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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Thomas G. Thompson cruise 31TTTPS47


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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Thomas G. Thompson cruise 31TTTPS47
Short name 31TTTPS47
Objectives and Narrative A nearly zonal CTD/hydrographic section across the subpolar North Pacific (WOCE section P01). The cruise track was primarily along 47 N except at the western boundary. The section consisted of 115 high quality, full water-column CTD/hydrographic stations. Water samples were analysed for salinity, oxygen, and nutrients as well as F11, F12, tritium, alkalinity, chlorophyll-a, phaeopigment, helium-3, carbon-14, manganese, plutonium and rare earth elements. Continuous ADCP profiling, towed salt-bridge GEK and XBT's were also components of this program
Ship RV Thomas G. Thompson
Departure Port
Departure Date 1985-08-04
Arrival Port
Arrival Date 1985-09-07
Principal Scientist(s) Lynne D Talley (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
Responsible Organisation Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Pacific 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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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

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Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
582298 Single-beam echosounder 1985-08-04 12:00:00Z to 1985-09-07 12:00:00Z From 41° 49' N, 140° 43' E to 47° 0' N, 124° 59' W Click for more

Project Database

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