IIOE-2 Cruise No.EP2-1, 23 January, 2016 - 08 February, 2016, Chennai, India - Chennai, India. Sagar Kanya Cruise in Bay of Bengal (SK 326) 23 January - 08 February, 2016. Summary of the cruise report, 5th Research Cruise under Ocean Mixing and Monsoon (OMM) Experiment.
Kumar, B. Praveen
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Sagar Kanya started sailing from Chennai port from 23rd January on a 17 day cruise. Total science crew in this cruise (SK 326) is 21 which include scientists and students from several Indian research labs and academic institutes. Mr. Jeff Lord and Mr. Emerson Hasbrouck of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI, USA) also participated in SK 326 for a WHOI mooring recovery which was deployed in November 2014 in a Sagar Nidhi cruise. SK 326 is the 5th cruise under the Ocean Mixing and Monsoon (OMM) program, the other four were conducted onboard Sagar Nidhi (SN 82, SN88, SN 14/2014, and SN100). Main objectives of the 17 day cruise are a) Recovery of the Woods Hole Mooring b) Extensive upper ocean survey of the Northern Bay of Bengal c) Deployment & Recovery of Lagrangian float and deployment of argo floats d) NIOT's 3 mooring operations (Deployment & Recovery of BD11 and Recovery of ITBS)......
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Spatial CoverageIndian Ocean
Bay of Bengal