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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Sea Vigil (74S9) cruise SV7A

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Sea Vigil (74S9) cruise SV7A
Short name SV7A
Objectives and Narrative RV Sea Vigil Humber Flux Curtain survey.
Ship RV Sea Vigil
Departure Port Hull, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1994-04-26
Arrival Port Hull, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1994-04-26
Principal Scientist(s) Jack Hardisty (University of Hull Department of Geography)
Responsible Organisation University of Hull Department of Geography
Associated Project(s) LOIS (RACS)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea
Marsden Squares Visited 181;140
Work Area Description Humber Estuary and feeder rivers
Work Area Bounding Polygon 54N,1W; 55N,1W; 55N,0E; 54N,0E; 54N,1W
Southern Limit 54N
Northern Limit 55N
Western Limit 1W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Current meters Description: Readings from a EM current meter recorded.  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: number of track lines = 6
Description: Transects of the Flux Curtain were measured using a towed instrument  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: Measurements recorded through the day.  
Chemical oceanography  
Ammonia Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: completed to determine nutrient levels.  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: completed to determine nutrient levels.  
Nitrite Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: completed to determine nutrient levels.  
Oxygen Description: Measurements recorded through the day.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: completed to determine nutrient levels.  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: completed to determine nutrient levels.  
pH Description: Measurements recorded through the day.  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al and chlorophyll determinations.  
Suspended matter Description: Measurements recorded through the day.  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of track lines = 6
Description: Transects of the Flux Curtain were measured using a towed instrument  
Trace metals Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al and chlorophyll determinations.  
Biology and fisheries  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al and chlorophyll determinations.  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al and chlorophyll determinations.  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Pumped water sample Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
1633704 Pumped water sample 1994-04-26 07:42Z to 1994-04-26 17:20Z 53° 32' N to 53° 44' N; 0° 18' W to 0° 6' E Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
16 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

References

Track Charts

No track charts currently available

Reports

Cruise Report