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Aboard Norröna
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The MV Norröna is a large, high-speed ferry, based in Torshavn on the Faroes Islands and operated by the Faroese company, Smyril Lines. that makes weekly runs between Denmark and Iceland.  This route crosses the northern limb of the Meriodional Overturning Circulation and thus, appropriately instrumented, the ship affords an opportunity to monitor one of the most important components of the world climate system.  Ship was thus equipped with an acoustic  profiler  to begin a long-term monitoring of the northward flow of the warm North Atlantic waters through the Faroes-Shetland Channel and over the Faroes-Iceland ridge into the Greenland and Norwegian Seas.

Copyright: Jakub Hruska
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Uploaded: 12/06/2009
Updated: 03/10/2014
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Tags: ferry; iceland; faroe; norway; ship; sea
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