PERLE-1 / PROTEUS cruise

The PERLE-1 / PROTEUS cruise, managed by SHOM and with the participation of French academic laboratories, began on November 03 and ended on November 11, 2018.

Its objective was to study the preconditioning period of the formation of Levantine Intermediate Water in the eastern Mediterranean. It focused on the region in and around the Ierapetra gyre southeast of Crete.