Ocean Regulation of Climate by Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports (ORCHESTRA)

Venturing into the Weddell Sea to monitor the changing Southern Ocean

A CTD being deployed in the Southern Ocean

The team on board RRS Discovery as part of the ORCHESTRA project recently completed 104 casts measuring conductivity, temperature and depth along three sides of the Scotia Sea and into the Weddell Sea, as well as the first hydrographic survey in the western arm of Cumberland Bay, South Georgia.