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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD02/05

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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD02/05
Short name PD02/05
Objectives and Narrative A) To service two ADCP moorings and a SmartBuoy at 53 32 N 3 21.8 W
B) To obtain CTD profiles and water samples at the Coastal Observatory sites.
C) To deploy ADCP mooring at 53 27N 3 30.2W
The cruise is the 24th in a series starting in August 2002 to maintain the moorings in objective (A) and to steam round a CTD grid in Liverpool Bay/the eastern Irish Sea, objective (B).
Ship RV Prince Madog
Departure Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2005-01-31
Arrival Port Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2005-02-01
Principal Scientist(s) Phil J Knight (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Polar Res. Ins. of Mar. Fisheries + Ocean. Russia
Associated Project(s) COAST_OBS
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 = 11
Description: SeaBird CTD  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of profiles = 11
Description: Irradiance sensors on CTD  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of profiles = 11
Description: Transmissometer and LISST on CTD  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed & near surface  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed & near surface  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed & near surface  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed & near surface  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Filtration of near surface and near bed water samples  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 3
Description: Lab analysis for phytoplankton from water bottle samples  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 11
Description: Fluorometer on CTD  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 min averages 35 x 1m bins from 2.65m above bed. Recovery.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 min averages 35 x1m bins from 2.65 above bed. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 30' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 minute averages 35x1 bins from 2.65m above bed. Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Nitrate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Nitrite Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Optics (eg underwater light levels) Buoy mounted subsurface irradiance sensors. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Buoy mounted fluorometer. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 30' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Sea-Bird SBE-16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Sea-Bird SBE-16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Sea-Bird SBE-16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Silicate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Aanderaa temperature, conductivity. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 30' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Sea-Bird SBE-16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Sea-Bird SBE-16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Recovery and Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Sea-Bird SBE-16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. 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)
11 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
2 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
2 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
2 Moored CTD Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
1 Moored CTD Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Sea level
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
1 Paddle wheel current meter Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
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  
701650 Paddle wheel current meter 2005-02-01 10:46Z to 2005-04-21 09:26Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
701662 Moored CTD 2005-02-01 10:50Z to 2005-04-21 09:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
701938 Moored CTD 2005-01-31 15:30Z to 2005-04-05 13:10Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194650 Moored CTD 2005-02-01 11:00Z to 2005-04-21 09:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194662 Fluorometers 2005-02-01 11:00Z to 2005-04-21 09:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194674 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors 2005-02-01 11:00Z to 2005-04-21 09:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194686 In-situ nutrient analyser 2005-02-01 14:00Z to 2005-04-21 08:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194698 radiometers 2005-02-01 11:00Z to 2005-04-21 09:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194705 radiometers 2005-02-01 11:00Z to 2005-04-21 09:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194717 In-situ nutrient analyser 2005-02-03 00:00Z to 2005-04-07 00:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1318255 Bottle station 2005-01-31 10:49Z 53° 22' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1318267 Bottle station 2005-01-31 11:24Z 53° 22' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1318279 Bottle station 2005-01-31 12:04Z 53° 22' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1318280 Bottle station 2005-01-31 12:57Z 53° 27' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1318292 Bottle station 2005-02-01 07:20Z 53° 27' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1318311 Bottle station 2005-02-01 08:09Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1318323 Bottle station 2005-02-01 08:52Z 53° 31' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1318335 Bottle station 2005-02-01 09:33Z 53° 31' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1318347 Bottle station 2005-02-01 10:12Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1318359 Bottle station 2005-02-01 12:54Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1318360 Bottle station 2005-02-01 13:35Z 53° 37' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1318372 Bottle station 2005-02-01 10:12Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1318384 Bottle station 2005-02-01 12:54Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1623918 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2005-03-03 07:55Z to 2005-04-05 12:05Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1668894 Bottle station 2005-02-01 10:12Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1668901 Bottle station 2005-02-01 12:54Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
11 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
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
2 Instrument mooring

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

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