FS Polarstern PS98

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Polarstern (06AQ)
Cruise identifierPS98
Cruise period2016-04-10 — 2016-05-14
Port of departurePunta Arenas, Chile
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
ObjectivesTransit from Chile to Germany after Antarctic expeditions 2014/15. The cruise will start in Punta Arenas (Chile), via Las Palmas (Canary Islands) to Bremerhaven (Germany). The transect will be used for en route measurements, a training programme for students and to calibrate hydro-acoustic sensors.
Chief scientistBernhard Pospichal (Leipzig Institute for Meteorology)
NPRCFS Polarstern PS98 NPRC polarstern_ps98.pdf (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
Bay of Biscay
South Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouth Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Cape Verde, Canary Islands, Bay of Biscay, English Channel, North Sea, German Bight (Punta Arenas 53°S 70°W en route to Canary Islands 28°N 15°W and German Bight 53°N 8°E)