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ITP 34 alone on the floe shortly after deployment as viewed from the helicopter returning to the ship with the last passengers. (Rick Krishfield)

ITP34 Overview

Deployment Location: 10/10/2009, 21:00 UTC at 74° 35.0’N, 134° 45.5’W

Last Location: 8/7/2012, 21:02 UTC at 84° 56.8’ N, 66° 19.7’ W  

Duration: 1032 days

Distance Travelled: 8064 km

Number of profiles: 824 in 411 days

Other instruments: none

ITP 34 was deployed on a 2.8 m thick ice floe in the Beaufort Sea as part of the Beaufort Gyre Observing System (BGOS) during the JOIS 2009 cruise on the CCGS Louis S. St. Laurent. The ITP operated on a standard sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.

Last updated: September 23, 2020

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