22 April 1996 - 28 May 1996
Port Stanley - UK
The AMT2 cruise took place between 22 April and 28 May 1996, when the RRS James Clark Ross sailed from the Falkland Islands to the UK. The Principal Scientist was David Robins from the Plymouth Marine Laboratory.
The primary objective of the second AMT cruise was to investigate biological processes in the open Atlantic Ocean over very broad spatial scales. Specific objectives included:
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands - Southampton, UK
Southampton, UK - Punta Arenas, Chile
Harwich, Essex - Falklands
Hosted at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council.