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ITP 56 and PAWS as deployed from ice camp Barneo in 2012. (Steve Lambert)


Deployment Location: 4/15/2012, 20:00 UTC at 89° 19.5’N, 1° 54.8’E

Last Location: 5/3/2013, 23:00 UTC at 71° 29.5’ N, 2° 30.5’ W  

Duration: 383 days

Distance Travelled: 3293 km

Number of profiles: 1532 in 382 days

Other instruments: IMB 2012-B, AOFB 26, PAWS, webcam

ITP56 was deployed on a 1.5 m thick icefloe in the Transpolar Drift from the Russian ice camp Barneo in collaboration with the North Pole Environmental Observatory (NPEO) . On the same icefloe, a Naval Postgraduate School Arctic Ocean Flux Buoy (AOFB 26), an US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) Ice Mass Balance Buoy (IMB 2012-B), and an US-IABP Polar Area Weather Station (PAWS) were deployed. The ITP operated on a fast sampling schedule of 4 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.



Last updated: January 10, 2018
 


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