U.S. JGOFS Antarctic Environment and Southern Ocean Process Study

Project Description
The U.S. JGOFS Antarctic Environment and Southern Ocean Process
Study (AESOPS) began field work on August 29, 1996 and ended
during April of 1998. The cruises were staged from Lyttleton,
New Zealand. The logistics for the Southern Ocean was
coordinated by Antarctic Support Associates (ASA) and the
purpose of this study was to investigate carbon fluxes in the
Southern Ocean and try to understand ocean processes.

View available data sets at
http://www1.whoi.edu/southernobjects.html

For more information, link to
http://www1.whoi.edu/southern.html

[Summary provided by U.S. JGOFS]