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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FS Heincke cruise 06HK2092/1


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FS Heincke cruise 06HK2092/1
Short name 06HK2092/1
Objectives and Narrative Ref - 19920118, EXPOCODE: 06HK2092/1
This hydrographic survey formed part of the Atlantic WHP Repeat Programme (WOCE Designation AR16/AR06). During the cruise a total of 114 CTD/rosette stations were occupied (CTDO equipped with 12 position rosette with 2.7 l Teflon-type water sampling bottles). Water sampling included CTDO, speed of sound, salinity, oxygenation, temperature and pressure. Underway measurements included navigation and bathymetry, thermosalinograph and underway dissolved oxygen, flurormeter, etc. Leg 1 of a 3 leg cruise.
Ship FS Heincke
Departure Port Cuxhaven, Germany
Departure Date 1992-01-03
Arrival Port Lisbon, Portugal
Arrival Date 1992-01-20
Principal Scientist(s) Hans-Christian John (Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Helgoland)
Responsible Organisation Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Helgoland
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 109;4/110;3/145;2/146;1
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon 35N,15W; 45N,15W; 45N,5W; 35N,5W; 35N,15W
Southern Limit 35N
Northern Limit 45N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 118
Current meters Quantity: 3
Description: 1 recovered, 1 deployed, 1 recovered & redeployed  
Chemical oceanography  
Oxygen Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Neuston Quantity: 32
Zooplankton Quantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: stratified vertical plankton catches  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of hauls = 81
Description: stratified oblique plankton tows  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Single-beam echosounder Bathymetry and Elevation
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
582618 Single-beam echosounder 1992-01-05 13:37Z to 1992-01-19 19:14Z 31° 42' N to 50° 45' N; 11° 0' W to 0° 48' E Click for more

Project Database

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


Track Charts

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Cruise Report