Acid test of the eddy covariance mast

by Katharina Gerdel, Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

This video was filmed during an open ocean cruise 2018 (GEOMAR) with the RV Poseidon (Kiel) off the coast of Mauritania. While criss-crossing a fresh upwelling patch we had to travel north - against the northeast tradewind - resulting in an uneasy voyage.