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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FS Sonne (06BE) cruise SO127-1


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FS Sonne (06BE) cruise SO127-1
Short name SO127-1
Objectives and Narrative
Ship FS Sonne
Departure Port Port Klang, Malaysia
Departure Date 1997-12-17
Arrival Port Male, Maldives
Arrival Date 1998-01-06
Principal Scientist(s) Detlef Quadfasel (University of Hamburg Oceanography Institute)
Responsible Organisation University of Hamburg Oceanography Institute
Associated Project(s) WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, Laccadive Sea, Bay of Bengal
Marsden Squares Visited 27/28/29/64
Work Area Description Sections: IR1E,IR1W,IR4,IR5
Work Area Bounding Polygon 0N,70E; 20N,70E; 20N,100E; 0N,100E; 0N,70E
Southern Limit 0N
Northern Limit 20N
Western Limit 70E
Eastern Limit 100E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Quantity: number of profiles = 37
Description: XBT-drops (Deep Blue)  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 53
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
Description: ship-ADCP (RDI) and also 53 stations LADCP (RDI)  
Other physical oceanographic measurements Quantity: 3
Description: CTD-chain  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: 53
Description: SeaBird SBE 11  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 53
Description: Seabird-Rosette  
Chemical oceanography  
Oxygen Quantity: 53
Routine standard measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
Geology and geophysics  
Multi-beam echosounding Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
Description: Hydrosweep  

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  
582551 Single-beam echosounder 1997-12-18 12:01Z to 1998-01-05 00:00Z 4° 10' N to 10° 16' N; 70° 0' E to 98° 33' 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