Pourquoi pas? MEDITGIB2014
|Ship name (ship code)||Pourquoi pas? (35PK)|
|Cruise period||2014-04-01 — 2014-05-30|
|Port of departure||Cadiz, Spain|
|Port of return||Lisbon, Portugal|
|Objectives||The purpose of the MEDITGIB 2014 experiment is to improve the oceanographic knowledge of the North Atlantic Eastern margin and of the occidental Mediterranean sea, from the Moroccan coast to the northern coast of Spain.
The main topics are:
Measurement of the temporal variability of the Mediterranean outflow and interactions with high frequencies.
Measurement of internal tidal waves on both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Test of a real time data recovery system (on a mooring) to validate forecast systems.
|Chief scientist||Annick Pichon (SHOM - French Navy Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|