Deployment: EN589

Deployment: 
EN589
Chief Scientist: 
David J. Kieber (State University of New York ESF, SUNY ESF)
Platform:
Platform Type:
 vessel
Start Date: 
2016-09-16
End Date: 
2016-10-15
Location: 
Northwest Atlantic Ocean
Description

The main purpose of our cruise was to study the organic matter that is put into the atmosphere as particles (also called aerosols) that are generated from bursting bubbles at the sea surface. To do this we deployed an aerosol generator to reproduce a model surface ocean using the ship's clean flow-through seawater system. We occupied four hydrographic stations--two biologically productive stations and two stations in the Sargasso Sea. To support the aerosol generator work, we conducted over fifty CTD casts to collect seawater and characterize the physical, chemical and biological properties of the water column.

Cruise decription excerpted from EN589 post cruise report: EN589_Post_Cruise_Report_10.20.16.pdf.

Related documents: EN589_Cruise_Plan.pdf