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CAGE21-2 ARCLIM cruise abroad R/V Helmer Hanssen.

Chief Scientist: Mohamed Ezat


From the morning of June 28th to the morning of July 3rd 2021, the Department of Geosciences at UiT the Arctic University of Norway, arranged a scientific cruise on R/V “Helmer Hanssen aimed at sampling living planktic foraminifera (primarily Neogloboquadrina pachyderma) for culturing experiments both onboard and continued at the culturing laboratory at the Department. The purpose is to investigate the physiological and calcification responses of this species to a wide range of temperature, salinity and carbonate chemistry as well as to establish proxy calibration for paleoceanographic reconstructions.