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ITP26 Overview

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Immediately upon installation of ITP 26 (with conical supplemental flotation) the system's ability to transfer data from the underwater profile to surface package is tested.  Kris Newhall performs the inductive modem test while Jeff Pietro begins dissembling the deployment apparatus. (Photo by Sergey Unovidov)

Deployment Location: 9/11/2008, 01:00 UTC at 80° 6.1’N, 141° 18.4’E

Last Location: 10/5/2010, 23:00 UTC at 74°11.3’ N, 17° 18.2’ W  

Duration: 755 days

Distance Travelled: 5823 km

Number of profiles: 364 in 181 days

Other instruments: none

ITP 26 was deployed on a 2.2 m thick ice floe in the Transpolar Drift from the Russian Research Vessel Federov. 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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