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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for L'Atalante (35A3) cruise 35A3CTH1_1-2


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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name L'Atalante (35A3) cruise 35A3CTH1_1-2
Short name 35A3CTH1_1-2
Objectives and Narrative CITHER 1 from the WOCE-France programme studied WOCE sections A6 and A7.
During the two legs of the cruise a total of 224 CTDO/Rosette stations were occupied. Water sampling included measurements of salinity, oxygen, temperature and nutrients (silicate, phosphate, nitrate/nitrite). Tracer analyses were made for CFC-11 and CFC-12 as well as sampling for tritium/helium.
Ship L'Atalante
Departure Port Pointe Noire, Congo
Departure Date 1993-01-02
Arrival Port Pointe Noire, Congo
Arrival Date 1993-03-19
Principal Scientist(s) Alain Morlière (Laboratoire d'Océanographie Dynamique et de Climatologie), Christian Colin (Laboratoire d'Océanographie Dynamique et de Climatologie)
Responsible Organisation Overseas Scientific and Technical Research Office
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited
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  
582538 Single-beam echosounder 1993-01-02 14:50Z to 1993-03-15 18:27Z 5° 39' S to 8° 19' N; 51° 22' W to 11° 37' E Click for more

Project Database

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Track Charts

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Cruise Report