BOCATS2 A25-OVIDE Cruise, North Atlantic

On the 17th of July, the Spanish research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa arrived in Reykjavik, completing the biennial re-occupation of the A25-OVIDE line for 2023, after departing from Vigo, Spain on the 8th of June. The cruise focused on the evaluation of heat, mass and carbon transports along the section of the Subpolar Gyre of the North Atlantic Ocean, and its relation with AMOC variability. A collaborative team from IIM-CSIC and LOPS-IFREMER, has been evaluating this section for years; the tasks involved were in support of EuroGO-SHIP Work Package 2.

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