The R/V Kilo Moana is an oceanographic research vessel operated by the University of Hawai School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology. The cruise took place in Augut September 2013. The cruise area included North Pacific Ocean between US West Coast and Hawaii. Fifty-two (52) measurement series spanning 13 days were acquired.
Dr. Maija Heller from University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) was the Principal Investigator for optical depth measurements and operated a sunphotometer onboard.