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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FS Poseidon (06PO) cruise PO306

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FS Poseidon (06PO) cruise PO306
Short name PO306
Objectives and Narrative To serve the PAP mooring site (Porcupine Abyssal Plain) operated by the Southampton Oceanography Centre, SOC, UK
Ship FS Poseidon
Departure Port Lisbon, Portugal
Departure Date 2003-11-12
Arrival Port Bremerhaven, Germany
Arrival Date 2003-11-23
Principal Scientist(s) Thomas J Müller (Institute of Marine Sciences, Kiel)
Responsible Organisation University of Leicester Department of Geology
Associated Project(s) ANIMATE
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 145/146
Work Area Description Porcupine Abyssal Plain
Work Area Bounding Polygon 40N,20W; 50N,20W; 50N,0E; 40N,0E; 40N,20W
Southern Limit 40N
Northern Limit 50N
Western Limit 20W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: CTD with rosette; casts to calibrate moored sensors  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
49° 0' N 16° 27' W CTD stations PAP1-02 mooring set July 2003, recovered this cruise, 7 MicroCats
49° 3' N 16° 31' W CTD stations PAP1-03 mooring launched, 1 MicroCat
49° 4' N 16° 30' W CTD stations PAP2-03 tele mooring launched, 7 MicroCats, 5 TP-recorders
49° 1' N 16° 27' W Other biological/fisheries measurement Lander Bathysnap-2 recovered
49° 0' N 16° 27' W Other biological/fisheries measurement Lander Bathysnap-3 launched
49° 3' N 16° 31' W Oxygen Near-surface sensors for CO2 and nutrients
49° 0' N 16° 27' W Oxygen Near-surface sensors for CO2, nutrients
49° 0' N 16° 27' W Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Near surface fluorescence
49° 3' N 16° 31' W Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Near-surface fluorescence

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Fluorometers Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 In-situ dissolved gas analyser Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Reference numbers
Temperature of the water column
1 In-situ nutrient analyser Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
8 Moored CTD Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Moored instrument depth
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
3 Moored CTD Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Reference numbers
Temperature of 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  
876419 In-situ dissolved gas analyser 2003-11-18 17:00Z to 2004-06-20 15:00Z 49° 2' N, 16° 31' W Click for more
876500 Fluorometers 2003-11-18 17:00Z to 2004-06-20 15:00Z 49° 2' N, 16° 31' W Click for more
895651 In-situ nutrient analyser 2003-11-19 09:14Z to 2004-06-20 09:14Z 49° 2' N, 16° 31' W Click for more
1226125 Moored CTD 2003-11-18 16:15Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 2' N, 16° 31' W Click for more
1226137 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226149 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226150 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226162 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226174 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226186 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226198 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226205 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:00Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226217 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more
1226229 Moored CTD 2003-11-17 16:30Z to 2004-06-18 16:45Z 49° 4' N, 16° 30' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database

References

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Reports

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