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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Charles Darwin (74AB) cruise CD68

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 CD68
Short name CD68
Objectives and Narrative To document 'background' concentrations of SF6
Ship RRS Charles Darwin
Departure Port Las Palmas, Spain
Departure Date 1992-05-08
Arrival Port Barry, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1992-06-08
Principal Scientist(s) Andrew J Watson (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) WOCE/North Atlantic Tracer Release Expt. (NATRE)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 75;3
Work Area Description NE Atlantic, west of Canary Islands
Work Area Bounding Polygon 25N,25W; 30N,25W; 30N,20W; 25N,20W; 25N,25W
Southern Limit 25N
Northern Limit 30N
Western Limit 25W
Eastern Limit 20W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Geochemical tracers (eg freons) Quantity: number of deployments = 42
Description: samples for sulphur hexafluoride concentration (deliberate tracer release  
Neutrally buoyant floats Quantity: number of deployments = 10
Description: listening for SOFAR floats  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: number of deployments = 42
Description: towed CTD  

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
44 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature 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  
582194 Single-beam echosounder 1992-05-09 13:24Z to 1992-05-31 09:52Z 24° 58' N to 27° 19' N; 29° 0' W to 18° 7' W Click for more
976224 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-30 19:45Z 25° 44' N, 28° 25' W Click for more
976236 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-31 02:48Z 25° 48' N, 28° 26' W Click for more
976248 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-27 16:31Z 25° 38' N, 28° 43' W Click for more
976261 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-28 01:24Z 25° 48' N, 28° 45' W Click for more
976273 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-28 19:06Z 25° 49' N, 28° 33' W Click for more
976285 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-29 04:47Z 25° 48' N, 28° 38' W Click for more
976297 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-29 13:06Z 25° 38' N, 28° 49' W Click for more
976304 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-29 20:32Z 25° 38' N, 28° 39' W Click for more
976316 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-30 04:21Z 25° 34' N, 28° 39' W Click for more
976328 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-30 11:15Z 25° 34' N, 28° 45' W Click for more
976341 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-14 20:35Z 25° 34' N, 28° 18' W Click for more
976353 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-15 09:15Z 25° 40' N, 28° 18' W Click for more
976365 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-15 19:15Z 25° 36' N, 28° 18' W Click for more
976377 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-16 04:43Z 25° 29' N, 28° 23' W Click for more
976389 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-16 15:21Z 25° 28' N, 28° 18' W Click for more
976390 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-17 23:24Z 25° 28' N, 28° 12' W Click for more
976408 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-17 06:38Z 25° 36' N, 28° 12' W Click for more
976421 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-17 15:10Z 25° 40' N, 28° 24' W Click for more
976433 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-18 23:16Z 25° 45' N, 28° 23' W Click for more
976445 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-18 07:05Z 25° 48' N, 28° 23' W Click for more
976457 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-18 15:32Z 25° 44' N, 28° 33' W Click for more
976469 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-19 23:54Z 25° 43' N, 28° 29' W Click for more
976470 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-19 08:41Z 25° 43' N, 28° 30' W Click for more
976482 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-19 12:44Z 25° 46' N, 28° 30' W Click for more
976494 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-20 23:35Z 25° 38' N, 28° 30' W Click for more
976501 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-20 08:15Z 25° 39' N, 28° 27' W Click for more
976513 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-21 00:51Z 25° 34' N, 28° 26' W Click for more
976525 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-21 08:36Z 25° 36' N, 28° 21' W Click for more
976537 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-21 16:50Z 25° 32' N, 28° 30' W Click for more
976549 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-22 01:06Z 25° 31' N, 28° 27' W Click for more
976550 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-22 09:00Z 25° 39' N, 28° 24' W Click for more
976562 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-22 16:12Z 25° 37' N, 28° 28' W Click for more
976574 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-23 11:50Z 25° 40' N, 28° 21' W Click for more
976586 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-23 19:13Z 25° 40' N, 28° 18' W Click for more
976598 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-24 02:30Z 25° 37' N, 28° 13' W Click for more
976605 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-24 10:39Z 25° 36' N, 28° 16' W Click for more
976617 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-24 18:37Z 25° 30' N, 28° 17' W Click for more
976629 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-25 02:26Z 25° 43' N, 28° 27' W Click for more
976630 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-25 10:24Z 25° 40' N, 28° 33' W Click for more
976642 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-26 01:46Z 25° 49' N, 28° 58' W Click for more
976654 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-26 09:15Z 25° 46' N, 28° 48' W Click for more
976666 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-26 17:00Z 25° 43' N, 28° 43' W Click for more
976678 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-27 00:43Z 25° 41' N, 28° 38' W Click for more
976691 CTD/STD cast 1992-05-27 08:50Z 25° 42' N, 28° 38' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
44 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Temperature of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Density of the water column

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

References

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