Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D190

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD190
Cruise period1990-04-14 — 1990-05-08
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesInitial SeaSoar and CTD physical and chemical survey around the BOFS station (47N, 20W) in the North Atlantic to identify and mark (by drifting buoy release) a suitable body of water for a Lagrangian Experiment.
Chief scientistAndrew J Watson (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectBiogeochemical Ocean Flux Study (BOFS)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: 1 with T only
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 18
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 14
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 14
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 14
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 14
pHQuantity: number of stations = 12
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 11
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
14  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.
12502541990-04-29 03:15 48° 39' 9" N  19° 16' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250254
12502661990-04-29 07:17 48° 51' 1" N  18° 35' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250266
12502781990-04-29 12:55 49° 17' 40" N  18° 15' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250278
12502911990-04-29 13:55 49° 17' 47" N  18° 15' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250291
12503091990-04-29 18:03 49° 44' 30" N  18° 33' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250309
12503101990-04-29 22:04 49° 55' 47" N  19° 15' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250310
12501741990-04-26 21:22 49° 16' 13" N  19° 32' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250174
12501861990-04-27 01:37 48° 55' 6" N  19° 32' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250186
12501981990-04-27 05:37 48° 38' 39" N  19° 56' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250198
12502051990-04-27 10:55 48° 55' 3" N  19° 0' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250205
12502171990-04-28 00:41 49° 33' 4" N  19° 56' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250217
12502291990-04-28 04:44 49° 5' 29" N  20° 14' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250229
12502301990-04-28 18:05 49° 22' 31" N  19° 24' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250230
12502421990-04-28 21:06 49° 28' 23" N  18° 58' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1250242
20  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
Dissolved oxygen parameters in 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
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9610161990-04-25 20:08 48° 21' 54" N  20° 54' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961016
9610281990-04-26 21:03 49° 16' 13" N  19° 32' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961028
9610411990-04-27 01:18 48° 55' 7" N  19° 32' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961041
9610531990-04-27 05:23 48° 38' 39" N  19° 56' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961053
9610651990-04-27 10:39 48° 55' 3" N  19° 0' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961065
9610771990-04-28 00:28 49° 33' 4" N  19° 56' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961077
9610891990-04-28 04:31 49° 5' 28" N  20° 14' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961089
9610901990-04-28 17:18 49° 22' 7" N  19° 24' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961090
9611081990-04-28 17:50 49° 22' 31" N  19° 24' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961108
9611211990-04-28 20:32 49° 28' 25" N  18° 59' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961121
9611331990-04-28 20:54 49° 28' 22" N  18° 58' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961133
9611451990-04-29 02:29 48° 39' 18" N  19° 15' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961145
9611571990-04-29 03:02 48° 39' 9" N  19° 16' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961157
9611691990-04-29 06:42 48° 50' 44" N  18° 34' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961169
9611701990-04-29 07:04 48° 51' 1" N  18° 35' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961170
9611821990-04-29 11:16 49° 17' 36" N  18° 17' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961182
9611941990-04-29 12:27 49° 17' 40" N  18° 15' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961194
9612011990-04-29 13:45 49° 17' 47" N  18° 15' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961201
9612131990-04-29 17:24 49° 44' 36" N  18° 34' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961213
9612251990-04-29 21:53 49° 55' 47" N  19° 15' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 961225
Discrete samples 
21  CTD frame plus rosette samplerParticulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in 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
Metadata parameters
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
43  Expendable BathythermographTemperature of the water column
524  SeaSoar profile from gridded dataDensity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column