The field experiment in CAATEX was carried out from 2019 to 2020, after significant planning and preparation. In total, six tomographic moorings (two with both acoustic sources and receivers, and four receiver moorings), augmented with oceanographic instrumentation, were deployed across the Arctic Ocean. More information about the different deployment and recovery cruises can be found below.
Canadian basin recovery cruise cruise (2020)
Recovery of SIO1 - SIO3 in October/November 2020, with KV Svalbard.
Eurasian basin recovery cruise cruise (2020)
Recovery of NERSC1 - NERSC4 in July/August 2020, with KV Svalbard. Read more.
Eurasian basin deployment cruise (2019)
The deployment of the the three tomographic moorings (NERSC 1-3) was carried out from 14/8 to 9/9, using the icebreaker KV Svalbard from the Norwegian Coastguard. Read more..