Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D183

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD183
Cruise period1989-06-12 — 1989-07-12
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBiogeochemical studies. BOFS leg 2
Chief scientistRoger Harris (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectBiogeochemical Ocean Flux Study (BOFS); Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS)
Coordinating bodySCOR
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specific60N;20W, 56N;20W, 52N;20W, 47N;20W
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 40
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 80
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: UOR
Chemical oceanography 
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: 4
PhosphateQuantity: 4
NitrateQuantity: 4
NitriteQuantity: 4
SilicateQuantity: 4
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 4
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 4
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 8
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: 4
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 4
ZooplanktonQuantity: 4
Description: energy transfers,biomass determination,distribution
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: 4
Meteorology 
Incident radiationDescription: cont.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 4
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
12  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12500571989-06-15 07:22 59° 39' 1" N  21° 16' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250057
12500691989-06-14 05:16 59° 25' 2" N  20° 58' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250069
12500701989-06-20 11:10 59° 44' 26" N  18° 50' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250070
12500821989-06-21 19:33 59° 51' 32" N  18° 12' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250082
12500941989-06-24 09:58 56° 2' 22" N  20° 13' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250094
12501011989-06-23 15:17 56° 0' 57" N  20° 3' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250101
12501131989-06-27 15:36 51° 56' 21" N  19° 48' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250113
12501251989-06-28 10:58 51° 49' 34" N  19° 32' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250125
12501371989-07-08 06:09 46° 59' 18" N  20° 3' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250137
12501491989-07-08 16:51 46° 58' 37" N  20° 8' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250149
12501501989-07-02 07:08 46° 53' 0" N  20° 1' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250150
12501621989-07-01 09:00 47° 2' 5" N  20° 12' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250162
87  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9596871989-06-23 09:12 56° 0' 46" N  20° 1' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959687
9596991989-06-23 12:57 56° 0' 53" N  20° 1' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959699
9597061989-06-23 14:37 56° 0' 57" N  20° 3' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959706
9597181989-06-23 17:07 56° 1' 13" N  20° 4' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959718
9597311989-06-24 05:46 56° 0' 53" N  20° 10' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959731
9597431989-06-24 07:19 56° 1' 37" N  20° 12' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959743
9597551989-06-24 09:41 56° 2' 22" N  20° 13' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959755
9597671989-06-25 12:36 55° 58' 32" N  19° 49' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959767
9597791989-06-25 14:24 55° 59' 4" N  19° 50' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959779
9597801989-07-01 07:11 47° 2' 3" N  20° 12' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959780
9597921989-07-01 08:46 47° 2' 5" N  20° 12' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959792
9598111989-07-01 10:05 47° 1' 45" N  20° 12' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959811
9598231989-07-01 11:03 47° 1' 23" N  20° 12' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959823
9598351989-07-01 18:11 46° 58' 17" N  20° 1' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959835
9598471989-07-02 05:43 46° 53' 0" N  20° 1' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959847
9598591989-07-02 16:31 46° 50' 28" N  20° 1' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959859
9598601989-07-03 08:15 46° 46' 57" N  19° 59' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959860
9598721989-07-03 12:53 46° 45' 15" N  19° 56' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959872
9598841989-07-03 14:09 46° 44' 49" N  19° 55' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959884
9598961989-07-03 15:50 46° 43' 10" N  19° 57' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959896
9599031989-07-03 16:36 46° 42' 52" N  19° 57' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959903
9599151989-07-03 17:33 46° 42' 59" N  19° 57' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959915
9599271989-07-04 03:22 46° 39' 31" N  19° 56' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959927
9599391989-07-04 05:11 46° 39' 1" N  19° 56' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959939
9599401989-07-04 11:29 46° 36' 39" N  19° 57' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959940
9599521989-07-04 15:10 46° 36' 56" N  19° 55' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959952
9599641989-07-05 01:25 46° 35' 4" N  19° 53' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959964
9599761989-07-05 06:22 46° 33' 25" N  19° 53' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959976
9599881989-07-05 07:15 46° 33' 39" N  19° 52' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 959988
9600011989-07-05 14:20 46° 32' 52" N  19° 50' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960001
9600131989-07-05 15:42 46° 33' 34" N  19° 50' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960013
9600251989-07-05 18:36 46° 32' 22" N  19° 50' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960025
9600371989-07-06 02:28 46° 31' 46" N  19° 48' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960037
9600491989-07-06 15:05 46° 29' 40" N  19° 47' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960049
9600501989-07-07 06:58 46° 44' 26" N  19° 51' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960050
9600621989-07-07 11:02 46° 42' 19" N  19° 54' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960062
9600741989-07-07 16:48 46° 44' 13" N  19° 55' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960074
9600861989-07-07 17:34 46° 44' 23" N  19° 54' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960086
9600981989-07-08 03:09 46° 59' 57" N  20° 1' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960098
9601051989-07-08 05:55 46° 59' 17" N  20° 3' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960105
9601171989-07-08 12:45 46° 59' 34" N  20° 5' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960117
9601291989-07-08 15:39 46° 58' 37" N  20° 8' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960129
9601301989-07-08 19:20 46° 58' 18" N  20° 9' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960130
9601421989-06-14 02:17 59° 24' 35" N  20° 55' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960142
9601541989-06-14 03:38 59° 25' 0" N  20° 57' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960154
9601661989-06-14 04:54 59° 25' 2" N  20° 58' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960166
9601781989-06-15 02:25 59° 34' 47" N  21° 11' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960178
9601911989-06-15 04:01 59° 36' 15" N  21° 14' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960191
9602091989-06-15 06:30 59° 39' 1" N  21° 16' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960209
9602101989-06-15 10:15 59° 40' 31" N  21° 16' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960210
9602221989-06-15 13:02 59° 42' 3" N  21° 14' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960222
9602341989-06-16 01:36 59° 46' 53" N  21° 13' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960234
9602461989-06-16 04:06 59° 47' 23" N  21° 10' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960246
9602581989-06-16 12:53 59° 48' 36" N  21° 5' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960258
9602711989-06-16 14:26 59° 49' 0" N  21° 0' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960271
9602831989-06-17 14:54 59° 47' 58" N  20° 33' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960283
9602951989-06-17 16:13 59° 47' 25" N  20° 31' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960295
9603021989-06-17 16:58 59° 46' 59" N  20° 30' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960302
9603141989-06-18 02:16 59° 42' 52" N  20° 21' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960314
9603261989-06-19 15:46 59° 28' 33" N  19° 48' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960326
9603381989-06-19 20:40 59° 41' 46" N  19° 4' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960338
9603511989-06-20 02:05 59° 42' 17" N  19° 0' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960351
9603631989-06-20 10:57 59° 44' 26" N  18° 50' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960363
9603751989-06-20 13:27 59° 45' 13" N  18° 46' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960375
9603871989-06-21 02:39 59° 46' 37" N  18° 33' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960387
9603991989-06-21 11:31 59° 49' 34" N  18° 21' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960399
9604061989-06-21 18:40 59° 51' 32" N  18° 12' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960406
9604181989-06-27 02:31 51° 59' 10" N  19° 59' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960418
9604311989-06-27 03:28 51° 59' 8" N  19° 59' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960431
9604431989-06-27 08:28 51° 57' 41" N  19° 52' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960443
9604551989-06-27 09:44 51° 57' 36" N  19° 53' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960455
9604671989-06-27 12:46 51° 57' 8" N  19° 50' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960467
9604791989-06-27 14:13 51° 56' 21" N  19° 48' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960479
9604801989-06-27 19:06 51° 54' 44" N  19° 45' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960480
9604921989-06-28 10:41 51° 49' 34" N  19° 32' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960492
9605111989-06-28 12:45 51° 48' 20" N  19° 28' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960511
9605231989-06-28 13:55 51° 47' 52" N  19° 28' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960523
9605351989-06-28 15:07 51° 47' 58" N  19° 26' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960535
9605471989-06-29 02:28 51° 46' 52" N  19° 14' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960547
9605591989-06-29 08:42 51° 44' 41" N  19° 6' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960559
9605601989-06-29 11:08 51° 43' 53" N  19° 4' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960560
9605721989-06-29 14:17 51° 43' 57" N  19° 0' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960572
9605841989-06-29 15:03 51° 44' 12" N  18° 58' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960584
9605961989-06-12 05:21 56° 51' 13" N  11° 0' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960596
9606031989-06-13 04:12 58° 28' 28" N  16° 1' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960603
9606151989-06-13 19:11 59° 7' 56" N  19° 14' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960615
9606271989-07-09 05:42 47° 12' 56" N  19° 40' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 960627
Discrete samples 
89  CTD frame plus rosette samplerBacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Radioactivity in the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies
Microzooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Primary production in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Bacterial production in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Microzooplankton non taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Microzooplankton grazing
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Concentration of alkenones and alkenoates in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Microzooplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
65  Expendable BathythermographTemperature of the water column
70  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
23  Stand-alone pumpsParticulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Unclassified pigment concentrations in the water column
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Concentration of alkenones and alkenoates in the water column
5  Water bottle hydrocastBacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies
Primary production in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Bacterial production in the water column
Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies