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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Charles Darwin (74AB) cruise CD62

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 CD62
Short name CD62
Objectives and Narrative CONVEX - WOCE Control Volume AR12. (CONVEX 91).
Objectives:
1. Determine the changes in distribution and physical and chemical characteristics of water masses in the area from previous surveys, notably TTO.
2. To determine the "ages" of the water masses by the measurement of CFC concentrations.
3. To collect a data set that would enable the absolute transport of water masses through the area to be determined together with the fluxes of heat and salt, across the area between the UK and Greenland.
4. To make high quality meteorological measurements from the vessel using the IOSDL Multimet package.
5. To carry out biological sampling in order to determine the relationship between ADCP backscatter strengths and biomass distribution.
Ship RRS Charles Darwin
Departure Port Barry, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1991-08-01
Arrival Port Troon, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1991-09-04
Principal Scientist(s) W John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory
Associated Project(s) WOCE - Core Project 3
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 182/183/184/220/221
Work Area Description North Atlantic
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,50W; 70N,50W; 70N,10W; 50N,10W; 50N,50W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 70N
Western Limit 50W
Eastern Limit 10W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Quantity: number of profiles = 150
Description: transmitted in real time to GTS  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description:  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: activity duration in days = 33
Description: continuous shipborne ADCP (150kHz) with GPS navigation  
Geochemical tracers (eg freons) Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description: Freon-11, Freon-12  
Surface drifters/drifting buoys Quantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: 02000.0W 2 ARGOS-tracked drifters (1 holey sock, 1 net drogue)  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: activity duration in days = 30
Description: continuous thermosalinograph calibrated with 2-hourly bottle samples  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description: transmissometer attached to CTD  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description:  
Chemical oceanography  
Isotopes Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description: 16O/18O ratio, dissolved O2  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 96
Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: vertical net hauls  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: vertical net hauls  
Meteorology  
Other meteorological measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 35
Description: continuous multimet recordings  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 35
Description: standard synoptic met. observations  
Geology and geophysics  
Single-beam echosounding Quantity: activity duration in days = 35
Description: continuous broad beam echo sounder  

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
92 Bottle station Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
3 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
92 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Single-beam echosounder Bathymetry and Elevation
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
582225 Single-beam echosounder 1991-08-02 09:44Z to 1991-08-23 23:59Z 51° 12' N to 60° 15' N; 43° 15' W to 7° 4' W Click for more
975189 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-29 03:28Z 52° 39' N, 23° 58' W Click for more
975190 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-29 11:58Z 52° 31' N, 22° 57' W Click for more
975208 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-29 18:51Z 52° 20' N, 21° 58' W Click for more
975221 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-30 01:55Z 52° 0' N, 21° 0' W Click for more
975233 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-30 09:40Z 51° 45' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975245 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-30 21:33Z 53° 28' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
975257 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-31 05:33Z 54° 37' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975269 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-31 22:16Z 57° 30' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975270 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-01 02:42Z 57° 15' N, 19° 0' W Click for more
975282 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-01 07:09Z 57° 1' N, 17° 59' W Click for more
975294 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-01 12:17Z 56° 46' N, 16° 59' W Click for more
975301 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-01 16:13Z 56° 31' N, 16° 0' W Click for more
975313 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-01 20:52Z 56° 16' N, 15° 0' W Click for more
975325 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-01 23:37Z 56° 8' N, 14° 26' W Click for more
975337 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-02 02:13Z 56° 2' N, 14° 7' W Click for more
975349 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-02 08:24Z 55° 46' N, 12° 58' W Click for more
975350 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-02 14:02Z 55° 31' N, 12° 0' W Click for more
975362 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-02 20:50Z 55° 15' N, 11° 0' W Click for more
975374 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-03 01:10Z 55° 7' N, 10° 31' W Click for more
975386 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-03 04:23Z 55° 4' N, 10° 13' W Click for more
975398 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-03 05:54Z 55° 3' N, 10° 10' W Click for more
975405 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-03 07:40Z 55° 1' N, 10° 6' W Click for more
975417 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-14 12:52Z 59° 0' N, 32° 25' W Click for more
975429 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-14 18:00Z 59° 7' N, 33° 38' W Click for more
975430 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-15 00:05Z 59° 15' N, 34° 52' W Click for more
975442 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-15 03:04Z 59° 15' N, 34° 50' W Click for more
975454 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-15 08:23Z 59° 22' N, 36° 3' W Click for more
975466 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-15 15:34Z 59° 29' N, 37° 13' W Click for more
975478 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-15 22:12Z 59° 34' N, 38° 27' W Click for more
975491 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-16 08:04Z 59° 41' N, 39° 14' W Click for more
975509 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-16 14:54Z 59° 45' N, 39° 59' W Click for more
975510 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-16 20:45Z 59° 49' N, 40° 42' W Click for more
975522 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-17 01:35Z 59° 54' N, 41° 25' W Click for more
975534 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-17 21:03Z 59° 55' N, 41° 51' W Click for more
975546 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-19 09:11Z 59° 16' N, 42° 29' W Click for more
975558 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-19 13:52Z 59° 6' N, 42° 14' W Click for more
975571 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-19 17:52Z 58° 55' N, 41° 57' W Click for more
975583 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-20 00:03Z 58° 42' N, 41° 40' W Click for more
975595 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-20 06:33Z 58° 17' N, 41° 9' W Click for more
975602 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-20 16:17Z 57° 46' N, 40° 29' W Click for more
975614 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-20 23:15Z 57° 14' N, 39° 40' W Click for more
975626 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-21 09:45Z 56° 43' N, 39° 0' W Click for more
975638 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-21 18:19Z 56° 12' N, 38° 31' W Click for more
975651 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-22 01:25Z 55° 39' N, 37° 46' W Click for more
975663 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-22 07:43Z 55° 7' N, 37° 0' W Click for more
975675 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-22 13:57Z 54° 32' N, 37° 0' W Click for more
975687 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-22 19:14Z 54° 0' N, 36° 59' W Click for more
975699 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-23 01:38Z 54° 0' N, 35° 49' W Click for more
975706 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-23 07:16Z 53° 59' N, 34° 40' W Click for more
975718 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-23 13:01Z 54° 0' N, 33° 30' W Click for more
975731 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-23 19:22Z 53° 59' N, 32° 20' W Click for more
975743 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-24 02:11Z 54° 0' N, 31° 10' W Click for more
975755 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-24 09:04Z 53° 59' N, 29° 59' W Click for more
975767 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-24 15:20Z 54° 36' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
975779 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-24 21:21Z 55° 12' N, 29° 58' W Click for more
975780 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-26 22:52Z 53° 47' N, 28° 59' W Click for more
975792 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-27 06:15Z 53° 33' N, 28° 0' W Click for more
975811 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-27 17:08Z 53° 17' N, 26° 57' W Click for more
975823 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-28 02:44Z 53° 7' N, 25° 58' W Click for more
975835 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-28 20:28Z 52° 52' N, 25° 0' W Click for more
975847 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-03 00:02Z 51° 29' N, 11° 10' W Click for more
975859 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-03 05:08Z 51° 33' N, 12° 13' W Click for more
975860 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-03 10:43Z 51° 35' N, 13° 16' W Click for more
975872 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-03 15:58Z 51° 39' N, 14° 16' W Click for more
975884 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-03 19:41Z 51° 40' N, 14° 53' W Click for more
975896 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-03 23:48Z 51° 41' N, 15° 27' W Click for more
975903 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-04 10:14Z 51° 40' N, 16° 34' W Click for more
975915 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-05 09:25Z 51° 46' N, 18° 50' W Click for more
975927 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-05 18:01Z 51° 45' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975939 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-06 18:22Z 52° 17' N, 20° 3' W Click for more
975940 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-07 01:50Z 52° 53' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975952 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-07 08:13Z 53° 27' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975964 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-07 14:09Z 54° 3' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975976 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-07 19:36Z 54° 37' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
975988 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-08 00:07Z 55° 12' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
976003 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-08 04:48Z 55° 46' N, 19° 58' W Click for more
976015 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-08 09:55Z 56° 21' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
976027 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-08 15:10Z 56° 55' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
976039 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-08 19:57Z 57° 30' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
976040 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-08 23:38Z 57° 34' N, 20° 28' W Click for more
976052 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-09 04:31Z 57° 37' N, 21° 6' W Click for more
976064 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-09 09:12Z 57° 42' N, 21° 42' W Click for more
976076 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-09 13:19Z 57° 46' N, 22° 15' W Click for more
976088 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-09 20:43Z 57° 55' N, 23° 19' W Click for more
976107 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-10 04:38Z 58° 2' N, 24° 24' W Click for more
976119 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-10 23:42Z 58° 12' N, 25° 34' W Click for more
976120 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-11 12:50Z 58° 19' N, 26° 40' W Click for more
976132 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-11 19:55Z 58° 27' N, 27° 46' W Click for more
976144 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-12 02:29Z 58° 37' N, 28° 53' W Click for more
976156 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-12 09:17Z 58° 44' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
976168 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-12 16:07Z 58° 9' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
976181 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-12 23:43Z 57° 33' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
976193 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-13 07:11Z 56° 57' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
976200 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-13 14:19Z 56° 22' N, 29° 59' W Click for more
976212 CTD/STD cast 1991-08-14 07:09Z 58° 52' N, 31° 12' W Click for more
1280760 Bottle station 1991-08-03 11:17Z 51° 35' N, 13° 16' W Click for more
1280772 Bottle station 1991-08-03 16:17Z 51° 39' N, 14° 16' W Click for more
1280784 Bottle station 1991-08-03 20:10Z 51° 40' N, 14° 53' W Click for more
1280796 Bottle station 1991-08-04 01:20Z 51° 41' N, 15° 27' W Click for more
1280803 Bottle station 1991-08-04 12:15Z 51° 40' N, 16° 34' W Click for more
1280815 Bottle station 1991-08-05 11:35Z 51° 46' N, 18° 50' W Click for more
1280827 Bottle station 1991-08-05 19:34Z 51° 45' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280839 Bottle station 1991-08-06 20:09Z 52° 17' N, 20° 3' W Click for more
1280840 Bottle station 1991-08-07 03:08Z 52° 53' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280852 Bottle station 1991-08-07 09:12Z 53° 27' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280864 Bottle station 1991-08-07 15:01Z 54° 3' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280876 Bottle station 1991-08-07 20:14Z 54° 37' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280888 Bottle station 1991-08-08 00:51Z 55° 12' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280907 Bottle station 1991-08-08 05:42Z 55° 46' N, 19° 58' W Click for more
1280919 Bottle station 1991-08-08 10:42Z 56° 21' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280920 Bottle station 1991-08-08 15:38Z 56° 55' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1280932 Bottle station 1991-08-08 20:34Z 57° 30' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
1280944 Bottle station 1991-08-09 00:52Z 57° 34' N, 20° 28' W Click for more
1280956 Bottle station 1991-08-09 05:35Z 57° 37' N, 21° 6' W Click for more
1280968 Bottle station 1991-08-09 10:18Z 57° 42' N, 21° 42' W Click for more
1280981 Bottle station 1991-08-09 14:57Z 57° 46' N, 22° 15' W Click for more
1280993 Bottle station 1991-08-09 21:57Z 57° 55' N, 23° 19' W Click for more
1281007 Bottle station 1991-08-10 06:10Z 58° 2' N, 24° 24' W Click for more
1281019 Bottle station 1991-08-11 01:42Z 58° 12' N, 25° 34' W Click for more
1281020 Bottle station 1991-08-11 14:15Z 58° 19' N, 26° 40' W Click for more
1281032 Bottle station 1991-08-11 20:48Z 58° 27' N, 27° 46' W Click for more
1281044 Bottle station 1991-08-12 03:26Z 58° 37' N, 28° 53' W Click for more
1281056 Bottle station 1991-08-12 10:00Z 58° 44' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
1281068 Bottle station 1991-08-12 17:11Z 58° 9' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
1281081 Bottle station 1991-08-13 00:50Z 57° 33' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
1281093 Bottle station 1991-08-13 08:18Z 56° 57' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
1281100 Bottle station 1991-08-13 15:36Z 56° 22' N, 29° 59' W Click for more
1281112 Bottle station 1991-08-14 07:50Z 58° 52' N, 31° 12' W Click for more
1281124 Bottle station 1991-08-14 13:39Z 59° 0' N, 32° 25' W Click for more
1281136 Bottle station 1991-08-14 18:55Z 59° 7' N, 33° 38' W Click for more
1281148 Bottle station 1991-08-15 01:08Z 59° 15' N, 34° 52' W Click for more
1281161 Bottle station 1991-08-15 03:55Z 59° 15' N, 34° 50' W Click for more
1281173 Bottle station 1991-08-15 09:32Z 59° 22' N, 36° 3' W Click for more
1281185 Bottle station 1991-08-15 16:46Z 59° 29' N, 37° 13' W Click for more
1281197 Bottle station 1991-08-15 23:29Z 59° 34' N, 38° 27' W Click for more
1281204 Bottle station 1991-08-16 09:21Z 59° 41' N, 39° 14' W Click for more
1281216 Bottle station 1991-08-16 15:56Z 59° 45' N, 39° 59' W Click for more
1281228 Bottle station 1991-08-16 21:54Z 59° 49' N, 40° 42' W Click for more
1281241 Bottle station 1991-08-17 02:29Z 59° 54' N, 41° 25' W Click for more
1281253 Bottle station 1991-08-17 21:52Z 59° 55' N, 41° 51' W Click for more
1281265 Bottle station 1991-08-19 10:02Z 59° 16' N, 42° 29' W Click for more
1281277 Bottle station 1991-08-19 14:58Z 59° 6' N, 42° 14' W Click for more
1281289 Bottle station 1991-08-19 19:07Z 58° 55' N, 41° 57' W Click for more
1281290 Bottle station 1991-08-20 01:21Z 58° 42' N, 41° 40' W Click for more
1281308 Bottle station 1991-08-20 08:02Z 58° 17' N, 41° 9' W Click for more
1281321 Bottle station 1991-08-20 17:45Z 57° 46' N, 40° 29' W Click for more
1281333 Bottle station 1991-08-21 00:47Z 57° 14' N, 39° 40' W Click for more
1281345 Bottle station 1991-08-21 11:21Z 56° 43' N, 39° 0' W Click for more
1281357 Bottle station 1991-08-21 19:40Z 56° 12' N, 38° 31' W Click for more
1281369 Bottle station 1991-08-22 02:33Z 55° 39' N, 37° 46' W Click for more
1281370 Bottle station 1991-08-22 08:54Z 55° 7' N, 37° 0' W Click for more
1281382 Bottle station 1991-08-22 15:03Z 54° 32' N, 37° 0' W Click for more
1281394 Bottle station 1991-08-22 20:30Z 54° 0' N, 36° 59' W Click for more
1281401 Bottle station 1991-08-23 02:23Z 54° 0' N, 35° 49' W Click for more
1281413 Bottle station 1991-08-23 08:07Z 53° 59' N, 34° 40' W Click for more
1281425 Bottle station 1991-08-23 14:15Z 54° 0' N, 33° 30' W Click for more
1281437 Bottle station 1991-08-23 20:26Z 53° 59' N, 32° 20' W Click for more
1281449 Bottle station 1991-08-24 03:40Z 54° 0' N, 31° 10' W Click for more
1281450 Bottle station 1991-08-24 10:30Z 53° 59' N, 29° 59' W Click for more
1281462 Bottle station 1991-08-24 16:28Z 54° 36' N, 30° 0' W Click for more
1281474 Bottle station 1991-08-24 22:36Z 55° 12' N, 29° 58' W Click for more
1281486 Bottle station 1991-08-27 00:27Z 53° 47' N, 28° 59' W Click for more
1281498 Bottle station 1991-08-27 07:35Z 53° 33' N, 28° 0' W Click for more
1281505 Bottle station 1991-08-27 18:49Z 53° 17' N, 26° 57' W Click for more
1281517 Bottle station 1991-08-28 04:27Z 53° 7' N, 25° 58' W Click for more
1281529 Bottle station 1991-08-28 22:04Z 52° 52' N, 25° 0' W Click for more
1281530 Bottle station 1991-08-29 04:58Z 52° 39' N, 23° 58' W Click for more
1281542 Bottle station 1991-08-29 13:45Z 52° 31' N, 22° 57' W Click for more
1281554 Bottle station 1991-08-29 20:30Z 52° 20' N, 21° 58' W Click for more
1281566 Bottle station 1991-08-30 03:34Z 52° 0' N, 21° 0' W Click for more
1281578 Bottle station 1991-08-30 11:12Z 51° 45' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1281591 Bottle station 1991-08-30 22:19Z 53° 28' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
1281609 Bottle station 1991-08-31 06:06Z 54° 37' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1281610 Bottle station 1991-08-31 22:48Z 57° 30' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
1281622 Bottle station 1991-09-01 03:12Z 57° 15' N, 19° 0' W Click for more
1281634 Bottle station 1991-09-01 07:48Z 57° 1' N, 17° 59' W Click for more
1281646 Bottle station 1991-09-01 12:35Z 56° 46' N, 16° 59' W Click for more
1281658 Bottle station 1991-09-01 16:30Z 56° 31' N, 16° 0' W Click for more
1281671 Bottle station 1991-09-01 21:05Z 56° 16' N, 15° 0' W Click for more
1281683 Bottle station 1991-09-02 00:09Z 56° 8' N, 14° 26' W Click for more
1281695 Bottle station 1991-09-02 03:06Z 56° 2' N, 14° 7' W Click for more
1281702 Bottle station 1991-09-02 09:29Z 55° 46' N, 12° 58' W Click for more
1281714 Bottle station 1991-09-02 15:18Z 55° 31' N, 12° 0' W Click for more
1281726 Bottle station 1991-09-02 21:58Z 55° 15' N, 11° 0' W Click for more
1281738 Bottle station 1991-09-03 02:03Z 55° 7' N, 10° 31' W Click for more
1281751 Bottle station 1991-09-03 04:52Z 55° 4' N, 10° 13' W Click for more
1281763 Bottle station 1991-09-03 06:11Z 55° 3' N, 10° 10' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
364 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Salinity of the water column
2465 Shipborne Acoustic Doppler Current Profile
119 Expendable Bathythermograph Temperature of the water column
95 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Density of the water column
Stable isotopes in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Chlorofluorocarbon concentrations in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

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

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