The NOAA ship Pisces is a Fisheries Survey Vessel. The cruise took place in February of 2013. The cruise area included the area off the east coast of the US in the North Atlantic Ocean. Three measurement series spanning 3 days were acquired during the cruise.
Dr. Antonio Mannino from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, MD) was the Principal Investigator for optical depth measurements and Mr. Scott Freeman from Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (Lanham, MD) operated a sunphotometer onboard.