Akademik Ioffe 44

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Akademik Ioffe (RUAI)
Cruise identifier44
Cruise period2014-06-30 — 2014-07-19
Port of departureGdansk, Poland
Port of returnIqaluit, Canada
ObjectivesNorth Atlantic Repeat Hydrography of WOCE section along 59.5 N.

RV Akademik Ioffe Cruise 44 was a contribution to the Russian CLIVAR and WORLD OCEAN Research Programmes. CTD section was designed to enable the ocean circulation in the Subpolar gyre of the North Atlantic to be mapped and in particular the course of the North Atlantic, Irminger and East Greenland Currents within the region to be determined. The main goal is to continue annual monitoring of the North Atlantic large-scale circulation and climate changes in the North Atlantic.

11 stations (3220-3230) were made at the Greenland shelf and continental slope to determine the shelf East Greenland Current.
Chief scientistAlex V Sokov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology), Sergey V Gladyshev (Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology)
ProjectClimate Variability and Predictability
Cruise reportAkademik Ioffe 44 cruise report akademikioffe_44.pdf (2.48 MB) 
NPRCAkademik Ioffe 44 NPRC akademikioffe_44.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificTransect of North Atlantic at 59.5 N
Track chartsAkademik Ioffe 44 cruise track — akademikioffe_44trk.pdf (0.39 MB)