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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D365

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D365
Short name D365
Objectives and Narrative To make the annual occupation of the Extended Ellett Line, a full depth hydrographic section between Iceland, Rockall and Scotland.

To collect samples for CFC and SF6, DIC and TA, nutrients (NO2+3, PO4, SiO4, ammonia), aluminium, POC, bacteria and chlorophyll a, pigments and taxonomy.
Ship RRS Discovery
Departure Port Southampton, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2011-05-11
Arrival Port Liverpool, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2011-06-02
Principal Scientist(s) Jane F Read (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton)
Responsible Organisation SOAEFD Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) Oceans 2025
IHB Sea Areas Visited Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;4/182;3/182;4/218;2
Work Area Description Data were collected from Iceland down 20W to 60N, then west to Rockall, Barra Head and the Sound of Mull. A few surface samples were collected underway between the Scottish Islands and Iceland.
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,20W; 65N,20W; 65N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,20W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 20W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 55
Description: CTD, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, transmittance, attenuation  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: track kilometres = 4600
Description: 150 kHz vessel mounted ADCP  
Other physical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of samples = 71
Description: Salinity collected from non-toxic underway supply  
Other physical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of samples = 236
Description: Salinity collected from Niskin bottles  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 4600
Description: Thermosalinograph, temp, salinity, fluorescence, transmittance  
Chemical oceanography  
Alkalinity Quantity: number of samples = 33
Description: DIC/TA from non-toxic underway supply  
Alkalinity Quantity: number of samples = 451
Description: DIC/TA collected from CTD Niskin bottles  
Ammonia Quantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia from non-toxic underway supply  
Ammonia Quantity: number of samples = 512
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia collected from Niskin bottles  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 512
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia collected from Niskin bottles  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia from non-toxic underway supply  
Other chemical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of samples = 352
Description: CFC & SF6 collected from CTD Niskin bottles  
Other chemical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of samples = 33
Description: DIC/TA from non-toxic underway supply  
Other chemical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of samples = 451
Description: DIC/TA collected from CTD Niskin bottles  
Other dissolved gases Quantity: number of samples = 352
Description: CFC & SF6 collected from CTD Niskin bottles  
Oxygen Quantity: number of samples = 150
Description: Dissolved oxygen collected from CTD Niskin bottles  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia from non-toxic underway supply  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 512
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia collected from Niskin bottles  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia from non-toxic underway supply  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 512
Description: Nitrate+nitrite, phosphate, silicate, ammonia collected from Niskin bottles  
Contamination  
Trace metals Quantity: number of samples = 180
Description: Aluminium collected from Niskin bottles  
Biology and fisheries  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: number of samples = 156
Description: POC collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 331
Description: Flow cytometry enumeration collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 274
Description: FRRF collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 31
Description: HPLC pigments, flow cytometry, coccolithophore and phytoplankton counts from non-toxic underway supply  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 5
Description: FRRF from non-toxic underway supply  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 223
Description: Coccolithophore enumeration collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 270
Description: Light microscopy identification collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 48
Description: Bacteria collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of samples = 31
Description: HPLC pigments, flow cytometry, coccolithophore and phytoplankton counts from non-toxic underway supply  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of samples = 48
Description: Chlorophyll a collected from Niskin bottles  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of samples = 410
Description: HPLC pigments collected from Niskin bottles  
Meteorology  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 4600
Description: 'Surfmet', wind speed & direction, pressure, humidity, temp, PAR, TIR  
Geology and geophysics  
Single-beam echosounding Quantity: track kilometres = 4600
Description: PES 10kHz echosounder  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
59° 37' N 19° 7' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Argo float S/N 5353 deployed at 05:30 27/5/11
59° 58' N 19° 57' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Argo float S/N 5537 deployed at 20:06 26/5/11
60° 59' N 20° 0' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Argo float S/N 5540 deployed at 0415 26/5/2011
60° 29' N 19° 59' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Argo float S/N 5541 deployed at approx 12:05 26/5/11

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
18 Acoustic doppler current profiler Acoustic backscatter in the water column
Date and time
Horizontal platform movement
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Metadata parameters
Raw current meter output parameters
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
50 Bottle station Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
45 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Optical backscatter
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
10 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Optical backscatter
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
1195260 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 02:00Z 56° 40' N, 6° 8' W Click for more
1195272 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 03:20Z 56° 41' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
1195284 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 04:06Z 56° 43' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
1195296 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 04:58Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
1195303 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 06:03Z 56° 44' N, 6° 36' W Click for more
1195315 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 07:12Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
1195327 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 08:48Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
1195339 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 10:13Z 56° 43' N, 7° 10' W Click for more
1195340 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 12:25Z 56° 44' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
1195352 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-20 14:15Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
1195364 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-23 22:18Z 62° 55' N, 19° 33' W Click for more
1195376 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-24 18:17Z 63° 8' N, 19° 55' W Click for more
1195388 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-24 20:35Z 63° 12' N, 20° 4' W Click for more
1195407 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-24 22:36Z 63° 19' N, 20° 13' W Click for more
1195419 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-25 03:13Z 62° 40' N, 19° 40' W Click for more
1195420 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-25 07:17Z 62° 19' N, 19° 51' W Click for more
1195432 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-25 11:10Z 62° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195444 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-25 14:53Z 61° 44' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195456 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-25 18:17Z 61° 30' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195468 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-25 21:46Z 61° 15' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195481 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-26 01:38Z 61° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195493 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-26 05:55Z 60° 45' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195500 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-26 09:45Z 60° 30' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
1195512 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-26 13:57Z 60° 15' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1195524 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-26 17:59Z 59° 59' N, 19° 58' W Click for more
1195536 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-26 22:33Z 59° 49' N, 19° 33' W Click for more
1195548 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-27 02:51Z 59° 39' N, 19° 6' W Click for more
1195561 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-27 08:24Z 59° 24' N, 18° 24' W Click for more
1195573 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-27 11:58Z 59° 19' N, 18° 13' W Click for more
1195585 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-28 19:43Z 59° 12' N, 17° 53' W Click for more
1195597 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-28 22:17Z 59° 7' N, 17° 40' W Click for more
1195604 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 02:08Z 58° 52' N, 17° 0' W Click for more
1195616 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 05:41Z 58° 42' N, 16° 29' W Click for more
1195628 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 09:01Z 58° 30' N, 16° 0' W Click for more
1195641 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 12:50Z 58° 15' N, 15° 19' W Click for more
1195653 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 16:39Z 57° 57' N, 14° 34' W Click for more
1195665 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 21:13Z 57° 34' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
1195677 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-29 22:45Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
1195689 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 00:36Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
1195690 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 01:52Z 57° 31' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
1195708 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 04:09Z 57° 31' N, 12° 38' W Click for more
1195721 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 07:29Z 57° 30' N, 12° 14' W Click for more
1195733 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 10:37Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
1195745 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 13:56Z 57° 29' N, 11° 33' W Click for more
1195757 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 16:53Z 57° 28' N, 11° 18' W Click for more
1195769 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 18:42Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
1195770 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 20:32Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
1195782 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-30 22:37Z 57° 21' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
1195794 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 01:49Z 57° 17' N, 10° 23' W Click for more
1195801 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 05:09Z 57° 14' N, 10° 2' W Click for more
1195813 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 08:38Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
1195825 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 11:40Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1195837 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 14:22Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
1195849 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 16:05Z 57° 0' N, 8° 59' W Click for more
1195850 CTD/STD cast 2011-05-31 17:50Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
1222530 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-14 16:00:00Z to 2011-05-15 15:58:07Z From 50° 47' N, 5° 53' W to 54° 52' N, 5° 22' W Click for more
1222542 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-15 16:00:26Z to 2011-05-16 09:08:39Z From 54° 52' N, 5° 23' W to 55° 57' N, 4° 45' W Click for more
1222554 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-19 10:02:28Z to 2011-05-19 16:30:42Z From 55° 58' N, 4° 49' W to 55° 25' N, 6° 1' W Click for more
1222566 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-19 16:32:45Z to 2011-05-20 16:24:14Z From 55° 25' N, 6° 1' W to 56° 50' N, 7° 27' W Click for more
1222578 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-20 16:24:52Z to 2011-05-21 16:50:52Z From 56° 50' N, 7° 27' W to 57° 43' N, 6° 20' W Click for more
1222591 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-21 16:51:56Z to 2011-05-22 03:45:58Z From 57° 43' N, 6° 19' W to 59° 10' N, 7° 58' W Click for more
1222609 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-22 03:50:12Z to 2011-05-22 16:46:13Z From 59° 10' N, 7° 59' W to 60° 15' N, 11° 1' W Click for more
1222610 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-22 16:46:51Z to 2011-05-23 16:42:51Z From 60° 15' N, 11° 1' W to 62° 32' N, 18° 3' W Click for more
1222622 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-23 16:43:46Z to 2011-05-24 16:45:47Z From 62° 32' N, 18° 3' W to 63° 9' N, 19° 55' W Click for more
1222634 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-24 16:47:47Z to 2011-05-25 16:29:48Z From 63° 9' N, 19° 55' W to 61° 44' N, 20° 1' W Click for more
1222646 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-25 16:31:40Z to 2011-05-26 16:39:40Z From 61° 44' N, 20° 1' W to 60° 10' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
1222658 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-26 16:41:43Z to 2011-05-27 16:35:35Z From 60° 9' N, 19° 59' W to 59° 12' N, 17° 52' W Click for more
1222671 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-27 16:37:12Z to 2011-05-28 16:35:15Z From 59° 12' N, 17° 52' W to 59° 12' N, 18° 51' W Click for more
1222683 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-28 16:35:36Z to 2011-05-29 16:37:38Z From 59° 12' N, 18° 51' W to 57° 57' N, 14° 34' W Click for more
1222695 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-29 16:39:50Z to 2011-05-30 16:33:51Z From 57° 57' N, 14° 34' W to 57° 28' N, 11° 21' W Click for more
1222702 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-30 16:34:09Z to 2011-05-31 16:28:09Z From 57° 28' N, 11° 21' W to 57° 0' N, 8° 58' W Click for more
1222714 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-31 16:34:01Z to 2011-06-01 12:24:02Z From 57° 0' N, 8° 58' W to 55° 20' N, 6° 8' W Click for more
1222726 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2011-05-13 19:44:21Z to 2011-05-14 15:58:23Z From 50° 46' N, 1° 21' W to 50° 46' N, 5° 53' W Click for more
1341608 Bottle station 2011-05-20 02:09Z 56° 40' N, 6° 8' W Click for more
1341621 Bottle station 2011-05-20 04:11Z 56° 43' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
1341633 Bottle station 2011-05-20 06:11Z 56° 44' N, 6° 36' W Click for more
1341645 Bottle station 2011-05-20 09:00Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
1341657 Bottle station 2011-05-20 14:32Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
1341669 Bottle station 2011-05-23 23:03Z 62° 55' N, 19° 33' W Click for more
1341670 Bottle station 2011-05-24 18:51Z 63° 8' N, 19° 54' W Click for more
1341682 Bottle station 2011-05-24 21:00Z 63° 12' N, 20° 4' W Click for more
1341694 Bottle station 2011-05-24 22:47Z 63° 19' N, 20° 13' W Click for more
1341701 Bottle station 2011-05-25 04:07Z 62° 40' N, 19° 40' W Click for more
1341713 Bottle station 2011-05-25 08:07Z 62° 19' N, 19° 51' W Click for more
1341725 Bottle station 2011-05-25 12:03Z 62° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1341737 Bottle station 2011-05-25 15:45Z 61° 44' N, 20° 1' W Click for more
1341749 Bottle station 2011-05-25 19:13Z 61° 30' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1341750 Bottle station 2011-05-25 22:48Z 61° 15' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1341762 Bottle station 2011-05-26 02:44Z 61° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1341774 Bottle station 2011-05-26 06:57Z 60° 45' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1341786 Bottle station 2011-05-26 10:50Z 60° 30' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
1341798 Bottle station 2011-05-26 14:58Z 60° 15' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1341805 Bottle station 2011-05-26 19:05Z 59° 59' N, 19° 58' W Click for more
1341817 Bottle station 2011-05-26 23:43Z 59° 49' N, 19° 33' W Click for more
1341829 Bottle station 2011-05-27 04:05Z 59° 39' N, 19° 6' W Click for more
1341830 Bottle station 2011-05-27 09:32Z 59° 24' N, 18° 24' W Click for more
1341842 Bottle station 2011-05-27 12:45Z 59° 19' N, 18° 13' W Click for more
1341854 Bottle station 2011-05-28 20:24Z 59° 12' N, 17° 53' W Click for more
1341866 Bottle station 2011-05-28 22:50Z 59° 7' N, 17° 40' W Click for more
1341878 Bottle station 2011-05-29 02:51Z 58° 52' N, 17° 0' W Click for more
1341891 Bottle station 2011-05-29 06:18Z 58° 42' N, 16° 29' W Click for more
1341909 Bottle station 2011-05-29 09:40Z 58° 30' N, 16° 0' W Click for more
1341910 Bottle station 2011-05-29 13:15Z 58° 15' N, 15° 19' W Click for more
1341922 Bottle station 2011-05-29 17:02Z 57° 57' N, 14° 34' W Click for more
1341934 Bottle station 2011-05-29 21:19Z 57° 34' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
1341946 Bottle station 2011-05-29 22:56Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
1341958 Bottle station 2011-05-30 00:51Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
1341971 Bottle station 2011-05-30 02:26Z 57° 31' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
1341983 Bottle station 2011-05-30 05:02Z 57° 31' N, 12° 38' W Click for more
1341995 Bottle station 2011-05-30 08:24Z 57° 30' N, 12° 14' W Click for more
1342009 Bottle station 2011-05-30 11:35Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
1342010 Bottle station 2011-05-30 14:51Z 57° 29' N, 11° 32' W Click for more
1342022 Bottle station 2011-05-30 17:17Z 57° 28' N, 11° 18' W Click for more
1342034 Bottle station 2011-05-30 19:04Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
1342046 Bottle station 2011-05-30 21:00Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
1342058 Bottle station 2011-05-30 23:34Z 57° 21' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
1342071 Bottle station 2011-05-31 02:48Z 57° 17' N, 10° 23' W Click for more
1342083 Bottle station 2011-05-31 06:07Z 57° 14' N, 10° 2' W Click for more
1342095 Bottle station 2011-05-31 09:31Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
1342102 Bottle station 2011-05-31 12:28Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1342114 Bottle station 2011-05-31 14:38Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
1342126 Bottle station 2011-05-31 16:17Z 57° 0' N, 8° 59' W Click for more
1342138 Bottle station 2011-05-31 17:58Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
55 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

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

References

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