R/V Akademik Fedorov belongs to the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (Saint Petersburg, Russia) of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russian Federation. In August-September of 2013 R/V Akademik Fedorov took part in the Nansen and Amundsen Basins Observational System (NABOS) 2013 Arctic Expedition. The research area included northernmost parts of Barents Sea, Kara Sea and Laptev Sea. Seven (7) measurement series spanning two days were acquired.
Dr. Leonid Yurganov (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) was the Principal Investigator for optical depth measurements and conducted measurements onboard.