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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D198

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D198
Short name D198
Objectives and Narrative Physical, chemical and biological study of algal blooms. The overall objective was to evaluate the magnitude and variability of biogeochemical fluxes (particularly carbon and nitrogen), during early summer in the South East Pacific Sector of the Southern Ocean, with emphasis on rates and processes in the marginal ice zone.
Ship RRS Discovery
Departure Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Departure Date 1992-11-11
Arrival Port Punta Arenas, Chile
Arrival Date 1992-12-17
Principal Scientist(s) David R Turner (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) Sterna 92, part of the NERC BOFS Project (UK)
IHB Sea Areas Visited South West Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W), South East Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)
Marsden Squares Visited 486/487/488/522/523/524
Work Area Description Southern Ocean, Bellingshausen Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 70S,90W; 50S,90W; 50S,60W; 70S,60W; 70S,90W
Southern Limit 70S
Northern Limit 50S
Western Limit 90W
Eastern Limit 60W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Quantity: number of profiles = 66
Description: T5, T7 XBT  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 39
Description: CTD/Niskin bottles; T,S, nutrients, chl.a, O2, transmittance, freons, isotopes  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: RDI shipborne ADCP  
Instrumented wave measurements Quantity: number of stations = 39
Description: (stations) shipborne wave recorder, logged on station only  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of deployments = 21
Description: 'Lightfish' towed at fixed (5-10m) depth  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: track kilometres = 9300
Description: UOR to 70m  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 9300
Description: towed undulating CTD - SeaSoar, to 400m  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Chemical oceanography  
Alkalinity Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Carbon dioxide Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Isotopes Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Nitrate Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Nitrite Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Other chemical oceanographic measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Other dissolved gases Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Oxygen Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Phosphate Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Silicate Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
pH Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Biology and fisheries  
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms. Quantity: number of deployments = 38
Description: EK400 echo sounder: dual frequency, 38kHz, 120kHz  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: track kilometres = 9400
Description: Sampling from non-toxic supply  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: track kilometres = 9300
Description: UOR to 70m  
Primary productivity Quantity: number of samples = 14
Description: samples incubated on deck;productivity measured by C-14 and N-15 techniques  
Meteorology  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 9500
Description: radiation, sea/air temperature, wind velocity, air pressure  

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
14 Bottle station 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 Bottle station Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
14 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
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
10 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
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
28 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
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
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
1 Pumped water sample Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
1 Pumped water sample Concentration of alkanes in the water column
Concentration of alkenes and alkynes in the water column
Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column
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  
961932 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-11 22:34Z 52° 30' S, 57° 40' W Click for more
961944 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-17 11:24Z 62° 49' S, 60° 34' W Click for more
961956 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-18 11:14Z 63° 27' S, 66° 18' W Click for more
961968 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-19 11:12Z 64° 5' S, 73° 28' W Click for more
961981 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-20 18:18Z 65° 1' S, 79° 21' W Click for more
961993 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-21 11:05Z 64° 54' S, 79° 26' W Click for more
962007 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-21 23:17Z 65° 0' S, 81° 39' W Click for more
962019 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-22 05:32Z 65° 0' S, 82° 30' W Click for more
962020 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-22 11:33Z 65° 0' S, 83° 22' W Click for more
962032 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-22 17:09Z 65° 0' S, 84° 10' W Click for more
962044 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-22 23:28Z 65° 0' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962056 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-23 03:58Z 65° 19' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962068 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-23 11:52Z 65° 40' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962081 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-28 22:31Z 66° 45' S, 85° 1' W Click for more
962093 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-29 09:40Z 67° 5' S, 84° 56' W Click for more
962100 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-29 16:30Z 67° 5' S, 84° 57' W Click for more
962112 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-29 19:13Z 66° 59' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962124 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-29 21:12Z 66° 55' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
962136 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-29 23:12Z 66° 49' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962148 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-30 01:16Z 66° 45' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962161 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-30 06:44Z 67° 10' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
962173 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-30 10:53Z 67° 16' S, 85° 1' W Click for more
962185 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-30 14:03Z 67° 20' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
962197 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-30 16:09Z 67° 25' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
962204 CTD/STD cast 1992-11-30 18:34Z 67° 30' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
962216 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-04 13:10Z 67° 25' S, 85° 18' W Click for more
962228 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-06 07:38Z 67° 27' S, 86° 0' W Click for more
962241 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-07 12:58Z 67° 36' S, 85° 3' W Click for more
962253 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-09 00:28Z 69° 0' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
962265 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-09 01:34Z 69° 0' S, 88° 1' W Click for more
962277 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-09 20:11Z 66° 30' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
962289 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-10 14:56Z 64° 0' S, 87° 59' W Click for more
962290 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-10 16:03Z 63° 58' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
962308 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-11 09:43Z 61° 30' S, 87° 58' W Click for more
962321 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-12 04:18Z 59° 0' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
962333 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-12 21:27Z 56° 30' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
962345 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-12 22:28Z 56° 31' S, 87° 58' W Click for more
962357 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-13 16:56Z 54° 0' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
962369 CTD/STD cast 1992-12-14 10:08Z 51° 29' S, 87° 59' W Click for more
1267500 Bottle station 1992-11-17 12:29Z 62° 50' S, 60° 34' W Click for more
1267512 Bottle station 1992-11-18 12:27Z 63° 26' S, 66° 17' W Click for more
1267524 Bottle station 1992-11-19 12:52Z 64° 6' S, 73° 31' W Click for more
1267536 Bottle station 1992-11-20 19:35Z 65° 0' S, 79° 20' W Click for more
1267548 Bottle station 1992-11-21 12:20Z 64° 55' S, 79° 25' W Click for more
1267561 Bottle station 1992-11-22 13:11Z 65° 0' S, 83° 22' W Click for more
1267573 Bottle station 1992-11-29 12:24Z 67° 6' S, 84° 51' W Click for more
1267585 Bottle station 1992-11-30 12:42Z 67° 15' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
1267597 Bottle station 1992-12-04 14:02Z 67° 25' S, 85° 18' W Click for more
1267604 Bottle station 1992-12-06 08:27Z 67° 27' S, 86° 0' W Click for more
1267616 Bottle station 1992-12-07 13:49Z 67° 36' S, 85° 4' W Click for more
1267628 Bottle station 1992-12-09 01:03Z 69° 0' S, 88° 0' W Click for more
1267641 Bottle station 1992-12-10 15:38Z 63° 59' S, 87° 59' W Click for more
1267653 Bottle station 1992-12-12 22:04Z 56° 30' S, 87° 58' W Click for more
1296910 Bottle station 1992-11-11 22:41Z 52° 30' S, 57° 40' W Click for more
1296922 Bottle station 1992-11-17 11:26Z 62° 49' S, 60° 34' W Click for more
1296934 Bottle station 1992-11-18 11:17Z 63° 27' S, 66° 18' W Click for more
1296946 Bottle station 1992-11-19 11:17Z 64° 5' S, 73° 28' W Click for more
1296958 Bottle station 1992-11-20 18:22Z 65° 1' S, 79° 21' W Click for more
1296971 Bottle station 1992-11-29 16:45Z 67° 5' S, 84° 57' W Click for more
1296983 Bottle station 1992-11-29 19:24Z 66° 59' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
1296995 Bottle station 1992-11-29 21:22Z 66° 55' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
1297009 Bottle station 1992-11-29 23:23Z 66° 49' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
1297010 Bottle station 1992-11-30 01:30Z 66° 45' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
1297022 Bottle station 1992-11-30 06:56Z 67° 10' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
1297034 Bottle station 1992-11-30 11:05Z 67° 16' S, 85° 1' W Click for more
1297046 Bottle station 1992-11-30 14:13Z 67° 20' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
1297058 Bottle station 1992-11-30 16:21Z 67° 25' S, 85° 0' W Click for more
1297071 Bottle station 1992-11-30 19:16Z 67° 30' S, 84° 59' W Click for more
1360446 Pumped water sample 1992-11-12 11:36Z to 1992-12-03 11:30Z 67° 57' S to 53° 7' S; 86° 24' W to 56° 9' W Click for more
1849757 Pumped water sample 1992-11-16 23:50Z to 1992-12-14 15:27Z 69° 0' S to 51° 31' S; 88° 1' W to 58° 40' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
21 SUDO Lightfish tow
730 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Organosulphur and organoselenium species concentration parameters in water bodies
Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column
Concentration of alkenes and alkynes in the water column
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Regenerated production in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Concentration of alkanes in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column

Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
38 BAS acoustic fish tow
16 Water bottle hydrocast Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Regenerated production in water bodies
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
39 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Concentration of alkenes and alkynes in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Concentration of alkanes in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
1863 Shipborne Acoustic Doppler Current Profile
828 SeaSoar profile from gridded data Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
66 Expendable Bathythermograph Temperature of the water column
32 Surface water sample collected by a bucket on a rope
Primary production in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
14 Pressurised air bottle sample Concentration of alkenes and alkynes in the atmosphere
Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the atmosphere
Concentration of alkanes in the atmosphere

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

References

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