G.O. Sars 2003111

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)G.O. Sars (58G3)
Cruise identifier2003111
Cruise period2003-09-19 — 2003-10-14
Port of departureUnknown, Norway
Port of returnUnknown, Norway
ObjectivesThis cruise is related to the EU-project TRACTOR, the national PROCLIM project and is also part of a joint Norwegian and UK cooperation initiated between the two countries' ministers of environment. The purpose is to map the distribution of SF6 and is a follow up cruise after the tracer release experiment. The experiment started in 1996 as a joint effort between researchers from Iceland, UK, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Inorganic carbon variables will be measured, together with the general physics (CTD and LADCP).
Chief scientistTruls Johannessen (Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research)
NPRCG.O. Sars 2003111 NPRC gosars_2003111.pdf (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralGreenland Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificGreenland Sea (75deg N as close to the sea ice as possible, approximately 13 deg W). North of Iceland, Denmark Strait, South of Iceland, Faeroe and Shetland Ridge/Channel.