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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD06/09

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD06/09
Short name PD06/09
Objectives and Narrative Objectives

A) Recover an ADCP mooring at 53 26.9'N 3 30.2'W (Coastal Observatory station 12).
B) Perform sidescan sonar survey and obtain sediment grab/box cores in Welsh Channel.
C) Perform 18-hour station in Welsh Channel: CTD profiles half-hourly, sediment filtering hourly; INSSEV (in situ settling velocity) deployments.
D) Recover mini-STABLE mooring at 53 22.2'N 3 19.5'W.
E) Perform sidescan sonar survey and obtain sediment grab/box cores in Hilbre Channel.
F) Perform 25-hour station in Hilbre Channel: CTD profiles half-hourly, sediment filtering hourly; INSSEV deployments.
G) Recover STABLE mooring at 53 22.5'N 3 14.2'W.

This is the recovery leg of the first Dee Experiment cruise of 2009.
Ship RV Prince Madog
Departure Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2009-03-03
Arrival Port Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2009-03-05
Principal Scientist(s) Andrew Lane (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1
Work Area Description Liverpool Bay/Dee Estuary
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,5W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 55N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: SeaBird CTD  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: Irradiance sensors on CTD  
Other physical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Suspended sediment settling velocity (near surface)  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: Transmissometer and LISST on CTD  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 45
Description: Filtration of near surface and near bed water samples  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 90
Description: Fluorometer on CTD  
Geology and geophysics  
Core - soft bottom Quantity: number of cores = 3
Description: Box cores  
Grab Quantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Day grab samples  
Long/short range side scan sonar Quantity: number of surveys = 4
Description: Sidescan sonar survey  
Other geological/geophysical measurements Quantity: number of stations = 70
Description: Suspended sediment settling velocity (near bottom)  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
53° 22' N 3° 14' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP 600 kHz in fixed mount, ADCP 1200 kHz in gimbals mount and 3 Sontek ADVs on STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 27' N 3° 30' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) ADCP on sea bed frame, 10-minute averages 35 1-m bins from 2.65m above bed. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 19' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity on toroid buoy. Recovery. SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity plus ADCP on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 19' W Other geological/geophysical measurements Marine Electronics 2D ripple profiler on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 14' W Other physical oceanographic measurements 3 D&A OBSs and 3 Transonics ABS transducers on STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 19' W Other physical oceanographic measurements 3 Transonics ABS transducers, POL ABS3 and 3 Sontek ADVs on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 14' W Other physical oceanographic measurements POL ABS1, AML logger and 3 AML microCT sensors on STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 14' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus temperature & conductivity on spar buoy and SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity on STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 19' W Other physical oceanographic measurements SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity on toroid buoy. Recovery. SeaBird MicroCat temperature & conductivity plus ADCP on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 27' N 3° 30' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor on sea bed frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 19' W Suspended matter LISST 100X and Settling tube on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 14' W Suspended matter LISST 100X, Marine Electronics 3D ripple profiler and Settling tube on STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 19' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) LISST 100X and Settling tube on mini-STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 22' N 3° 14' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) LISST 100X, Marine Electronics 3D ripple profiler and Settling tube on STABLE frame. Recovery.
53° 27' N 3° 30' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Sea-Bird SBE 16Plus with turbidity, temperature, conductivity & pressure sensor on sea bed frame. Recovery.

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
89 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements 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  
931113 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 12:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931125 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 13:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931137 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 13:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931149 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 14:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931150 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 14:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931162 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 15:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931174 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 15:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931186 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 16:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931198 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 16:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931205 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 17:07Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931217 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 17:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931229 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 18:04Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931230 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 18:34Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931242 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 19:03Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931254 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 19:34Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931266 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 20:03Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931278 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 20:34Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931291 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 21:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931309 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 21:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931310 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 22:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931322 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 22:34Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931334 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 23:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931346 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-03 23:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931358 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 00:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931371 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 00:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931383 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 00:59Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931395 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 01:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931402 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 02:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931414 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 02:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931426 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 03:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931438 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 03:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931451 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 04:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931463 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 04:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931475 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 05:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931487 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 05:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931499 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 06:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931506 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 06:33Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931518 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 07:03Z 53° 22' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
931531 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 13:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931543 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 13:33Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931555 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 14:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931567 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 14:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931579 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 15:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931580 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 15:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931592 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 16:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931611 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 16:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931623 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 17:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931635 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 17:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931647 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 18:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931659 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 18:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931660 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 19:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931672 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 19:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931684 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 20:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931696 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 20:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931703 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 21:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931715 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 21:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931727 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 22:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931739 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 22:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931740 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 23:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931752 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-04 23:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931764 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 00:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931776 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 00:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931788 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 01:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931807 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 01:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931819 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 02:08Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931820 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 02:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931832 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 03:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931844 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 03:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931856 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 04:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931868 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 04:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931881 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 05:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931893 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 05:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931900 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 06:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
931912 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 06:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931924 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 07:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931936 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 07:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931948 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 08:03Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931961 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 08:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931973 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 09:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931985 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 09:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
931997 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 10:02Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
932000 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 10:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
932012 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 11:01Z 53° 22' N, 3° 14' W Click for more
932024 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 11:31Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
932036 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 11:59Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
932048 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 12:32Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
932061 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 13:00Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
932073 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 13:30Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
932085 CTD/STD cast 2009-03-05 13:59Z 53° 22' N, 3° 13' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
90 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Raw oxygen sensor output
Raw light meter output
Density of the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Electrical conductivity of the water column

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

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