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Akademik Tryoshnikov ACE Leg 3

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Akademik Tryoshnikov (RUB3)
Cruise identifierACE Leg 3
Cruise period2017-02-25 — 2017-03-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePunta Arenas, Chile
Port of returnCape Town, South Africa
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesACE was the first project carried out by the newly created Swiss Polar Institute (SPI). From December 2016 to March 2017, scientific teams from all over the world took part in a groundbreaking expedition aboard the Russian research vessel Akademik Treshnikov. From biology to climatology to oceanography, the researchers worked in a number of interrelated fields as they sought to expand understanding of the White Continent.
Chief scientistDavid Walton (British Antarctic Survey)
ProjectAntarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE)
Coordinating bodySwiss Polar Institute (SPI)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
14  CTD frame plus rosette sampler