20 September 2016 - 04 November 2016
Immingham, UK - Falkland Islands
AMT26 set sail from Immingham on 20th September 2016 aboard the British Antarctic Survey vessel the RRS James Clark Ross and arrived in Stanley, Falkland Islands on 4th November 2016.
This years cruise had the addition of funding from the European Space Agency for the AMT4SentinelFRM project. This will provide a unique opportunity to obtain high quality fiducial reference measurements for the validation of Sentinel products in a wide range of Atlantic locations.
You can read more about life on board the ship from Madeline Steer, who is working with marine plastics. Click here to view her blog posts on the Plymouth Marine Laboratory Facebook page.
Download the full cruise report (7MB)
Andy Rees (PI)
Plymouth Marine Laboratory
British Oceanographic Data Centre
Plymouth Marine Laboratory/University of Plymouth
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Marie Curie fellow
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
Royal Society fellow
University of Southampton
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands - Southampton, UK
Southampton, UK - Punta Arenas, Chile
Harwich, Essex - Falklands
Hosted at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council.