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.

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P6 Leg 2 Week #2 Sep 3, 2017

Read the cruise report from leg 2 of P6 week #2, along with continuously updated blog posts.

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Cruise Report Week #2

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P6 Leg 2 Week #1 Aug 26, 2017

Read the first cruise report from leg 2 of P6, along with continuously updated blog posts.

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Cruise Report Week #1

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Sail With Us to the Indian Ocean (I7N)! Aug 22, 2017

Greetings,

We are looking for students to participate in a hydrographic cruise (~43 days duration) in February-March 2018 in the western Indian Ocean on the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown, as part of US GO-SHIP. The US GO-SHIP program collects data for global CO2 and climate variability programs.

The website is https://usgoship.ucsd.edu.

Deadline for applications (see below for details): September 22, 2017

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Sail With Us to the Southern Ocean (S4P)! Aug 20, 2017

Greetings,

We are looking for students to participate in a hydrographic long-line cruise (67 days) in early 2018 in the South Pacific on the RVIB N.B. Palmer of the US Antarctic Program (USAP). The US GO-SHIP program collects data for global CO2 and climate variability programs.

The website is https://usgoship.ucsd.edu.

Deadline for applications (see below for details): September 22, 2017

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P6 Weeks #5 And #6 Cruise Reports Aug 14, 2017

Read the week #5 and week #6 cruise reports from P6, along with continuously updated blog posts. This is the final cruise report of leg 1 as the ship heads into Tahiti.

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Cruise Report Week #6
Cruise Report Week #5
Cruise Report Week #4
Cruise Report Week #3
Cruise Report Week #2
Cruise Report Week #1

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P6 Week #4 Cruise Report Jul 31, 2017

Check out the newest cruise report from P6, along with continuously updated blog posts. In this report the crew deployed the first SOCCOM float of leg 1, and you will be surprised at what it is measuring!

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Cruise Report Week #4
Cruise Report Week #3
Cruise Report Week #2
Cruise Report Week #1

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P6 Week #3 Cruise Report Jul 24, 2017

Check out the newest cruise report from P6, including a run-in with some world class weather, and continuously updated blog posts.

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Cruise Report Week #3
Cruise Report Week #2
Cruise Report Week #1

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P6 Cruise Completes First Two Weeks Jul 17, 2017

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Cruise Report Week #1
Cruise Report Week #2

P6 has completed its first two weeks, from Sydney to the South Fiji Basin. Read all about the successful work on the cruise in the weekly cruise reports and especially in the blog above.

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P6 cruise underway across the South Pacific Jul 2, 2017

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US GO-SHIP cruise P6 on the NB Palmer is leaving Sydney, Australia on July 3, to cross the Pacific at about 32 deg S. This is the fourth 5-10 year repeat of this section (1993, 2003, 2009, and now). First port stop at the end of Leg 1 will be Papeete, Tahiti, expected on Aug. 17, with Chief Scientist Sabine Mecking. The second leg will depart Tahiti Aug. 20 and reach Valparaiso, Chile on Sept. 30, with Chief Scientist Kevin Speer. Plans are to occupy >270 stations from top-to-bottom with all GO-SHIP parameters. 46 profiling floats will be deployed for Argo, including 2 Deep Solo floats and 6 SOCCOM biogeochemical floats.

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US CLIVAR newsletter highlights Deep Ocean observations May 14, 2017

Read our news article about the use of GO-SHIP hydrography for observing the deep ocean in the latest edition of US CLIVAR Variations, called “A case for observing the deep ocean.” This edition of Variations highlights the existing “state-of-the-art” methods to measure the deep ocean, some of the scientific insights that have already been gained from these observations, and new methodologies and technologies to expand the network of observations. The GO-SHIP article begins on p. 8, and is co-authored by L. Talley, G.C. Johnson, S. Purkey, R.A. Feely and R. Wanninkhof. The lead article in the edition of Variations is an overall case for deep ocean observations, co-authored by G.C. Johnson and M. Winton.

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