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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Sea Vigil (74S9) cruise SV31B

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 SV31B
Short name SV31B
Objectives and Narrative RV Sea Vigil LOIS core measurements survey.
Ship RV Sea Vigil
Departure Port Hull, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1996-06-20
Arrival Port Hull, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1996-06-20
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) Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Chemical oceanography  
Ammonia Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Oxygen Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Total - N Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
pH Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream Trent survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen.  
Contamination  
Other contaminant measurements Description: Carbon monoxide monitored in a semi-continuous way throughout the survey.  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC (downstream survey only) analysis.  
Biology and fisheries  
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC) Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC (downstream survey only) analysis.  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC (downstream survey only) analysis.  
Primary productivity Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC (downstream survey only) analysis.  

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 Date and time
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
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  
1362164 Pumped water sample 1996-06-20 06:06Z to 1996-06-20 13:16Z 53° 24' N to 53° 43' N; 0° 49' W to 0° 21' W Click for more
1893537 Pumped water sample 1996-06-20 09:25Z to 1996-06-20 12:18Z 53° 24' N to 53° 41' N; 0° 49' W to 0° 41' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
34 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Carbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Dissolved concentration parameters for other gases in the water column

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

References

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