[IIOE2-EP03] Research Moored Array for African-Asian-Australian Monsoon Analysis and Prediction (RAMA)
Cruise No. EP03-1
Period of Cruise: 13 February - 14 March, 2016
Chief Scientist: Dinesh Kothandaraman, INCOIS, India. email@example.com
This multi-institutional cruise- the first under the IIOE2 Endorsed Project EP03, RAMA- was conducted on board the Indian Research Vessel ORV Sagar Kanya between 13 February and 14 March 2016. During the cruise, the following targeted tasks were accomplished:
- Recovery and redeployment of three RAMA (1 ATLAS pCO2 & 2 ATLAS) buoys.
- Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profiles at all RAMA as well as at NIOT Buoy locations.
- Water sampling at RAMA buoy locations at various depths for validating the conductivity of the onboard CTD System.
The participants included scientists from INCOIS-Hyderabad, NIOT-Chennai and NOAA-PMEL.Cruise Summary Report List of Participants Photo Gallery
Planned Cruise Track