Cruise with RV Dana. North Atlantic-Arctic Ocean Coupling: Deep water overflows and surface water outflow (NAAO) (38928)

Project Details

Description

This cruise was planned as an essential part of the Danish contribution to oceanographic fieldwork as part of the NAACOS project (2011-2014), funded by the Strategic Research Council.

The main objectives of the cruise were to obtain a comprehensive suite of physical, chemical and biological oceanographic measurements across the East Greenland shelf, extending into the Greenland Sea, and to study the deep-water overflow in the Denmark Strait.

The data collected on this cruise formed the basis of validating and improving circulation and ecological models in the region and developing new approaches to tracing freshwater and organic carbon exported from the Arctic.

The project was funded by the Danish Center for Marine Research.

Research area: Oceanography
Research area: Marine Populations and Ecosystem Dynamics
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01/01/201231/12/2012