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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Cirolana (74CZ) cruise CIR1X/02

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Cirolana (74CZ) cruise CIR1X/02
Short name CIR1X/02
Objectives and Narrative Collect nutrient, salinity, suspended load, chlorophyll and oxygen data around the coast of England and Wales.
Collect samples for delta 15N analysis to determine the sources of N in nitrate in the Irish Sea.
Recover and service SmartBuoys at two sites in the southern North Sea.
Ship RV Cirolana
Departure Port Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2002-01-16
Arrival Port Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2002-01-28
Principal Scientist(s) David Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory
Associated Project(s) AE004
IHB Sea Areas Visited English Channel, North Sea, Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 145/181/216
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon 40N,10W; 60N,10W; 60N,10E; 40N,10E; 40N,10W
Southern Limit 40N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 10E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 4630
Description: Chelsea CT flow through with Aquatraka II  
Chemical oceanography  
Ammonia Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m  
Ammonia Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Isotopes Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m  
Nitrate Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Nitrite Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Oxygen Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Phosphate Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m  
Silicate Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 140
Description: Calibration, nutrient and suspended load samples from continuous flow underway system - inlet at about 4 m  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  
Biology and fisheries  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: Surface and bottom samples for total N and particulate N and nitrate for delta 15N  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: track kilometres = 4630
Description: Chelsea CT flow through with Aquatraka II  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 30
Description: FS1 CTD plus Seapoint fluorometer and optical back scatter, Licor PAR - data collected on downcast. Calibration samples and nutrients and oxygen collected on up-cast  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
51° 31' N 1° 19' E Other physical oceanographic measurements Bottom mounted fluorometer, CTD, optical back scatter, ADCP
52° 0' N 2° 19' E Other physical oceanographic measurements Moored SmartBuoy - instuments = fluorometer, CTD, optical back scatter nitrate analyser, whole water sampler. Oxygen electrode deployed 49 days until 16/1/02 - re-deployed until March 28th
51° 31' N 1° 19' E Other physical oceanographic measurements as previous but with two fluorometers and no oxygen sensor re-deployed with met sensors Both SmartBuoys have now been in the water since November 2000

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
32 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Density of the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Sound velocity and travel time in 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 atmosphere

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
741258 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-18 00:08Z 51° 59' N, 2° 19' E Click for more
741271 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-18 05:57Z 51° 31' N, 1° 2' E Click for more
741283 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-18 07:21Z 51° 30' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
741295 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-18 11:42Z 50° 55' N, 1° 16' E Click for more
741302 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-18 20:21Z 50° 40' N, 0° 52' W Click for more
741314 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-19 06:52Z 50° 4' N, 3° 0' W Click for more
741326 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-19 13:02Z 50° 18' N, 4° 9' W Click for more
741338 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-19 15:07Z 50° 2' N, 4° 21' W Click for more
741351 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-20 07:53Z 51° 18' N, 3° 33' W Click for more
741363 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-21 03:25Z 52° 21' N, 4° 10' W Click for more
741375 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-21 21:06Z 53° 30' N, 3° 41' W Click for more
741387 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-21 22:44Z 53° 28' N, 3° 15' W Click for more
741399 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-22 02:07Z 53° 57' N, 3° 3' W Click for more
741406 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-22 03:33Z 53° 58' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
741418 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 08:32Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741431 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 09:30Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741443 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 10:27Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741455 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 11:27Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741467 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 12:35Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741479 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 13:37Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741480 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 14:32Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741492 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 15:32Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741511 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 16:27Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741523 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 17:38Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741535 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-26 18:31Z 51° 31' N, 1° 1' E Click for more
741547 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 10:06Z 53° 8' N, 0° 33' E Click for more
741559 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 10:56Z 53° 3' N, 0° 28' E Click for more
741560 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 12:32Z 53° 3' N, 0° 28' E Click for more
741572 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 13:30Z 53° 3' N, 0° 28' E Click for more
741584 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 17:36Z 53° 31' N, 0° 19' E Click for more
741596 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 18:31Z 53° 31' N, 0° 19' E Click for more
741603 CTD/STD cast 2002-01-27 19:33Z 53° 32' N, 0° 19' E Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database

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