Akademik Ioffe 42

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Akademik Ioffe (RUAI)
Cruise identifier42
Cruise period2013-06-15 — 2013-07-15
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnHalifax, Canada
ObjectivesThe 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.
Chief scientistAlex V Sokov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology)
NPRCAkademik Ioffe 42 NPRC akademikioffe_42.pdf (3.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificTwo 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