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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for CCGS Hudson cruise HUD96006_1


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name CCGS Hudson cruise HUD96006_1
Short name HUD96006_1
Objectives and Narrative Occupied WOCE line AR7W between Labrador and Greenland. Report
Ship CCGS Hudson
Departure Port Dartmouth, Canada
Departure Date 1996-05-12
Arrival Port Sydney, Canada
Arrival Date 1996-06-01
Principal Scientist(s) John Lazier (Bedford Institute of Oceanography)
Responsible Organisation Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Associated Project(s) WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited North West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W), Labrador Sea (Davis Strait)
Marsden Squares Visited 150/151/186/221
Work Area Description Labrador Sea, Northwest Atlantic
Work Area Bounding Polygon 40N,70W; 70N,70W; 70N,40W; 40N,40W; 40N,70W
Southern Limit 40N
Northern Limit 70N
Western Limit 70W
Eastern Limit 40W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 45
Description: full depth temp, sal and o2 profiles  
Current meters Quantity: 3
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Description: continuous along track  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: 29
Description: lowered ADCP on rosette package  
Neutrally buoyant floats Quantity: 2
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Description: t, S and fluorescence  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 44
Description: 23 bottles per deep cast  
Chemical oceanography  
Oxygen Quantity: 45

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
55° 7' N 54° 5' W Current meters mooring deployed
56° 45' N 52° 28' W Current meters mooring partially recovered
55° 7' N 54° 3' W Current meters mooring recovered
57° 46' N 51° 22' W Neutrally buoyant floats PALACE #0100
56° 7' N 53° 9' W Neutrally buoyant floats PALACE #0530

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  
581989 Single-beam echosounder 1996-05-15 21:00Z to 1996-05-25 00:15Z 44° 48' N to 60° 32' N; 55° 42' W to 48° 15' 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