US GO-SHIP is part of the international GO-SHIP network of sustained hydrographic sections, supporting physical oceanography, the carbon cycle, and marine biogeochemistry and ecosystems. The US program is sponsored by US CLIVAR and OCB. Funded by the National Science Foundation and NOAA.
Departed Durban (South Africa) on April 23, 2018, headed for I07N
Chief scientist: Denis Volkov, NOAA-AOML/CIMAS
Co-chief scientist: Viviane Menezes, WHOI
About the cruise: NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown sets off on the third and fourth legs of its 2018 circumglobal navigation. From Durban, South Africa to Goa, India, the GO-SHIP IO7N cruise is part of a world-wide initiative to measure and investigate the ocean basins from coast to coast and from surface to bottom in order to help measure ocean interior changes overtime.Read More
Read the sixth weekly cruise report from S04P. The weather has not been kind, but science continues and spirits remain high.Read More
Read the fifth weekly cruise report from S04P, now week 5 of the cruise including the first week of MOB. Follow along as the cruise continues on its path without hitting any icebergs, and check out some of the preliminary data.Read More
Read the fourth weekly cruise report from S04P, with some spectacular photos you do not want to miss.Read More
Read the third weekly cruise report from S04P.Read More
Read the second weekly cruise report from S04P, where the science has started despite the weather, as well as the animal sightings and routine of life at sea.Read More
Read the first weekly cruise report from S04P, MOB and departure from Hobart.Read More
Departed Hobart on March 9, 2018, headed for S04P
Chief scientist: Alison Macdonald, WHOI
Co-chief scientist: Ellen Briggs, SIO
About the cruise: 67 days at sea! We depart from Hobart Tasmania on March 9, 2018 on the R/V Nathaniel Brown Palmer and follow 67°S along the Ross sea ice shelf. At approximately 158 stations we will sample the water column for physical, chemical, and biological tracers. In the final week we will cross the Drake Passage and take port in Punta Arenas Chile on May 14, 2018. Follow our journey!Read More
Read the final message from the Chief Scientist.
Final week of P06 Leg 2
This morning we arrived Valparaiso, Chile ending Leg 2 of GO-SHIP P06.
A total of 250 CTD stations were occupied, 143 on Leg 1 and 107 on Leg 2, for a successful completion of the section.Read More