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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D39

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D39
Short name D39
Objectives and Narrative Cruise 39 extends our survey of the vertical distribution of the oceanic pelagic fauna into more northerly latitudes of the eastern North Atlantic.
Ship RRS Discovery
Departure Port Barry, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1971-04-21
Arrival Port Southampton, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1971-06-07
Principal Scientist(s) Peter Foxton (National Institute of Oceanography)
Responsible Organisation National Institute of Oceanography
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 182;1/182;2/182;3/182;4
Work Area Description 53-60N 10-20W
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,20W; 60N,20W; 60N,10W; 50N,10W; 50N,20W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 20W
Eastern Limit 10W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 23
Description:  
Water bottle stations Description: surface only  
Contamination  
Trace metals Quantity: 2
Description: mercury pollution  
Biology and fisheries  
Birds Description:  
Eggs and larvae Description:  
Neuston Quantity: 46
Description:  
Other biological/fisheries measurement Description: deep scattering layers  
Pelagic fish Quantity: number of hauls = 5
Description:  
Zoobenthos Quantity: 12
Description:  
Zooplankton Quantity: 106
Description:  
Geology and geophysics  
Long/short range side scan sonar Description: 2 days  
Multi-beam echosounding Description: 42 days;9 st. physical analysis of sediments  

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
22 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
297190 CTD/STD cast 1971-04-25 21:02Z 60° 0' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
297208 CTD/STD cast 1971-04-30 20:22Z 60° 0' N, 20° 1' W Click for more
297221 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 05:42Z 59° 57' N, 20° 7' W Click for more
297233 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 07:35Z 59° 59' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
297245 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 09:56Z 60° 3' N, 19° 53' W Click for more
297257 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 12:13Z 60° 7' N, 19° 47' W Click for more
297269 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 15:02Z 60° 11' N, 19° 38' W Click for more
297270 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 19:39Z 59° 52' N, 20° 9' W Click for more
297282 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-02 22:47Z 59° 48' N, 20° 15' W Click for more
297294 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-03 09:08Z 60° 0' N, 20° 2' W Click for more
297301 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-04 09:06Z 60° 0' N, 19° 58' W Click for more
297313 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-06 06:46Z 59° 57' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
297325 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-08 21:04Z 60° 0' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
297337 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-16 19:03Z 53° 0' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
297349 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-18 20:15Z 53° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
297350 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-21 09:08Z 52° 54' N, 20° 5' W Click for more
297362 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-21 13:01Z 53° 3' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
297374 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-21 16:13Z 53° 2' N, 20° 17' W Click for more
297386 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-21 19:28Z 52° 54' N, 20° 6' W Click for more
297398 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-25 12:28Z 53° 0' N, 19° 59' W Click for more
297405 CTD/STD cast 1971-05-29 19:37Z 52° 59' N, 20° 0' W Click for more
297417 CTD/STD cast 1971-06-01 20:45Z 53° 0' N, 20° 0' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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Reports

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