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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for MV Farsain cruise DP0408


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name MV Farsain cruise DP0408
Short name DP0408
Objectives and Narrative To establish a semi-permanent seabed installation for monitoring prevailing seabed current conditions and associated suspended sediment loading at the southern end of the Garvellachs, Firth of Lorn.

To survey the site to provide a detailed description of the associated habitat and benthic sub-littoral communities.
Ship MV Farsain
Departure Port Craobh Haven, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2008-12-03
Arrival Port Craobh Haven, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2008-12-11
Principal Scientist(s) Mike Breen (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries and Oceans Canada Institute of Ocean Sciences
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Marsden Squares Visited 181;4
Work Area Description Firth of Lorn
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,10W; 60N,10W; 60N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,10W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

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Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

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Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Acoustic current meter Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of 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  
1039281 Acoustic current meter 2008-12-11 15:40Z to 2009-01-21 04:20Z 56° 12' N, 5° 49' W Click for more

Project Database

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Track Charts

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