R/V Baruna Jaya IV belongs to and operated by the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) of the Ministry of Research and Technology, Jakarta , Indonesia . The data collection was done during the Maliku Sea and World Ocean Conference 2009 cruise. The cruise took place in May 2009. The cruise area included Java Sea . Ninety four (94) measurement series spanning 6 days were acquired during the cruise.
Dr. Nani Hendiarti from Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) was a Principal Investigator for aerosol optical depth measurements and Mr. Nurman and Mr. Indra operated sunphotometer onboard.