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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Knorr cruise 316N145_8


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Knorr cruise 316N145_8
Short name 316N145_8
Objectives and Narrative Indian Ocean, hydrographic survey for WOCE Hydrographic Program, Line I3. This project is a contribution to the Indian Ocean Expedition (IOE) of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE). Hydrographic survey: line I-2 along 8 degrees South, and I-3 along 20 degrees. Analysis and synthesis of the data on these and other sections collected as part of the IOE, as well as with the data from current meters deployed along line I-3. Objectives include studies of meridional overturning, and descriptions of detailed paths and transports of deep currents in the tropical South Indian Ocean that contribute to this overturning.
Ship RV Knorr
Departure Port Fremantle, Australia
Departure Date 1995-04-23
Arrival Port Port Louis, Mauritius
Arrival Date 1995-06-05
Principal Scientist(s) Worth D Nowlin (Texas A+M Department of Oceanography)
Responsible Organisation Texas A+M Department of Oceanography
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Indian Ocean
Marsden Squares Visited
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

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Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

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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  
582317 Single-beam echosounder 1995-04-26 09:20Z to 1995-06-03 23:00Z 22° 20' S to 19° 37' S; 48° 54' E to 113° 45' E Click for more

Project Database

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Track Charts

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