A number of shipboard training programmes have been supported by NF-POGO since 2015.

These have included transects along the North South Atlantic Transect (NoSoAT), a cruise to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain (PAP) Sustained Observatory and will also include the Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) cruise and the FRidge cruise, which is the UK contribution to GEOTRACES.

RV Polarstern – a German research icebreaker of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Bremerhaven.


GEOTRACES World map summary of cruises
GEOTRACES is an international programme which aims to improve…


Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Tracks
The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) programme (www.amt-uk.org)…


Porcupine Abyssal Plain Observatory
The Porcupine Abyssal Plain Sustained Observatory (PAP-SO) monitors…