The cruise is part of the CLIVAR International program, which is the continuation of the International World Ocean Circulation Program. Specific goals of the cruise are to provide the description of thermohaline ocean structure; to monitor the spatiotemporal changes of transatlantic meridional water and heat transport, to investigate and evaluate the exchange in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Alex V Sokov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology)
North Atlantic Ocean
Hydrographic section from 59 deg 30’N 5deg 00’W to 59deg 30’N 42deg 50’W