R/V Marion-Dufresne belongs to French Polar Institute - IPEV (Institut Paul Emile Victor) and TAAF (Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises). The cruise area included South Indian Ocean. The cruise took place in February-March 2013. Seventeen (17) measurement series spanning eight (8) days were acquired during the cruise.
Mr. Yann Courcoux from L'Observatoire de Physique de l'Atmosphere de la Reunion (OPAR) at the Universite de la Reunion/ CNRS (Saint Denis de la Reunion, France) was the Principal Investigator for aerosol optical measurements. Mr. Pierre Sangiardi from French Polar Institute (IPEV) conducted measurements onboard.