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Surface package of ITP 49 shortly after the deployment during the 2011 TransArc expedition on the Polarstern. (Ben Rabe)

ITP 49 Overview

Deployment Location: 9/11/2011, 17:00 UTC at 84° 22.0’N, 139° 52.6’E

Last Location: 12/22/2013, 23:00 UTC at 66° 26.4’ N, 22° 18.8’ W  

Duration: 833 days

Distance Travelled: 7904 km

Number of profiles: 61 in 31 days

Other instruments: none

ITP 49 was deployed on a 2 m thick ice floe in the Transpolar Drift during the ARK-XXVI/3 cruise (TransArc) on the R/V Polarstern as a contribution to the Hybrid Arctic/Antarctic Float Observation System (HAFOS). The ITP included a dissolved oxygen sensor and 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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