Atlantic Meridonial Transect Programme

Project Description
The AMT programme undertakes biological, chemical and physicalsearch oceanographic research during the annual return passage of the RRS James Clark Ross between the UK and the Falkland Islands or the RRS Discovery between the UK and Cape Town, a distance of up to 13,500 km. This transect crosses a range of ecosystems from sub-polar to tropical and from euphotic shelf seas and upwelling systems to oligotrophic mid-ocean gyres.

Summary Provided By: http://web.pml.ac.uk/amt/