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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for CCGS Hudson cruise HUD94008


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name CCGS Hudson cruise HUD94008
Short name HUD94008
Objectives and Narrative 94008 Occupied WOCE line AR7W between Labrador and Greenland. Report
Ship CCGS Hudson
Departure Port Dartmouth, Canada
Departure Date 1994-05-24
Arrival Port Sydney, Canada
Arrival Date 1994-06-12
Principal Scientist(s) John Lazier (Bedford Institute of Oceanography)
Responsible Organisation Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Associated Project(s) WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Atlantic Ocean, Labrador Sea (Davis Strait)
Marsden Squares Visited 186/221
Work Area Description Labrador Sea, Northwest Atlantic
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,60W; 70N,60W; 70N,40W; 50N,40W; 50N,60W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 70N
Western Limit 60W
Eastern Limit 40W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Quantity: number of profiles = 19
Description: XBTs launched in West Greenland Current  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: +H21 full depth t, S and O2 profiles  
Current meters Quantity: 1
Description: Deployed  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Description: continuous along track  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: 20 bottles per deep cast  
Chemical oceanography  
Oxygen Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: +H21 full depth t, S and O2 profiles  
Biology and fisheries  
Primary productivity Quantity: 13
Description: primary and bacterial production  
Zooplankton Description: biomass, grazing, ammonium excretion  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
56° 45' N 52° 27' W Current meters This mooring was deployed near OS Bravo site; contains CTDs, ADCP, current meters

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  
581941 Single-beam echosounder 1994-05-30 06:10Z to 1994-05-31 23:50Z 58° 31' N to 60° 34' N; 50° 29' W to 48° 13' W Click for more

Project Database

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


Track Charts

No track charts currently available


No reports currently available