Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT)

"The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) is a multidisciplinary programme which undertakes biological, chemical and physical oceanographic research during an annual voyage between the UK and destinations in the South Atlantic." As of early November, 2013, there have been 23 cruises. AMT data have resulted in many publications including three special issues.

Years of Record

1995/01 to 2005/12
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Data Time Period Extended?

yes, data set is extended

Ocean or Land

Ocean Only

Vertical Levels

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Key Figures

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Sample Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) cruise track. Source:

Cite this page

National Center for Atmospheric Research Staff (Eds). Last modified 31 Oct 2013. "The Climate Data Guide: Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) ." Retrieved from

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