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ITP 53 as deployed -- viewed from the last helicopter flight back to the ship. (Rick Krishfield)

ITP53 Overview

Deployment Location: 8/4/2011, 18:00 UTC at 77° 34.2’N, 145° 56.4’W

Last Location: 8/12/2012, 23:07 UTC at 75° 44.5’ N, 147° 57.4’ W  

Duration: 374 days

Distance Travelled: 3419 km

Number of profiles: 750 in 375 days

Other instruments: none

ITP 53 was deployed on a 3.80 m thick ice floe in the Beaufort Sea as part of the Beaufort Gyre Observing System (BGOS) during the JOIS 2011 cruise on the CCGS Louis S. St. Laurent. The ITP operated on a typical sampling schedule of 2 one-way profiles between 7 and 760 m depth each day.

Last updated: September 23, 2020

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