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FS Poseidon PO138_5

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Poseidon (06PO)
Cruise identifierPO138_5
Cruise period1987-05-16 — 1987-05-28
Port of departureFaro, Portugal
Port of returnPonta Delgada, Portugal
ObjectivesSea Rover measurements of thermohaline structure and currents in oceanic boundary layer. Working sections in the North Atlantic between the Azores and the Polar Front and the Azores and Lisbon. Measurement of physical and optical parameters in the water column using the IFM Sea Rover undulator and measurement of currents to 200m using a hull-mounted acoustic current profiler.
Chief scientistHarry Leach (Institute of Marine Sciences, Kiel)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFS Poseidon PO138_5 cruise track — po138_5track.pdf (0.30 MB)