AMT12

This 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.


Personnel:

Name

Role

Institute

Bell, Tom DMS University of East Anglia, UK
Chamberlain, Katie Nutrients and pCO2 Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Forster, Grant N2O University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Gist, Niki Respiration and gross production Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Hickman, Anna Pigments filterer Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Hodge, Catriona DON, PON Liverpool University, UK
Jickells, Tim Principal scientist University of East Anglia, UK
Lowe, Chris Optics, FRRF Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Lucas, Mike 13C/15N Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Millward, Nick Nitrogen fixation Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Mintrop, Ludger DIC, alkalinity, pCO2 Baltic Sea Research Institute, Germany
Moore, Gerald Optics, FRRF Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Nedelec, Florence Iron Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Painter, Stuart 13C/15N Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Poulton, Alex 14C size fractionated photosynthesis Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Robinson, Carol Respiration and photodegradation Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Robinson, Jenna CDOM University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Root, Sarah Pigments, DOC/N, POC/N, lugols Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
San Martin, Elena Zooplankton Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Statham, Peter Iron Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Thomalla, Sandy Thorium Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Woodward, Malcolm Nutrients and MVP Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK