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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Oceanus cruise OC459-2

Introduction

This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Oceanus cruise OC459-2
Short name OC459-2
Objectives and Narrative To perform hydrographic/LADCP sections as part of the Western Boundary Time Series (WBTS) project across the Florida Current, Northwest Providence Channel and the 'Abaco' line, east of Abaco Island.

To deploy 12 surface drifters as part of the NOAA contribution to the Global Surface Drifter Program.
Ship RV Oceanus
Departure Port Freeport, Bahamas
Departure Date 2010-04-06
Arrival Port Port Everglades, United States
Arrival Date 2010-04-17
Principal Scientist(s) Christopher S Meinen (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation
Associated Project(s) RAPID Climate Change
IHB Sea Areas Visited North West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 79/80
Work Area Description Florida Current; Northwest Providence Channel; Abaco Island
Work Area Bounding Polygon 20N,80W; 30N,80W; 30N,60W; 20N,60W; 20N,80W
Southern Limit 20N
Northern Limit 30N
Western Limit 80W
Eastern Limit 60W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 53
Description: CTD profiles - temperature, conductivity, oxygen and pressure  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: SADCP data  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: number of stations = 25
Description: LADCP profiles  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: Underway data - temperature, conductivity, fluorescence.  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 53
Description: Salinity and dissolved oxygen samples for calibration of CTD.  
Chemical oceanography  
Oxygen Quantity: number of stations = 53
Description: CTD profiles - temperature, conductivity, oxygen and pressure  
Meteorology  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: Met data - air pressure, air temperature.  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
26° 29' N 76° 30' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92909
26° 30' N 73° 0' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92910
26° 30' N 75° 30' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92911
27° 1' N 79° 16' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92912
26° 30' N 75° 0' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92913
26° 30' N 74° 30' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92914
26° 30' N 73° 30' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92915
26° 30' N 74° 0' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92916
26° 30' N 76° 0' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92917
27° 1' N 79° 30' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92919
35° 0' N 70° 43' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors - 92920
37° 0' N 70° 59' W Surface drifters/drifting buoys Surface velocity drifter equipped with sea surface temperature sensors- 92918

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
53 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
1814954 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-07 03:02Z 26° 31' N, 76° 53' W Click for more
1814966 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-07 04:18Z 26° 31' N, 76° 49' W Click for more
1814978 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-07 08:31Z 26° 30' N, 76° 44' W Click for more
1814991 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-07 13:12Z 26° 30' N, 76° 39' W Click for more
1815005 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-07 17:51Z 26° 30' N, 76° 33' W Click for more
1815017 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-07 22:42Z 26° 30' N, 76° 28' W Click for more
1815029 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-08 03:22Z 26° 30' N, 76° 20' W Click for more
1815030 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-08 07:50Z 26° 30' N, 76° 13' W Click for more
1815042 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-08 12:21Z 26° 29' N, 76° 4' W Click for more
1815054 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-08 21:24Z 26° 30' N, 75° 54' W Click for more
1815066 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-09 01:50Z 26° 31' N, 75° 42' W Click for more
1815078 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-09 08:59Z 26° 30' N, 75° 30' W Click for more
1815091 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-09 13:20Z 26° 30' N, 75° 18' W Click for more
1815109 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-09 17:45Z 26° 30' N, 75° 4' W Click for more
1815110 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-09 22:30Z 26° 30' N, 74° 48' W Click for more
1815122 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-10 03:30Z 26° 30' N, 74° 31' W Click for more
1815134 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-10 08:12Z 26° 30' N, 74° 14' W Click for more
1815146 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-10 13:14Z 26° 30' N, 73° 52' W Click for more
1815158 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-10 18:23Z 26° 30' N, 73° 30' W Click for more
1815171 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-10 23:47Z 26° 29' N, 73° 8' W Click for more
1815183 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-11 05:36Z 26° 30' N, 72° 46' W Click for more
1815195 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-11 11:15Z 26° 30' N, 72° 23' W Click for more
1815202 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-11 19:25Z 26° 30' N, 72° 0' W Click for more
1815214 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-12 01:51Z 26° 30' N, 71° 30' W Click for more
1815226 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-12 08:17Z 26° 30' N, 71° 0' W Click for more
1815238 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-12 14:38Z 26° 30' N, 70° 30' W Click for more
1815251 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-12 21:07Z 26° 30' N, 70° 0' W Click for more
1815263 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-13 03:42Z 26° 30' N, 69° 29' W Click for more
1815275 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 04:28Z 26° 4' N, 78° 51' W Click for more
1815287 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 05:52Z 26° 10' N, 78° 48' W Click for more
1815299 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 07:08Z 26° 15' N, 78° 46' W Click for more
1815306 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 08:25Z 26° 19' N, 78° 43' W Click for more
1815318 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 09:54Z 26° 25' N, 78° 40' W Click for more
1815331 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 16:09Z 27° 0' N, 79° 12' W Click for more
1815343 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 17:16Z 27° 0' N, 79° 16' W Click for more
1815355 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 18:39Z 27° 0' N, 79° 23' W Click for more
1815367 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 20:17Z 27° 0' N, 79° 30' W Click for more
1815379 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 21:55Z 27° 0' N, 79° 37' W Click for more
1815380 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-15 23:10Z 27° 0' N, 79° 40' W Click for more
1815392 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 00:23Z 27° 0' N, 79° 47' W Click for more
1815411 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 01:32Z 27° 0' N, 79° 52' W Click for more
1815423 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 02:30Z 27° 0' N, 79° 56' W Click for more
1815435 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 09:24Z 26° 3' N, 80° 4' W Click for more
1815447 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 10:19Z 26° 3' N, 80° 0' W Click for more
1815459 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 11:16Z 26° 3' N, 79° 56' W Click for more
1815460 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 12:26Z 26° 3' N, 79° 51' W Click for more
1815472 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 13:42Z 26° 3' N, 79° 46' W Click for more
1815484 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 15:28Z 26° 3' N, 79° 40' W Click for more
1815496 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 17:13Z 26° 3' N, 79° 34' W Click for more
1815503 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 19:06Z 26° 3' N, 79° 28' W Click for more
1815515 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 20:22Z 26° 3' N, 79° 24' W Click for more
1815527 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 21:31Z 26° 3' N, 79° 18' W Click for more
1815539 CTD/STD cast 2010-04-16 22:34Z 26° 3' N, 79° 13' W Click for more

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