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Projekt: Baltic Sea Tracer Release Experiment

Acronym: BaTRE
Title: Baltic Sea Tracer Release Experiment
Duration: 01.01.2007 - 31.12.2010
Project manager: PD Dr. Lars Umlauf
Funding: DFG
Focus: Transport and transformation processes
Department: Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation

Toste Tanhua (IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany)
Joanna Waniek (IOW)


Jim Ledwel, WHOI, Woods Hole, USA


A new type of tracer (SF5CF3) was released in Septermber 2007 in the central Baltic Sea in order to study deep-water mixing processes. The experiment is accompagnied by long-term moored instrumentation in ship-based hydrographic and turbulence measurements.

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