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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D72

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D72
Short name D72
Objectives and Narrative Topographic expt.
Ship RRS Discovery
Departure Port
Departure Date 1975-05-31
Arrival Port
Arrival Date 1975-06-26
Principal Scientist(s) W John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 146;114
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon 41N,15W; 42N,15W; 42N,14W; 41N,14W; 41N,15W
Southern Limit 41N
Northern Limit 42N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 14W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 27
Description:  
Current meters Quantity: 7
Description: 70 days  
Currents measured from ship drift Description:  
Neutrally buoyant floats Quantity: 20
Description:  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description:  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 27
Description: bottom only  
Chemical oceanography  
Oxygen Description:  
Silicate Description:  
Meteorology  
Routine standard measurements Description:  
Geology and geophysics  
Multi-beam echosounding Description:  
Other geological/geophysical measurements Quantity: 4
Description: chemical analysis of sediments  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
25 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
55990 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-04 20:38Z 41° 27' N, 13° 43' W Click for more
56004 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-05 06:20Z 41° 19' N, 14° 0' W Click for more
56016 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-05 19:18Z 41° 7' N, 14° 7' W Click for more
56041 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-06 06:18Z 41° 25' N, 14° 7' W Click for more
56053 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-06 14:19Z 41° 15' N, 13° 57' W Click for more
56065 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-06 21:11Z 41° 13' N, 14° 4' W Click for more
56077 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-07 06:51Z 41° 6' N, 13° 45' W Click for more
56089 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-07 17:00Z 41° 18' N, 14° 1' W Click for more
56090 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-08 00:55Z 41° 13' N, 14° 19' W Click for more
56108 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-08 09:38Z 41° 13' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
56121 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-08 16:20Z 41° 19' N, 14° 0' W Click for more
56170 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-10 01:30Z 41° 22' N, 14° 15' W Click for more
56182 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-10 10:11Z 41° 28' N, 13° 45' W Click for more
56194 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-11 03:58Z 41° 22' N, 14° 4' W Click for more
56201 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-11 08:21Z 41° 21' N, 14° 1' W Click for more
56213 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-14 04:10Z 41° 13' N, 14° 9' W Click for more
56225 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-16 03:14Z 41° 15' N, 13° 46' W Click for more
56237 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-17 05:18Z 41° 28' N, 13° 52' W Click for more
56249 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-17 22:17Z 41° 10' N, 13° 53' W Click for more
56250 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-18 04:18Z 41° 7' N, 14° 15' W Click for more
56262 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-19 00:36Z 41° 22' N, 13° 45' W Click for more
56274 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-19 06:50Z 41° 16' N, 14° 1' W Click for more
56286 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-21 15:05Z 41° 15' N, 13° 43' W Click for more
56298 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-21 22:27Z 41° 19' N, 14° 0' W Click for more
56305 CTD/STD cast 1975-06-22 04:12Z 41° 25' N, 14° 9' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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Reports

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