CUSTARD

Carbon Uptake and Seasonal Traits in Antarctic Remineralisation Depth (CUSTARD) Principal Investigator: Dr Adrian Martin, National Oceanography Centre The CUSTARD project will examine how seasonal changes in food availability for phytoplankton at a key junction of the global ocean circulation…

PICCOLO

Processes Influencing Carbon Cycling: Observations of the Lower limb of the Antarctic Overturning (PICCOLO) Principal Investigator: Prof Karen Heywood, University of East Anglia This PICCOLO proposal has been prepared in response to the NERC Announcement of Opportunity issued on 7th…

SONATA

Southern OceaN optimal Approach To Assess the carbon state, variability and climatic drivers (SONATA) Principal Investigator: Prof. Corrine Le Quere, University of East Anglia The overriding objectives of SONATA are to design and implement an optimal approach to assess the…

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Blog: Fifty shades of white

Fifty shades of white. Elise Droste Alright, alright, alright, I know! It’s been a while since I wrote the last blog… But so much has happened! Where do I start? We finished sampling along the zero meridian transect. Irregular working…

Blog: “It’s like the Caribbean, but with ice bergs”

“It’s like the Caribbean, but with ice bergs” – Elise Droste 02/01/2019 Happy New Year everyone! May it be filled with amazing ocean science 😉 The New Year’s party on Polarstern will be added to the Christmas evening as a…

Blog: In the officer’s chair

In the officer’s chair – Elise Droste 26/12/2018 I’ve come up to the bridge, where it’s very quiet at the moment. The silver lining, or should I say white lining (?), of the medevac was that we had a white…

About RoSES

The Southern Ocean is one of the most important and poorly understood components of the global carbon cycle that profoundly shapes Earth’s climate. It is the primary hot spot for the oceanic sink of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2), having captured…

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