Deployment: NBP0601

Deployment: 
NBP0601
Chief Scientist: 
Giacomo DiTullio (Hollings Marine Lab - College of Charleston, HML-CoC)
Synonyms: 
CORSACS I
Platform Type:
 vessel
Start Date: 
2005-12-17
End Date: 
2006-01-30
Location: 
Ross Sea Southern Ocean
Description

This was the first of two Controls of Ross Sea Algal Community Structure (CORSACS) project cruises and was funded by the NSF Office of Polar Programs. The NBP0601 cruise was conducted in the Ross Sea in December 2005 and January 2006, Ross Sea, ca. 65.21°S-78.65°S, 164.98°E-164.70°W, and supported by NSF research grant, OPP-0338097. The 'Science Pan and Project Description' document includes details of the cruise sampling strategy.

Related Files:

Science Plan and Project Descriptions (PDF file)
Cruise track map (PDF file)
Photo of Ice Breaker Nathaniel B. Palmer on station near Beaufort Island (JPG image)

Related Sites:

MGDS catalog: http://www.marine-geo.org/tools/search/entry.php?id=NBP0601