IB Oden operational areas:

Proposals to IB Oden will be accepted to perform research associated with the Synoptic Arctic Survey (SAS) in the following geographic regions (following the preliminary schedule for Oden):

2020 – August to September : Western High Arctic Ocean between Svalbard and Ellesmere Island (See map.)

map IB Oden

Scientific disciplines that can be addressed with this vessel: Marine Ecosystems, Physical Oceanography, Carbon Cycle & Ocean Acidification

Scientific limitations: geophysics, coring, fisheries cannot be supported

Vessel description: https://polar.se/dok/broschyr-isbrytaren-oden.pdf

Applicants are welcomed to discuss the initial feasibility of their work while they prepare their application with the operator of IB Oden, Swedish Polar Research Secretariat () and the Swedish SAS team ().

The expedition is planned to take a minimum of six weeks.

Berths available: 7

Working days: 7

Other considerations: Dedicated budget for travel and shipping expenses of equipment should not exceed 45.000€.

IB Oden information page

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