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Optics rig being deployed off the RRS James Clark Ross

AMT4OceanSatFlux campaign underway to measure carbon dioxide flux

15 October 2018

A new project building upon the work of AMT4SentinelFRM, is currently sailing the length of the Atlantic to measure gas exchange between the...
Atlantic Meridional Transect 27 scientists and crew of RRS Discovery.

The south subtropic convergence zone to South Georgia

02 November 2017

Hold onto your hats folks, we are entering the South Subtropical Convergence Zone!! From the deep blue waters between 10 and 35 South, one crosses...
Chlorophyll map with ship's track overlaid

Expanding ocean deserts

02 November 2017

After crossing the equator we sampled a...
A fish-eye camera looks upwards to produce a photographic log of the condition of the sky

Comparing measurements with measurements

26 October 2017

The inter-comparison of measurements between laboratories, who work on the accuracy of Copernicus Sentinel Ocean Colour and Sea Surface Temperature...
Radiosonde

Launching balloons

16 October 2017

Most of the data that we collect on AMT4SentinelFRM are water profiles or continuous surface water measurements. However, every day at midday we...
Flying fish in the North Atlantic Gyre. (Credits: Ian Brown, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK).

Life on the edge

09 October 2017

We are transiting the deep ocean gyres, where life survives on the edge. From the surface of these deep blue waters there seems to be little life...
The Conductivity, Temperature and Density (CTD) device

A day in the life of an ocean-going scientist

09 October 2017

When you mention to friends back home that you are going on a research cruise, most people think of Jacques Cousteau or The Life Aquatic, or...
RRS Discovery

The second voyage

22 September 2017

Last year, the AMT4SentinelFRM Research Voyage set sail from Immingham on 20 September 2016 aboard the British Antarctic Survey ship, the Royal...
Bow of research ship with ice capped mountains of south giorgia in the background

The 27th AMT cruise embarks

21 September 2017

The 27th AMT cruise has now departed from Southampton in the UK on board the RRS Discovery and will spend the next 6 weeks...
Presentation slide for Fiducial Reference Measurements

AMT4SentinelFRM Workshop a great success

23 June 2017

A successful two-day workshop was held in Plymouth focussing on validating the performance of Sentinel-1, -2 and -3 at retrieving ocean colour, sea...
Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite and C-band radar on-board the RRS James Clark Ross

C-band radar test data

07 November 2016

A dedicated C-band radar is deployed on AMT26 to validate Sentinel-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imager products to investigate sea surface...
Radiosones attached to helium balloon

Getting technical with SST instrumentation

06 October 2016

An important part of the AMT4SentinelFRM project is the validation of the SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer) sensor on Sentinel...
RRS James Clark Ross leaves Portsmouth

Bon voyage to AMT26

23 September 2016

The British Antarctic Survey ship, the Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross, has left the UK and set sail on a voyage that will traverse almost...
James Clark Ross Research ship at sea

Discrepancies in satellite chlorophyll are half what we previously thought

16 September 2016

Accurate chlorophyll measurements in the ocean are crucial for understanding environmental change.
Sentinel 3 satellite

AMT4SentinelFRM kicks off

13 July 2016

The ESA funded AMT4SentinelFRM project has now launched, focusing on validating Sentinel satellite data by using measurements taken on the...

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