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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD25/05

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 PD25/05
Short name PD25/05
Objectives and Narrative 1. To service an ADCP mooring and a Smartbuoy at 53 32N 3 22W.
2. To service an ADCP mooring and a Smartbuoy at 53 27N 3 39W.
3. To obtain CTD profiles and water samples at the Coastal Observatory sites.
The cruise is the 28th in a series starting in August 2002 to maintain the moorings in objective 1 & 2 and to steam round a CTD grid in Liverpool Bay/the eastern Irish Sea, objective 3.
Ship RV Prince Madog
Departure Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2005-07-13
Arrival Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2005-07-14
Principal Scientist(s) Phil J Knight (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Polar Res. Ins. of Mar. Fisheries + Ocean. Russia
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 = 36
Description: SeaBird CTD  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: Irradiance sensors on CTD  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: Transmissometer and LISST on CTD  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate, phosphate, silicate, near bed and near surface  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 25
Description: Filtration of near surface and near bed water samples  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 9
Description: Lab analysis for phytoplankton from water bottle samples  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Net hauls at 53 32N 3 22W  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: Fluorometer on CTD  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Current meters SonTek ADV. Single point current readings at 16Hz. Burst mode. Deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Current meters SonTek ADV. Single point current readings at 16Hz. Burst mode. Recovery.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 minute averages 35x1 bins from 2.65m above bed. Recovery and deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 minute averages 35x1 bins from 2.65m above bed. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Aanderaa RDCP 600, 10 minute averages, four profile settings. Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Nitrate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Nitrate Buoy mounted water sampler. Deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Nitrite Buoy mounted water sampler. Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Nitrite Buoy mounted water sampler. Recovery and deployment
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Aanderaa temperature and conductivity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Aanderaa temperature and conductivity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Sea-Bird Micro-Cat temperature and conductivity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Sea-Bird Micro-Cat temperature and conductivity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Recovery and deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Recovery and deployment.
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Silicate Buoy mounted water sampler. Deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' W Silicate Buoy mounted water sampler. Recovery and deployment
53° 27' N 3° 39' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 22' 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
2 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)
35 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
9 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
9 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 Date and time
Raw fluorometer output
Reference numbers
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
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
4 Moored CTD Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
2 Moored CTD 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
2 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Reference numbers
2 Paddle wheel current meter Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
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  
698775 Moored CTD 2005-07-14 07:00Z to 2005-08-18 10:10Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
698787 Moored CTD 2005-07-13 11:00Z to 2005-08-17 11:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
698867 Moored CTD 2005-07-14 07:20Z to 2005-08-18 11:50Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
698879 Moored CTD 2005-07-13 12:20Z to 2005-08-17 12:50Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
698880 Paddle wheel current meter 2005-07-14 07:15Z to 2005-08-18 11:55Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
698892 Paddle wheel current meter 2005-07-13 12:15Z to 2005-08-17 12:55Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194963 Moored CTD 2005-07-13 12:30Z to 2005-08-17 12:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194975 Fluorometers 2005-07-13 12:30Z to 2005-08-17 12:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194987 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors 2005-07-13 12:30Z to 2005-08-17 12:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194999 In-situ nutrient analyser 2005-07-13 15:00Z to 2005-08-17 11:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1195002 radiometers 2005-07-13 12:30Z to 2005-08-17 12:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1195014 radiometers 2005-07-13 12:30Z to 2005-08-17 12:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1195026 In-situ nutrient analyser 2005-07-14 00:00Z to 2005-08-17 00:00Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1195211 Moored CTD 2005-07-14 07:30Z to 2005-08-18 11:30Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1195223 Fluorometers 2005-07-14 07:30Z to 2005-08-18 11:30Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1195235 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors 2005-07-14 07:30Z to 2005-08-18 11:30Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1195247 In-situ nutrient analyser 2005-07-15 00:00Z to 2005-08-18 00:00Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1311846 Bottle station 2005-07-13 14:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 20' W Click for more
1311858 Bottle station 2005-07-13 15:11Z 53° 27' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1311871 Bottle station 2005-07-13 16:02Z 53° 31' N, 3° 16' W Click for more
1311883 Bottle station 2005-07-13 16:45Z 53° 37' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1311895 Bottle station 2005-07-13 17:27Z 53° 42' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1311902 Bottle station 2005-07-13 18:07Z 53° 46' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1311914 Bottle station 2005-07-13 19:01Z 53° 51' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1311926 Bottle station 2005-07-13 19:39Z 53° 46' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1311938 Bottle station 2005-07-13 20:17Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1311951 Bottle station 2005-07-13 20:56Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1311963 Bottle station 2005-07-13 21:37Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1311975 Bottle station 2005-07-13 22:21Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1311987 Bottle station 2005-07-13 23:08Z 53° 27' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1311999 Bottle station 2005-07-13 23:55Z 53° 31' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1312002 Bottle station 2005-07-14 00:38Z 53° 37' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1312014 Bottle station 2005-07-14 01:21Z 53° 42' N, 3° 29' W Click for more
1312026 Bottle station 2005-07-14 02:08Z 53° 46' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1312038 Bottle station 2005-07-14 02:55Z 53° 47' N, 3° 37' W Click for more
1312051 Bottle station 2005-07-14 03:40Z 53° 42' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1312063 Bottle station 2005-07-14 04:21Z 53° 37' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1312075 Bottle station 2005-07-14 05:06Z 53° 31' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1312087 Bottle station 2005-07-14 06:04Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1312099 Bottle station 2005-07-14 08:43Z 53° 22' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1312106 Bottle station 2005-07-14 09:23Z 53° 23' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1312118 Bottle station 2005-07-14 09:53Z 53° 27' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1312131 Bottle station 2005-07-14 10:39Z 53° 31' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1312143 Bottle station 2005-07-14 11:27Z 53° 37' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1312155 Bottle station 2005-07-14 12:06Z 53° 42' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1312167 Bottle station 2005-07-14 12:48Z 53° 46' N, 3° 46' W Click for more
1312179 Bottle station 2005-07-14 13:36Z 53° 46' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1312180 Bottle station 2005-07-14 14:17Z 53° 42' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1312192 Bottle station 2005-07-14 14:57Z 53° 37' N, 3° 54' W Click for more
1312211 Bottle station 2005-07-14 15:39Z 53° 31' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1312223 Bottle station 2005-07-14 16:18Z 53° 27' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1312235 Bottle station 2005-07-14 16:55Z 53° 22' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1312247 Bottle station 2005-07-13 14:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 20' W Click for more
1312259 Bottle station 2005-07-13 19:01Z 53° 51' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1312260 Bottle station 2005-07-13 19:39Z 53° 46' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1312272 Bottle station 2005-07-13 20:17Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1312284 Bottle station 2005-07-13 20:56Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1312296 Bottle station 2005-07-13 21:37Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1312303 Bottle station 2005-07-13 22:21Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1312315 Bottle station 2005-07-14 06:04Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1312327 Bottle station 2005-07-14 08:04Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1622811 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2005-07-13 11:00Z to 2005-08-17 11:40Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1622823 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2005-07-14 07:00Z to 2005-08-18 10:20Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1677511 Bottle station 2005-07-13 14:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 20' W Click for more
1677523 Bottle station 2005-07-13 19:01Z 53° 51' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1677535 Bottle station 2005-07-13 19:39Z 53° 46' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1677547 Bottle station 2005-07-13 20:17Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1677559 Bottle station 2005-07-13 20:56Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1677560 Bottle station 2005-07-13 21:37Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1677572 Bottle station 2005-07-13 22:21Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1677584 Bottle station 2005-07-14 06:04Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1677596 Bottle station 2005-07-14 08:04Z 53° 27' N, 3° 39' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
4 Instrument mooring
37 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
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

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

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