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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Liverpool Seaways cruise LV_BIRK_DUB_29Nov2007


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Liverpool Seaways cruise LV_BIRK_DUB_29Nov2007
Short name LV_BIRK_DUB_29Nov2007
Objectives and Narrative Collection of surface oceanographic measurements using a Ferrybox on a commercial vessel.
Ship Liverpool Seaways
Departure Port Liverpool, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2007-11-29
Arrival Port Dublin, Ireland
Arrival Date 2007-11-29
Principal Scientist(s) M John Howarth (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Polar Res. Ins. of Mar. Fisheries + Ocean. Russia
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181
Work Area Description Central Irish Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,10W; 60N,10W; 60N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,10W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll and turbidity sensors.  
Suspended matter Description: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll and turbidity sensors.  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll and turbidity sensors.  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Surface water sample (pumped) Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
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  
1128026 Surface water sample (pumped) 2007-11-29 10:32Z to 2007-11-29 16:40Z 53° 20' N to 53° 34' N; 6° 6' W to 3° 1' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database


Track Charts

No track charts currently available


No reports currently available