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OMG – Oceans Melting Greenland / Earth Ventures – 2

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Airborne eXpendable Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (AXCTD) Science Element:  Last week, OMG’s AXCTD mission arrived Svalbard, Norway. OMG few 4 flights, dropped over 30 AXCTDS and completed the North Eastern science area. On September 23, OMG departed Svalbard, in route to Thule, Greenland.  OMG dropped an additional 8 probes and landed in Thule, Greenland.  On September 24, OMG flew and dropped over 26 AXCTDS. Last week, OMG AXCTD flew 28 hours, and dropped over 60 AXCTD probes in OMG’s North East and North West Science areas.

Bathymetry element:  Terasond (OMG Bathymetry contractor) surveyed over 700 nautical miles of Greenland’s South Eastern science area last week.