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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Liverpool Seaways cruise LV_DUB_BIRK_19Mar2008


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Liverpool Seaways cruise LV_DUB_BIRK_19Mar2008
Short name LV_DUB_BIRK_19Mar2008
Objectives and Narrative Collection of surface oceanographic measurements using a Ferrybox on a commercial vessel.
Ship Liverpool Seaways
Departure Port Dublin, Ireland
Departure Date 2008-03-19
Arrival Port Liverpool, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2008-03-19
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  
1129957 Surface water sample (pumped) 2008-03-19 10:07Z to 2008-03-19 16:28Z 53° 19' N to 53° 37' N; 6° 10' W to 3° 3' 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