S04P Cruise Underway to the Southern Ocean

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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!

For more visit the blog: http://usgoship-s04p2018.blogspot.com/

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