RV Kexue accopmlished its mission from a 68-day voyage

On October 7th, RV Kexue, sailing from Qingdao on August 1st, completed its mission from a research journey of 68 days in the western Pacific Ocean. 17 subsurface mooring has been successfully deployed and 3 retrieved, among which the one deployed in November 2012 at the depth of 6100m off Mindanao obtained two-year direct current observation data. It indicates that the time length of direct current observation data in this region extends to four years plus the first two-year data acquired in 2012.