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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Marion Dufresne (35MV) cruise MD103 (CIVA2)


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Marion Dufresne (35MV) cruise MD103 (CIVA2)
Short name MD103 (CIVA2)
Objectives and Narrative CIVA2-MD103 - Estimation du flux a la frontiere Atlantique/Indien, - Etu
Ship Marion Dufresne
Departure Port
Departure Date 1996-02-01
Arrival Port
Arrival Date 1996-03-31
Principal Scientist(s) Alain Poisson (Laboratoire d'Océanographie Dynamique et de Climatologie)
Responsible Organisation Pierre and Marie Curie University Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Indian Ocean
Marsden Squares Visited 440;3/441;2/441;4/476;1/476;3/477;2/512;1/512;3/513;2/513;4/548;1/548;3/549;2/549;3/549;4
Work Area Description Antarctic Ocean Indian Sector
Work Area Bounding Polygon 70S,20E; 30S,20E; 30S,35E; 70S,35E; 70S,20E
Southern Limit 70S
Northern Limit 30S
Western Limit 20E
Eastern Limit 35E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 48
Geochemical tracers (eg freons) Quantity: 54
Description: Freon-11  
Geochemical tracers (eg freons) Quantity: 54
Description: Freon-12  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 55
Chemical oceanography  
Alkalinity Quantity: 55
Carbon dioxide Quantity: 55
Description: Total inorganic carbon (TCO2)  
Nitrate Quantity: 53
Nitrite Description:  
Oxygen Quantity: 55
Phosphate Quantity: 53
Silicate Quantity: 53
pH Description:  
Atmospheric chemistry Description:  

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  
582495 Single-beam echosounder 1996-02-21 14:16Z to 1996-03-21 14:05Z 69° 3' S to 33° 15' S; 28° 3' E to 30° 18' E 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