R/V Roger Revelle belongs to the Office of Naval Research (USA). The cruise took place in August - September 2007. The cruise area included Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman. Twenty-seven (27) measurement series spanning nine (9) days were acquired during the cruise.
Dr. Joaquim I. Gois from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences (West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA) was the Principal Investigator and conducted aerosol optical depth measurements onboard.