R/V Oceania belongs to the Institute of Oceanology of Polish Academy of Sciences (Sopot, Poland). The cruise took place in June - August 2009. The cruise area included Baltic and North Sea, Atlantic domain of the Norwegian and Greenland Sea, and Svalbard's fjords. One-hundred and seventy-four (174) measurement series spanning 15 days were acquired during the cruise.
Dr. Tymon Zielinski from Institute of Oceanology of Polish Academy of Sciences (Sopot, Poland) was a Principal Investigator for aerosol optical measurements. Mr. Jakub Kowalczyk and Mr. Przemyslaw Makuch from the same institution operated sun photometer onboard.