The Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross is a British Antarctic Survey supply and research ship. The cruise took place from December 2010 to January 2011. The cruise area included the region in the Southern Atlantic. Eleven (11) measurement series spanning 11 days were acquired during the cruise.
Dr. Christian Schlosser from the National Oceanorgraphy Centre, Southampton, UK was a principal investigator for aerosol optical depth measurements and operated the sun photometer onboard.