From Chief Scientist Viviane Menezes and co-Chief Scientist Jesse Anderson:
“So far, the sea has been flat and the weather warm— the cruise is going smoothly.”
In the first week, we have:
- Occupied 22 stations, most showing Subtropical Underwater.
Currents are relatively weak ~20-30 cm/s and we crossed the Caribbean Current without problems
- Deployed 6 floats: 3 Core Argo, 2 Arvor RBR, and 1 Go-BGC Argo
- Collected Sargassum samples once in the US EEZ...
Read about the first week at sea for A22 here!