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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Cape Hatteras cruise CH0708


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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Cape Hatteras cruise CH0708
Short name CH0708
Objectives and Narrative Western Boundary Time Series cruise (AB0809). A hydrographic survey consisting of a repeat LADCP/CTD/rosette section in the west-ern North Atlantic was carried out in September-October 2008. 17 LADCP/CTD/Rosette stations were occupied. Water samples (up to 23 for each station) and CTD data were collected on each cast to within 20m of the bottom. Salinity and dissolved oxygen samples were analysed from the majority of bottles sampled on the rosette. IES operations were conducted at three sties, including recovery, deployment and telemetry.
Ship RV Cape Hatteras
Departure Port Miami, United States
Departure Date 2008-09-26
Arrival Port Miami, United States
Arrival Date 2008-10-03
Principal Scientist(s) Christopher S Meinen (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
Associated Project(s) Rapid Climate Change Programme
IHB Sea Areas Visited North West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 80
Work Area Description Florida Straits
Work Area Bounding Polygon 20N,80W; 30N,80W; 30N,70W; 20N,70W; 20N,80W
Southern Limit 20N
Northern Limit 30N
Western Limit 80W
Eastern Limit 70W

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
2 Inverted Echo Sounder Date and time
Reference numbers
Sea level
Sound velocity and travel time in 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  
1786158 Inverted Echo Sounder 2008-09-28 12:00Z to 2009-04-17 12:00Z 26° 30' N, 76° 5' W Click for more
1786171 Inverted Echo Sounder 2008-10-02 12:00Z to 2012-02-17 12:00Z 26° 30' N, 72° 0' W Click for more

Project Database

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


Track Charts

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