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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Charles Darwin (74AB) cruise CD60

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Charles Darwin (74AB) cruise CD60
Short name CD60
Objectives and Narrative Biogeochemical ocean flux study
Ship RRS Charles Darwin
Departure Port Barry, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1991-06-13
Arrival Port Troon, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1991-07-03
Principal Scientist(s) Patrick M Holligan (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Responsible Organisation Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) BOFS
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;4/182;3/182;4/183;3/218;1/218;2/219;1
Work Area Description South Iceland Basin, NE Atlantic Ocean
Unable to lookup cruise bounds at this time
Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 48
Description:  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of profiles = 28
Description: Multichannel Environmental Radiometer (MER)  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: track kilometres = 2900
Description: UOR  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 2900
Description: UOR  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: track kilometres = 2900
Description: UOR  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Chemical oceanography  
Alkalinity Quantity: number of measurements = 500
Description: Discrete measurements of total alkalinity  
Alkalinity Quantity: number of samples = 200
Description: CTD rosette samples  
Ammonia Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Ammonia Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description:  
Carbon dioxide Quantity: track kilometres = 2900
Description: Semi-continuous measurements of total CO2 and partial pressure of CO2  
Nitrate Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Nitrate Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description:  
Nitrite Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description:  
Nitrite Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Other chemical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of measurements = 250
Description: Discrete measurements of DMS and DMSp  
Oxygen Quantity: track kilometres = 2900
Description: Continuous surface measurements  
Phosphate Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Silicate Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Biology and fisheries  
Other biological/fisheries measurement Description: Flow cytometer (cell analysis and microzooplankton grazing rates)  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Description: Samples for analysis of particulate carbon, nitrogen and calcium  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 500
Description: Cell counts  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: Pump and probe fluorometer profiles and tows  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous underway measurements and regular surface water sampling.  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 33
Description: HPLC analysis  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: track kilometres = 2900
Description: UOR  
Primary productivity Description: Primary productivity measurements using 14C, 45Ca, O2 and CO2 techniques  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

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Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
2 Bottle station Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
1 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
41 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
2 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance 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  
957994 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-16 03:29Z 55° 11' N, 15° 41' W Click for more
958008 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-17 01:24Z 56° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
958021 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-17 12:03Z 56° 0' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
958033 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-17 18:58Z 55° 59' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
958045 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-18 09:36Z 58° 21' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
958057 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-19 00:12Z 59° 59' N, 19° 58' W Click for more
958069 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-19 10:51Z 60° 0' N, 19° 51' W Click for more
958070 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-19 13:16Z 60° 1' N, 19° 51' W Click for more
958082 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-19 16:25Z 60° 2' N, 19° 50' W Click for more
958094 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-19 19:26Z 60° 3' N, 19° 50' W Click for more
958101 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-20 15:08Z 61° 40' N, 19° 57' W Click for more
958113 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-21 14:40Z 63° 11' N, 21° 33' W Click for more
958125 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-21 18:32Z 63° 34' N, 21° 18' W Click for more
958137 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-22 09:13Z 61° 31' N, 22° 36' W Click for more
958149 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-22 11:17Z 61° 31' N, 22° 37' W Click for more
958150 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-22 18:11Z 60° 51' N, 22° 39' W Click for more
958162 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-22 18:33Z 60° 51' N, 22° 39' W Click for more
958174 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-22 21:13Z 61° 6' N, 22° 39' W Click for more
958186 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-23 00:10Z 61° 4' N, 22° 41' W Click for more
958198 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-23 10:18Z 61° 6' N, 22° 42' W Click for more
958205 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-23 14:08Z 61° 7' N, 22° 45' W Click for more
958217 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-23 18:32Z 61° 6' N, 22° 43' W Click for more
958229 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-24 00:59Z 61° 6' N, 22° 43' W Click for more
958230 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-24 14:34Z 60° 54' N, 22° 54' W Click for more
958242 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-24 19:05Z 61° 6' N, 23° 1' W Click for more
958254 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-24 20:37Z 61° 6' N, 23° 0' W Click for more
958266 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-25 09:22Z 60° 54' N, 22° 39' W Click for more
958278 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-25 12:06Z 60° 54' N, 22° 39' W Click for more
958291 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-26 09:11Z 59° 39' N, 20° 58' W Click for more
958309 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-26 13:13Z 59° 36' N, 21° 7' W Click for more
958310 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-26 23:16Z 60° 1' N, 19° 55' W Click for more
958322 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-27 16:28Z 61° 12' N, 15° 9' W Click for more
958334 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-27 23:41Z 61° 12' N, 15° 9' W Click for more
958346 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-28 08:13Z 61° 9' N, 15° 13' W Click for more
958358 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-28 14:21Z 61° 10' N, 15° 10' W Click for more
958371 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-28 18:15Z 61° 7' N, 15° 7' W Click for more
958383 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-28 18:50Z 61° 7' N, 15° 7' W Click for more
958395 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-29 02:01Z 61° 8' N, 14° 53' W Click for more
958402 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-29 09:15Z 61° 5' N, 14° 55' W Click for more
958414 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-29 09:36Z 61° 5' N, 14° 54' W Click for more
958426 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-29 14:21Z 60° 57' N, 15° 33' W Click for more
958438 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-29 22:02Z 61° 8' N, 14° 48' W Click for more
958451 CTD/STD cast 1991-06-30 15:40Z 61° 0' N, 14° 42' W Click for more
958463 CTD/STD cast 1991-07-01 16:33Z 57° 24' N, 12° 55' W Click for more
958475 CTD/STD cast 1991-07-02 10:06Z 56° 23' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
1232548 Bottle station 1991-06-28 14:35Z 61° 10' N, 15° 10' W Click for more
1232561 Bottle station 1991-06-29 09:51Z 61° 5' N, 14° 54' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
19 Water bottle hydrocast Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column

Microzooplankton non taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column
Microzooplankton grazing
Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
6 In situ productivity incubations
28 MER fluorescence and irradiance vertical profiler
233 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Organosulphur and organoselenium species concentration parameters in water bodies
Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Optical backscatter
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Density of the water column
Microzooplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
46 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Organosulphur and organoselenium species concentration parameters in water bodies
Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Optical backscatter
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Concentration of alkenones and alkenoates in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column

Microzooplankton non taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column
Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Density of the water column
Microzooplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column

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

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