AMT12 chlorophyll imageThis was the first of a series of six AMT cruises funded by a NERC Consortium Grant. It sailed from Port Stanley, The Falklands on 12 May 2003 and docked in Grimsby, UK on 17 June 2003.  The principal scientist was Tim Jickells from the University of East Anglia, UK.

The cruise aimed to compare and contrast the functioning of the plankton in the north and south Atlantic gyres.

Image courtesy of NEODAAS