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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Liverpool Seaways cruise LV_BIRK_DUB_22Feb2008


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_22Feb2008
Short name LV_BIRK_DUB_22Feb2008
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 2008-02-22
Arrival Port Dublin, Ireland
Arrival Date 2008-02-23
Principal Scientist(s) M John Howarth (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Physical Research Laboratory at Ahmedabad
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  
1129588 Surface water sample (pumped) 2008-02-22 22:24Z to 2008-02-23 04:40Z 53° 12' N to 53° 34' N; 6° 6' W to 3° 0' 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