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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Belgica (11BE) cruise BG9714D

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Belgica (11BE) cruise BG9714D
Short name BG9714D
Objectives and Narrative Biochemical survey of the area 47-48degN, 7-7.30degW in the vicinity of La Chapelle Bank (Gulf of Biscay)
Main tasks:
1. Underway measurements of salinity, temperature, relative fluorescence, meteorological parameters, pCO2, pH and dissolved O2.
2. Vertical profiles of nutrients, pH, total alkalinity, chlorophyll.
3. Production measuremetns with 14C, 15N, 32P.
4. Suspended matter characterisation with SAP's and continuous centrifugation (surface).
Ship RV Belgica
Departure Port Vigo, Spain
Departure Date 1997-07-02
Arrival Port Zeebrugge, Belgium
Arrival Date 1997-07-07
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
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 145
Work Area Description Gulf of Biscay (La Chapelle Bank)
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 Description: CTD with temperature, salinity, dissolved O2 and optical backscatter sensor  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: Underway temperature, salinity, fluorescence, meteorology  
Chemical oceanography  
Alkalinity Description: Dissolve O2, pH and total alkalinity  
Ammonia Description: Nitrate/nirite, ammonia, urea, silicates  
Carbon dioxide Description: Underway pCO2, pH and dissolved oxygen (surface)  
Isotopes Description: Isotopes 15N in suspended matter by centrifugation  
Nitrate Description: Nitrate/nirite, ammonia, urea, silicates  
Nitrate Description: Nitrate/nitrite, phosphates, silicates, chlorophyll  
Nitrite Description: Nitrate/nirite, ammonia, urea, silicates  
Oxygen Description: Dissolve O2, pH and total alkalinity  
Oxygen Description: Underway pCO2, pH and dissolved oxygen (surface)  
Oxygen Description: CTD with temperature, salinity, dissolved O2 and optical backscatter sensor  
Phosphate Description: Nitrate/nitrite, phosphates, silicates, chlorophyll  
Silicate Description: Nitrate/nirite, ammonia, urea, silicates  
Silicate Description: Nitrate/nitrite, phosphates, silicates, chlorophyll  
Trace elements Description: Primary production and 32P incubation Trace elements and POC/PN in suspended matter collected by centrifugation  
Trace elements Description: Trace elements and POC/PN in suspended matter collected by SAPs  
pH Description: Dissolve O2, pH and total alkalinity  
pH Description: Underway pCO2, pH and dissolved oxygen (surface)  
Biology and fisheries  
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids) Description: New and regenerated production 15NO3, 15NH4, 15Nurea, DON, POC/PN measurements  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Description: New and regenerated production 15NO3, 15NH4, 15Nurea, DON, POC/PN measurements  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Description: Primary production and 32P incubation Trace elements and POC/PN in suspended matter collected by centrifugation  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Description: Trace elements and POC/PN in suspended matter collected by SAPs  
Phytoplankton Description: Phytoplankton speciation  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: Underway temperature, salinity, fluorescence, meteorology  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: Nitrate/nitrite, phosphates, silicates, chlorophyll  
Primary productivity Description: New and regenerated production 15NO3, 15NH4, 15Nurea, DON, POC/PN measurements  
Primary productivity Description: Primary production and 32P incubation Trace elements and POC/PN in suspended matter collected by centrifugation  
Meteorology  
Routine standard measurements Description: Underway temperature, salinity, fluorescence, 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 Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
8 Bottle station Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
5 Bottle station Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
15 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 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  
863034 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-03 12:16Z 47° 9' N, 7° 24' W Click for more
863046 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-03 14:28Z 47° 9' N, 7° 24' W Click for more
863058 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-03 15:47Z 47° 13' N, 7° 21' W Click for more
863071 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-03 16:54Z 47° 16' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
863083 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-03 17:59Z 47° 20' N, 7° 18' W Click for more
863095 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-03 19:13Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
863102 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-04 04:03Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
863114 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-04 06:12Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
863126 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-04 10:06Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
863138 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-04 14:38Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
863151 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-04 18:11Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
863163 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-05 00:13Z 47° 27' N, 7° 14' W Click for more
863175 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-05 01:26Z 47° 31' N, 7° 12' W Click for more
863187 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-05 02:29Z 47° 35' N, 7° 10' W Click for more
863199 CTD/STD cast 1997-07-05 05:06Z 47° 38' N, 7° 7' W Click for more
1273020 Bottle station 1997-07-03 12:53Z 47° 9' N, 7° 24' W Click for more
1273032 Bottle station 1997-07-03 14:35Z 47° 9' N, 7° 24' W Click for more
1273044 Bottle station 1997-07-03 19:44Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1273056 Bottle station 1997-07-04 04:08Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1273068 Bottle station 1997-07-04 06:21Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1273081 Bottle station 1997-07-04 10:16Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1273093 Bottle station 1997-07-04 14:47Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1273100 Bottle station 1997-07-04 18:20Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1273112 Bottle station 1997-07-05 05:12Z 47° 38' N, 7° 7' W Click for more
1633440 Bottle station 1997-07-03 14:35Z 47° 9' N, 7° 24' W Click for more
1633452 Bottle station 1997-07-04 04:08Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1633464 Bottle station 1997-07-04 06:21Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1633476 Bottle station 1997-07-04 10:16Z 47° 24' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
1633488 Bottle station 1997-07-05 05:12Z 47° 38' N, 7° 7' W Click for more
1690887 Pumped water sample 1997-07-03 06:40Z to 1997-07-06 14:21Z 42° 18' N to 51° 26' N; 9° 18' W to 3° 9' E Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
3 Continuous centrifuging of non-toxic supply Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Concentration of silicon species in suspended particulate material
Carbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
Metadata parameters
15 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Uptake of other nutrients 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
Density of the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
1 Profiling radiometer Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
5 Stand-alone pumps Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Concentration of silicon species in suspended particulate material
30 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Salinity of 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)

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