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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Sea Vigil (74S9) cruise SV9A

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 SV9A
Short name SV9A
Objectives and Narrative RV Sea Vigil LOIS core measurements survey.
Ship RV Sea Vigil
Departure Port Grimsby, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1994-05-18
Arrival Port Grimsby, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1994-05-18
Principal Scientist(s) Duncan Plummer (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  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.  
Nitrite Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.  
Oxygen Description: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.  
pH Description: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Description: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.  
Trace metals Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.  
Biology and fisheries  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

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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
Nitrite 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  
1362281 Pumped water sample 1994-05-18 11:30Z to 1994-05-18 16:58Z 53° 32' N to 53° 39' N; 0° 10' W to 0° 7' E Click for more
1633741 Pumped water sample 1994-05-18 11:15Z to 1994-05-18 16:58Z 53° 32' N to 53° 39' N; 0° 10' W to 0° 7' E Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
16 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column

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

References

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