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RRS James Clark Ross JR20060721 (JR153b)

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)
Cruise identifierJR20060721 (JR153b)
Cruise period2006-07-21 — 2006-07-27
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNorwegian mooring recovery. The primary objective was to study the spreading of Arctic Intermediate Water and its interaction with the warm Atlantic waters in the Norwegian Sea. The project addresses the circulation of Artic Intermediate Water (AIW) and its interaction with the warm Atlantic waters in the Norwegian Sea using acoustically tracked subsurface drifters (RAFOS floats), 30 drifters at 800m and 60 drifters at 200m. This cruise was to recover the moorings.
Chief scientistHenrik Søiland (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)