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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Thomas Washington cruise 31WTTUNES_1


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Thomas Washington cruise 31WTTUNES_1
Short name 31WTTUNES_1
Objectives and Narrative WOCE cruise (section designation P17C) . Sampling was done primarily with a 36-place (10 L bottle) rosette. Water samples were analysed for salinity, oxygen, silicate, phosphate, nitrate/ntirite on all stations. CFC-11, CFC-12, 3helium, tritium, AMS, 14C, alkalinity, and total dissolved inorganic carbon were measured on selected stations. Separate surface water samples were taken on some stations for analyses of 226Ra, 228Ra, and Ba. Additionally, a shipboard ADCP was continuously operated along the entire cruise track.
Ship RV Thomas Washington
Departure Port San Diego, United States
Departure Date 1991-05-31
Arrival Port Papeete, French Polynesia
Arrival Date 1991-07-11
Principal Scientist(s) Mizuki Tsuchiya (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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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  
582053 Single-beam echosounder 1991-05-31 15:40Z to 1991-07-11 17:50Z 17° 32' S to 36° 10' N; 149° 36' W to 117° 13' W Click for more

Project Database

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Track Charts

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Cruise Report