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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D30

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Discovery (74E3) cruise D30
Short name D30
Objectives and Narrative The main object was to work a day and night series of horizontal opening/closing midwater trawls from the surface to 1000m and if possible deeper at a position just north of the Cape Verde Islands.
Ship RRS Discovery
Departure Port Barry, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1969-10-15
Arrival Port Barry, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1969-12-15
Principal Scientist(s) Peter M David (National Institute of Oceanography)
Responsible Organisation SOES
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Description: Bathythermographs measurements were taken at intervals throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Description: A number of net hauls and pelagic lines were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.  
Gear research Quantity: activity duration in days = 3
Description: For the first few days of the cruise gear trials took place. No. of trials not noted.  
Pelagic fish Description: A number of net hauls and pelagic lines were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.  

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
4 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  
297116 CTD/STD cast 1969-11-11 09:52Z 17° 49' N, 25° 27' W Click for more
297128 CTD/STD cast 1969-11-12 20:11Z 17° 55' N, 25° 30' W Click for more
297141 CTD/STD cast 1969-11-13 19:10Z 17° 52' N, 25° 27' W Click for more
297153 CTD/STD cast 1969-11-17 19:51Z 17° 52' N, 25° 27' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

Track Charts

Track Chart

Reports

Cruise Report