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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Sea Vigil (74S9) cruise SV7B

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 SV7B
Short name SV7B
Objectives and Narrative RV Sea Vigil CASI overflight sea truth cruise
Ship RV Sea Vigil
Departure Port Hull, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1994-04-27
Arrival Port Hull, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1994-04-27
Principal Scientist(s) Tony Bale (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Plymouth Marine Laboratory
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  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 10
Description: Vertical profiles completed using a CTD, with transmissometer.  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Measurements of optical properties made using a PR-650 Spectroscan Spectrocoloremeter.  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: Continuous underway measurements  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Description: Continuous underway measurements  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of profiles = 10
Description: Vertical profiles completed using a CTD, with transmissometer.  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Description: Nutrient samples.  
Nitrite Description: Nutrient samples.  
Oxygen Description: Continuous underway measurements  
Phosphate Description: Nutrient samples.  
Silicate Description: Nutrient samples.  
pH Description: Continuous underway measurements  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Description: Samples collected for chlorophyll and suspended solids.  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: Samples collected for chlorophyll and suspended solids.  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: Continuous underway measurements  

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 Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
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  
1362256 Pumped water sample 1994-04-27 15:23Z to 1994-04-27 16:38Z 53° 30' N to 53° 44' N; 0° 16' W to 0° 22' E Click for more
1633716 Pumped water sample 1994-04-27 08:59Z to 1994-04-27 16:38Z 53° 30' N to 53° 44' N; 0° 16' W to 0° 22' E Click for more

Project Database

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