sokov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology)
CLIVAR International Programme
North Atlantic Ocean
Hydrographic section from 59 30 N, 04 36 W to 59 55 N, 42 30 W