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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Plymouth Quest (74PQ) cruise PQ090211

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Plymouth Quest (74PQ) cruise PQ090211
Short name PQ090211
Objectives and Narrative Sampling and measurements at L4 and E1 time series stations.
Ship RV Plymouth Quest
Departure Port Plymouth, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2009-02-11
Arrival Port Plymouth, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2009-02-11
Principal Scientist(s) Tim Smyth (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies Natural Resources Department
Associated Project(s) Western Channel Observatory
IHB Sea Areas Visited English Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1
Work Area Description Western English Channel
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

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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
2 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Reference numbers
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  
911751 CTD/STD cast 2009-02-11 10:23Z to 2009-02-11 10:26Z 50° 2' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
911855 CTD/STD cast 2009-02-11 13:45Z to 2009-02-11 13:51Z 50° 15' N, 4° 13' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
1 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply
2 Surface water sample collected by a bucket on a rope Temperature of the water column
2 WP-2 zooplankton net
2 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Plankton abundance per unit volume of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Nitrite concentration 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

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