RV Eardo is an offshore supply ship. She belongs to the government of South Korea. The cruise took place in September and October of 2013. The cruise area included East China Sea. Two measurement series spanning 2 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.