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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for MV Dawn Sky cruise DSK1/87

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name MV Dawn Sky cruise DSK1/87
Short name DSK1/87
Objectives and Narrative 1. To service 6 standard current meter moorings in the Eastern Irish Sea, positions M, P, Q, R, S and V and establish 1 mooring at position W.
2. To recover the Near Bed Velocity recorder (NBVR) and its 3 guard buoys from position 6 and relay at position 7.
3. To perform 12hr, NBVR and anchor stations at positions 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 (time permitting).
4. To perform CTD sections between the Isle of Man and the Scottish, English/Welsh coast.
5. To take water samples for Cs analysis in the area.
6. To lay Sea Bed Drifters at two sites east of the Isle of Wight.
Ship MV Dawn Sky
Departure Port Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1987-03-10
Arrival Port Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1987-03-23
Principal Scientist(s) John W Read (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1
Work Area Description Eastern Irish Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,5W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 55N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 25
Description:  

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  
179194 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 13:06Z 54° 30' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
179201 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 14:29Z 54° 27' N, 3° 48' W Click for more
179213 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 15:50Z 54° 25' N, 3° 57' W Click for more
179225 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 16:43Z 54° 22' N, 4° 3' W Click for more
179237 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 18:16Z 54° 19' N, 4° 13' W Click for more
179249 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 20:39Z 54° 30' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
179250 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 21:27Z 54° 34' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
179262 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-16 22:03Z 54° 38' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
179274 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-19 06:36Z 53° 58' N, 4° 41' W Click for more
179286 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-19 08:01Z 53° 46' N, 4° 39' W Click for more
179298 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-19 08:06Z 53° 46' N, 4° 39' W Click for more
179305 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-19 09:28Z 53° 36' N, 4° 37' W Click for more
179317 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 10:20Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179329 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 11:23Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179330 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 12:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179342 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 13:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179354 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 14:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179366 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 15:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179378 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 16:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179391 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 17:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179409 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 18:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179410 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 19:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179422 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 20:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179434 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 21:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more
179446 CTD/STD cast 1987-03-20 22:25Z 54° 10' N, 3° 34' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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