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RRS James Clark Ross

The JCR in Arctic waters

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Latest Entries

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Blog of the 2014 DIMES ocean research voyage: Antarctica to South America

JCR Arctic Final Update

Aug 15, 2013
This is the final update from the James Clark Ross from the JR288 Arctic cruise. The science is now almost complete and the ship is on passage to Dundee, from where the scientists and their equipment will be discharged. From … Continue reading

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JCR Arctic Update 29th July 2013

Jul 30, 2013
Monday proved to be an interesting day for us all on the JCR. Just after mid-day a BAS Twin Otter aircraft did a fly past, having taken off from Longyearbyen several hours earlier. This aircraft is carrying a number of … Continue reading

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JCR Arctic Update 28th July 2013

Jul 30, 2013
Another busy day of sampling on board the James Clark Ross. Noon Position Report for Sunday 28th July 2013 Latitude: 78 53.1 N Longitude: 007 07.5 W Bearing: 278 T, 273 Nm from Longyearbyen Cruise Number: JR288 Distance Travelled: 79 … Continue reading

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Previous Years

Antarctic 2008-2009

Northern Season 2008

Antarctic 2007-2008

Northern Season 2007

Antarctic 2006-2007

Northern Season 2006

Antarctic 2005-2006

Arctic 2005

Antarctic 2004-2005

Arctic 2004

Antarctic 2003-2004

North Atlantic 2003

Antarctic 2002-2003

Arctic 2002

Antarctic 2001-2002

North Atlantic 2001

Antarctic 2000-01