Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT)

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Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT)
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"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.

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Acknowledgement of any material taken from or knowledge gained from this page is appreciated:

National Center for Atmospheric Research Staff (Eds). Last modified "The Climate Data Guide: Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) .” Retrieved from https://climatedataguide.ucar.edu/climate-data/atlantic-meridional-transect-amt on 2024-04-17.


Citation of datasets is separate and should be done according to the data providers' instructions. If known to us, data citation instructions are given in the Data Access section, above.


Acknowledgement of the Climate Data Guide project is also appreciated:

Schneider, D. P., C. Deser, J. Fasullo, and K. E. Trenberth, 2013: Climate Data Guide Spurs Discovery and Understanding. Eos Trans. AGU, 94, 121–122, https://doi.org/10.1002/2013eo130001

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Sample Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) cruise track. Source: https://www.bodc.ac.uk/data/online_delivery/amt/

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Yes, data set is extended
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Ocean Only
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