Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD9A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD9A
Cruise period1985-11-16 — 1985-11-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFunchal, Portugal
Port of returnLisbon, Portugal
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography including moored current meters and acoustic listening stations (~30-45 degN, 13-26 degW)
Chief scientistW John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Projectsofar floats
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD9A cruise report cd9a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD9A cruise track — trk3098.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 7
Water bottle stationsDescription: water bottles as calibrations for CTD bottom only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 8
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 3
Description: 12 c.m. deployed;3 recovered;1 year
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: ALS-3 recovered, 3 deployed
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurementsDescription: synoptic hours.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Bathysnap-bottom photograph+recording current meter
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: continous
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
8  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
572891985-11-17 13:48 31° 39' 29" N  22° 33' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57289
572901985-11-18 23:45 31° 29' 42" N  25° 9' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57290
573081985-11-19 06:30 31° 15' 0" N  25° 25' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57308
573211985-11-20 04:41 31° 34' 23" N  24° 42' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57321
573331985-11-22 00:08 36° 43' 35" N  19° 14' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57333
573451985-11-26 07:17 40° 26' 11" N  13° 48' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57345
573571985-11-26 19:46 39° 30' 47" N  14° 1' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57357
573691985-11-27 03:04 38° 58' 30" N  14° 0' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 57369