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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for CCGS Hudson cruise HUD98023_1


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name CCGS Hudson cruise HUD98023_1
Short name HUD98023_1
Objectives and Narrative Occupied WOCE line AR7W across Labrador Sea. Report
Ship CCGS Hudson
Departure Port Dartmouth, Canada
Departure Date 1998-06-22
Arrival Port Dartmouth, Canada
Arrival Date 1998-07-09
Principal Scientist(s) E Peter Jones (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 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  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 37
Description: full and partial depth profiles  
Current meters Quantity: 6
Description: 2 moorings deployed & 4 recovered  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Description: Continuous along track  
Neutrally buoyant floats Quantity: 2
Description: 2 PALACE launched  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: 6
Description: spectral radiometer profiles  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: alongtrack t, s and fluorescence  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 34
Description: up to 23 water samples per cast  
Biology and fisheries  
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC) Quantity: 15
Description: DOC profiles  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
56° 43' N 52° 28' W Current meters deployed mooring M1275
55° 7' N 54° 6' W Current meters deployed mooring M1276
55° 27' N 53° 38' W Current meters recovered mooring M1244
56° 44' N 52° 30' W Current meters recovered mooring M1255
55° 7' N 54° 4' W Current meters recovered mooring M1256
58° 16' N 50° 51' W Current meters recovered mooring sound source north
55° 36' N 53° 37' W Neutrally buoyant floats launched PALACE #164
55° 15' N 53° 58' W Neutrally buoyant floats launched PALACE #165

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  
581990 Single-beam echosounder 1998-06-26 18:15Z to 1998-07-03 07:15Z 53° 39' N to 59° 45' N; 55° 31' W to 49° 9' 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


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