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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD48/04

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD48/04
Short name PD48/04
Objectives and Narrative 1) To service an ADCP and a SmartBuoy at 53 32 N 3 21.8 W.
2) To obtain CTD profiles, water samples and grab samples at the Coastal Observatory sites.
Ship RV Prince Madog
Departure Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-10-29
Arrival Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-10-30
Principal Scientist(s) M John Howarth (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1
Work Area Description Liverpool Bay/Eastern Irish Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,5W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 55N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 35
Description: SeaBird CTD  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of profiles = 35
Description: Irradiance sensors on CTD  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 350
Description: Underway thermosalinograph  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: track kilometres = 350
Description: Underway transmissometer  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of profiles = 35
Description: Transmissometer and LISST on CTD  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Filtration of near surface and near bed water samples  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 7
Description: Lab analysis for phytoplankton from water bottle samples  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: track kilometres = 350
Description: Underway fluorimeter  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 35
Description: Fluorometer on CTD  
Meteorology  
Incident radiation Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Underway surface irradiance and PAR measurement  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Met station (wind, atmospheric pressure, air temperature, humidity)  
Geology and geophysics  
Grab Quantity: number of stations = 19
Description: Grab samples  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) 600 kHz ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 min averages 35 x 1m bins from 2.65 mab. Turn round.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Nitrate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Nitrite Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Optics (eg underwater light levels) Buoy mounted subsurace irradiance sensors. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Buoy mounted temperature and conductivity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Temperature and conductivity on bottom frame. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Buoy mounted fluorometer. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Bottom pressure recorder. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Silicate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Buoy mounted turbidity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Turbidity meter on a bottom frame. Recovery and deployment.

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Acoustic doppler current profiler Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Metadata parameters
Sea level
Vertical spatial coordinates
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
34 Bottle station Metadata parameters
Nitrate 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
7 Bottle station Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Metadata parameters
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
7 Bottle station Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Fluorometers Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Date and time
Raw fluorometer output
Reference numbers
1 In-situ nutrient analyser Date and time
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
1 In-situ nutrient analyser Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
1 Moored CTD Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
1 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Reference numbers
2 radiometers Date and time
Reference numbers
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements 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  
1194508 Moored CTD 2004-10-29 12:30Z to 2004-12-15 13:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194521 Fluorometers 2004-10-29 12:30Z to 2004-12-15 13:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194533 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors 2004-10-29 12:30Z to 2004-12-15 13:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194545 In-situ nutrient analyser 2004-10-29 15:00Z to 2004-12-15 12:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194557 radiometers 2004-10-29 12:30Z to 2004-12-15 13:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194569 radiometers 2004-10-29 12:30Z to 2004-12-15 13:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194570 In-situ nutrient analyser 2004-10-30 00:00Z to 2004-12-15 00:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317381 Bottle station 2004-10-29 13:39Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317393 Bottle station 2004-10-29 14:54Z 53° 27' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1317400 Bottle station 2004-10-29 15:31Z 53° 31' N, 3° 16' W Click for more
1317412 Bottle station 2004-10-29 16:10Z 53° 37' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1317424 Bottle station 2004-10-29 16:48Z 53° 42' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1317436 Bottle station 2004-10-29 17:27Z 53° 46' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1317448 Bottle station 2004-10-29 18:17Z 53° 51' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317461 Bottle station 2004-10-29 18:57Z 53° 47' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1317473 Bottle station 2004-10-29 19:38Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317485 Bottle station 2004-10-29 20:22Z 53° 37' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1317497 Bottle station 2004-10-29 21:09Z 53° 37' N, 3° 29' W Click for more
1317504 Bottle station 2004-10-29 21:52Z 53° 42' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1317516 Bottle station 2004-10-29 22:35Z 53° 46' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1317528 Bottle station 2004-10-29 23:21Z 53° 46' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1317541 Bottle station 2004-10-30 00:05Z 53° 46' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1317553 Bottle station 2004-10-30 00:44Z 53° 46' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1317565 Bottle station 2004-10-30 01:24Z 53° 42' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1317577 Bottle station 2004-10-30 02:40Z 53° 42' N, 3° 48' W Click for more
1317589 Bottle station 2004-10-30 03:36Z 53° 42' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1317590 Bottle station 2004-10-30 04:15Z 53° 37' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1317608 Bottle station 2004-10-30 04:53Z 53° 37' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1317621 Bottle station 2004-10-30 05:30Z 53° 37' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1317633 Bottle station 2004-10-30 06:16Z 53° 31' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1317645 Bottle station 2004-10-30 06:58Z 53° 31' N, 3° 48' W Click for more
1317657 Bottle station 2004-10-30 07:38Z 53° 31' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1317669 Bottle station 2004-10-30 08:18Z 53° 31' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1317670 Bottle station 2004-10-30 09:18Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317682 Bottle station 2004-10-30 09:55Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317694 Bottle station 2004-10-30 10:41Z 53° 27' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1317701 Bottle station 2004-10-30 11:26Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1317713 Bottle station 2004-10-30 12:04Z 53° 22' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1317725 Bottle station 2004-10-30 12:41Z 53° 23' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1317737 Bottle station 2004-10-30 13:28Z 53° 27' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1317749 Bottle station 2004-10-30 14:09Z 53° 22' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1317750 Bottle station 2004-10-29 13:39Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317762 Bottle station 2004-10-29 18:17Z 53° 51' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317774 Bottle station 2004-10-29 18:57Z 53° 47' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1317786 Bottle station 2004-10-29 19:38Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317798 Bottle station 2004-10-29 20:22Z 53° 37' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1317805 Bottle station 2004-10-30 09:18Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1317817 Bottle station 2004-10-30 09:55Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1622976 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2004-10-29 12:00Z to 2004-11-12 08:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1669848 Bottle station 2004-10-29 13:39Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1669861 Bottle station 2004-10-29 18:17Z 53° 51' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1669873 Bottle station 2004-10-29 18:57Z 53° 47' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1669885 Bottle station 2004-10-29 19:38Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1669897 Bottle station 2004-10-29 20:22Z 53° 37' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1669904 Bottle station 2004-10-30 09:18Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1669916 Bottle station 2004-10-30 09:55Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
3 Instrument mooring
35 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Raw light meter output
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column

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

References

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