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ITP58 pictured the day after deployment from the R/V Polarstern prior to departure from the site. (Ben Rabe)

ITP58 Overview

Deployment Location: 8/21/2012, 12:00 UTC at 82° 54.9’ N, 109° 49.7’ E

Last Location: 6/19/2015, 23:00 UTC at 60° 33.5’ N, 39° 37.11’ W  

Duration: 1032 days

Distance Travelled: 12,676 km

Number of profiles: 950 in 475 days

Other instruments: IMB 2012-J

ITP58 was deployed on a 3 m thick icefloe in the Transpolar Drift during the ARK-XXVII/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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