FS Polarstern ANTXXIX/10

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Polarstern (06AQ)
Cruise identifierANTXXIX/10
Cruise period2014-03-08 — 2014-04-13
Port of departureCape Town, South Africa
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
ObjectivesTransfer of vessel from Cape Town to Germany for the start of the following research campaign in the Arctic. In addition, the cruise will be used for en route measurements of meteorological and oceanographic data (OCEANET project, Prof. Andreas Macke, TROPOS Institute Leipzig), seabird and marine mammal sighting surveys (Prof. Claude Joiris, Free University Brussels), and tests and calibrations of onboard sensors including the Hydrosweep multi-beam echosounder.
NPRCFS Polarstern ANTXXIX/10 NPRC polarstern_antxxix10.pdf (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
South East Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)
SpecificEastern Atlantic, Bay of Biscay, English Channel, and North Sea, en route from Cape Town, South Africa to Bremerhaven, Germany;between latitude 43° S and 55°N and between longitude 20°W and 20°E.