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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Belgica (11BE) cruise BG9714B

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Belgica (11BE) cruise BG9714B
Short name BG9714B
Objectives and Narrative Underway measurements on passage leg, plus intercalibration station with RRS Charles Darwin off Vigo.
Ship RV Belgica
Departure Port Bordeaux, France
Departure Date 1997-06-18
Arrival Port Vigo, Spain
Arrival Date 1997-06-20
Principal Scientist(s) Marc Elskens (Free University of Brussels Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry)
Responsible Organisation Free University of Brussels, Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry
Associated Project(s) OMEX (Ocean Margin Exchange)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 145
Work Area Description Southern Biscay and Iberian Margin
Work Area Bounding Polygon 40N,10W; 50N,10W; 50N,0E; 40N,0E; 40N,10W
Southern Limit 40N
Northern Limit 50N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: CTD with temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and optical backscatter sensor  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 813
Description: Underway temperature, salinity, fluorometer, meteorology  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: number of samples = 9
Description: Discrete surface samples for salinity and chlorophyll  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Chlorophyll and salinity samples  
Chemical oceanography  
Alkalinity Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Dissolved oxygen, pH and total alkalinity  
Alkalinity Quantity: number of samples = 6
Description: Discrete surface samples for pH, alkalinity and oxygen  
Carbon dioxide Quantity: track kilometres = 813
Description: Underway pCO2, pH and dissolved oxygen (surface)  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 5
Description: Discrete surface underway samples for PO4, NO3, NO2, Si and chlorophyll  
Nitrate Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Si, NO3, NO2  
Nitrate Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: PO4, NO3, NO2, Si, chlorophyll  
Oxygen Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: CTD with temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and optical backscatter sensor  
Oxygen Quantity: track kilometres = 813
Description: Underway pCO2, pH and dissolved oxygen (surface)  
Oxygen Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Dissolved oxygen, pH and total alkalinity  
Oxygen Quantity: number of samples = 6
Description: Discrete surface samples for pH, alkalinity and oxygen  
Phosphate Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: PO4, NO3, NO2, Si, chlorophyll  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 5
Description: Discrete surface underway samples for PO4, NO3, NO2, Si and chlorophyll  
Silicate Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Si, NO3, NO2  
Silicate Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: PO4, NO3, NO2, Si, chlorophyll  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 5
Description: Discrete surface underway samples for PO4, NO3, NO2, Si and chlorophyll  
pH Quantity: track kilometres = 813
Description: Underway pCO2, pH and dissolved oxygen (surface)  
pH Quantity: number of samples = 6
Description: Discrete surface samples for pH, alkalinity and oxygen  
pH Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Dissolved oxygen, pH and total alkalinity  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: CTD with temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and optical backscatter sensor  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: PO4, NO3, NO2, Si, chlorophyll  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of samples = 5
Description: Discrete surface underway samples for PO4, NO3, NO2, Si and chlorophyll  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Chlorophyll and salinity samples  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of samples = 9
Description: Discrete surface samples for salinity and chlorophyll  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: track kilometres = 813
Description: Underway temperature, salinity, fluorometer, meteorology  
Meteorology  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 813
Description: Underway temperature, salinity, fluorometer, meteorology  

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
1 Bottle station Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 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 Bottle station 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 Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Bottle station Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Bottle station Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 CTD/STD cast Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
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
1 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Pumped water sample Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
1 Pumped water sample Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
1 Pumped water sample Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
864130 CTD/STD cast 1997-06-19 08:21Z 44° 15' N, 6° 2' W Click for more
864142 CTD/STD cast 1997-06-20 03:53Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1264354 Bottle station 1997-06-20 04:02Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1264366 Bottle station 1997-06-20 04:02Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1272735 Bottle station 1997-06-20 04:02Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1619016 Pumped water sample 1997-06-19 07:55Z to 1997-06-20 01:47Z 42° 33' N to 44° 16' N; 9° 24' W to 6° 3' W Click for more
1655054 Pumped water sample 1997-06-18 21:13Z to 1997-06-20 06:25Z 42° 13' N to 45° 10' N; 9° 24' W to 2° 7' W Click for more
1663828 Bottle station 1997-06-20 04:02Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1670063 Pumped water sample 1997-06-19 15:30Z to 1997-06-20 01:47Z 42° 33' N to 44° 16' N; 9° 24' W to 6° 3' W Click for more
1677836 Bottle station 1997-06-20 04:02Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
1683866 Bottle station 1997-06-20 04:02Z 42° 29' N, 9° 25' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
2 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column

Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Density of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
20 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Salinity of the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Density of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column

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

References

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