FS Polarstern PS105

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Polarstern (06AQ)
Cruise identifierPS105
Cruise period2017-03-21 — 2017-04-20
Port of departurePunta Arenas, Chile
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
ObjectivesTransit from Chile to Germany after Antarctic expeditions 2016/17. 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 scientistRainer Knust (Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research)
NPRCFS Polarstern PS105 NPRC polarstern_ps105.pdf (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
South Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouth Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Cape Verde, Canary Islands, Bay of Biscay, English Channel, North Sea, German Bight