Forthcoming Cruises

Information about scheduled forthcoming GEOTRACES cruises is presented in the table below. If you are interested in berth or sample opportunities you may contact the GEOTRACES Scientist by clicking on the scientist name.

For a complete list of the GEOTRACES cruises, please visit the GEOTRACES International Data Management Centre website.

Cruise types: GEOTRACES Section cruises; In green: GEOTRACES Process Studies; In yellow: Compliant Data cruises.

TypeChief ScientistGEOTRACES
Cruise Section
Eric ActherbergEric Achterberg, Andrea Koschinsky and Martin FrankSO289February 18 – April 8, 2022South Pacific Ocean (along 32.5 degrees south)
Cruise Section (GP22)Hajime ObataHajime ObataKH-22-7Leg 1: June 30 – July 26, 2022
Leg 2: July 30 – Aug 24, 2022
Leg 3: Aug 30 – Sep 20, 2022
North Pacific Ocean
Cruise Section
(GP17 leg 1)
Benjamin Twining, Jessica Fitzsimmons and Greg CutterBenjamin Twining, Jessica Fitzsimmons and Greg CutterGP17-OCE (RR22nn) December 1, 2022 – January 25, 2023South Pacific and Southern Ocean
Cruise Section
(GP17 leg 2)
Peter Sedwick, Phoebe Lam, Robert Sherrell and others (multiple investigators)Peter SedwickGP17-ANT
24 November 2023-28 January 2024Southern Ocean (Amundsen Sea sector) 
Process Study (GPpr07)Andrew R.S. Ross / Marie RobertMaite MaldonadoLine-P3 cruises per year (February, May/June, August/September) starting in 2013North East Pacific
Process Study (GIpr09)Adi TorfsteinAdi Torfstein REDMASTSeveral cruises per yearStation A (29°28.95′ N, 34°56.22′ E), northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Process Study (GIpr08)Tom Trull / Elizabeth ShadwickPhil Boyd/ Zanna ChaseSOTS1 cruise per year (in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022)
Next cruise: May 3 – May 15 2022
Southern Ocean (East Indian sector)