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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Pelagia (64PE) cruise PE138

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Pelagia (64PE) cruise PE138
Short name PE138
Objectives and Narrative The aims of the expedition were to collect data on water column characteristics, with emphasis on the distribution and fluxes of suspended particulate matter, on bottom sediment characteristics, sediment-water exchange processes and early diagenesis and on distribution and activity of benthic fauna.
Ship RV Pelagia
Departure Port Het Horntje, Netherlands
Departure Date 1999-05-08
Arrival Port Het Horntje, Netherlands
Arrival Date 1999-06-01
Principal Scientist(s) Henko de Stigter (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
Responsible Organisation Unknown
Associated Project(s) Ocean Margin Exchange Programme II-II (OMEXII-II)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited
Work Area Description Western Iberian Continental Margin
Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Current meters Description: A number of CTD casts were made throughout the cruise. No. of casts not noted.  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Description: A number of CTD casts were made throughout the cruise. No. of casts not noted.  
Biology and fisheries  
Sediment traps Description: A number of transects were sampled during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.  
Geology and geophysics  
Core - soft bottom Description: A number of cores were made during the cruise. No. of cores not noted.  
Multi-beam echosounding Description: A number of acoustic profiles were made throughout the cruise. No. of profiles 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
14 Bottle station Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
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
14 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
6 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance 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  
874622 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-12 09:30Z 42° 37' N, 9° 28' W Click for more
874634 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-13 06:25Z 42° 37' N, 9° 40' W Click for more
874646 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-13 09:34Z 42° 37' N, 10° 0' W Click for more
874658 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-13 11:51Z 42° 37' N, 10° 0' W Click for more
874671 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-13 15:45Z 42° 37' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
874683 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-16 06:30Z 42° 0' N, 9° 43' W Click for more
874695 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-16 08:30Z 42° 0' N, 9° 43' W Click for more
874702 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-17 10:27Z 42° 0' N, 10° 30' W Click for more
874714 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-17 11:44Z 42° 0' N, 10° 30' W Click for more
874726 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-17 14:26Z 42° 0' N, 10° 28' W Click for more
874738 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-18 04:18Z 41° 52' N, 9° 4' W Click for more
874751 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-19 11:15Z 42° 0' N, 9° 28' W Click for more
874763 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-22 09:45Z 39° 39' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
874775 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-22 16:38Z 39° 38' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
874787 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-24 06:53Z 39° 34' N, 9° 36' W Click for more
874799 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-24 11:43Z 39° 36' N, 9° 24' W Click for more
874806 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-25 04:10Z 39° 30' N, 9° 49' W Click for more
874818 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-26 11:10Z 39° 34' N, 10° 12' W Click for more
874831 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-27 15:00Z 41° 0' N, 9° 45' W Click for more
874843 CTD/STD cast 1999-05-27 15:09Z 41° 0' N, 9° 45' W Click for more
1274465 Bottle station 1999-05-12 09:42Z 42° 37' N, 9° 28' W Click for more
1274477 Bottle station 1999-05-13 10:21Z 42° 37' N, 10° 0' W Click for more
1274489 Bottle station 1999-05-13 16:37Z 42° 37' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
1274490 Bottle station 1999-05-16 07:09Z 42° 0' N, 9° 43' W Click for more
1274508 Bottle station 1999-05-17 15:28Z 42° 0' N, 10° 28' W Click for more
1274521 Bottle station 1999-05-18 04:26Z 41° 52' N, 9° 4' W Click for more
1274533 Bottle station 1999-05-19 11:41Z 42° 0' N, 9° 28' W Click for more
1274545 Bottle station 1999-05-22 09:56Z 39° 39' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
1274557 Bottle station 1999-05-22 16:45Z 39° 38' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
1274569 Bottle station 1999-05-24 07:05Z 39° 34' N, 9° 36' W Click for more
1274570 Bottle station 1999-05-24 12:03Z 39° 36' N, 9° 24' W Click for more
1274582 Bottle station 1999-05-25 05:08Z 39° 30' N, 9° 49' W Click for more
1274594 Bottle station 1999-05-26 12:31Z 39° 34' N, 10° 12' W Click for more
1274601 Bottle station 1999-05-27 15:57Z 41° 0' N, 9° 45' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
23 Multicorer
Geological sample radioactivity
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Carbon concentrations in sediment
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Nitrogen concentrations in sediment
Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters
Sediment grain size parameters
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
Metal concentrations in sediment pore waters
Carbonate chemistry in sediment pore waters
19 Box core
Zoobenthos generic abundance
Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance
9 Piston corer
Geological sample radioactivity
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Geological sample magnetic, electrical and acoustic properties
Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks
Geological sample density
20 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies

Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
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
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
11 Bottom Lander Sediment resistivity
Dissolved oxygen parameters for sediments
Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance

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

References

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Reports

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