The cruise is part of the CLIVAR International program, which is the continuation of the International World Ocean Circulation Program. Specific goals of the cruise are 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)
North Atlantic Ocean
Two hydrographic sections between Shetland Islands and Greenland from 60°25 N, 01°55 W to 67° 15.2 N, 32° 22.3 W
Hydrographic section from 59°30 N 04°36 W to 59°57'N 43°00 W