The scientific expedition (PS135/2) is part of the curriculum of the international master programme “Climate Change and Marine Sciences”, currently implemented at the Atlantic Technical University of Cabo Verde (UTA) in the framework of the BMBF-funded WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) programme. The shipboard training took place during the scientific cruise expected to depart from Mindelo, Cabo Verde, on March 28, 2023. The end date of the expedition was April 11, 2023 and the port of arrival was Bremerhaven, Germany

The fellow joined the pre-scientific cruise seminar in Mindelo, collaborate with the scientific crew in all sampling activities during the entirety of the cruise and receive eleven days of post-expedition training under supervision at GEOMAR (Kiel, Germany). The trainee will attend a 3-day post-cruise seminar, process and analyse the collected data, interpret the results and assist on the final cruise report preparation.

Extracted from the Ocean Training Partnership


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