Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD68
Cruise period1992-05-08 — 1992-06-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLas Palmas, Spain
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo document 'background' concentrations of SF6
Chief scientistAndrew J Watson (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWOCE/North Atlantic Tracer Release Expt. (NATRE)
Coordinating bodyA NERC cruise as a contribution to WOCE
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD68 cruise report cd68.pdf — access key 'C' (6.47 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic, west of Canary Islands
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD68 cruise track — trk4118.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 42
Description: towed CTD
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: number of deployments = 42
Description: samples for sulphur hexafluoride concentration (deliberate tracer release
Neutrally buoyant floatsQuantity: number of deployments = 10
Description: listening for SOFAR floats
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
44  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9762241992-05-30 19:45 25° 44' 12" N  28° 25' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976224
9762361992-05-31 02:48 25° 48' 35" N  28° 26' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976236
9762481992-05-27 16:31 25° 38' 17" N  28° 43' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976248
9762611992-05-28 01:24 25° 47' 48" N  28° 45' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976261
9762731992-05-28 19:06 25° 49' 59" N  28° 33' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976273
9762851992-05-29 04:47 25° 48' 35" N  28° 38' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976285
9762971992-05-29 13:06 25° 38' 35" N  28° 49' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976297
9763041992-05-29 20:32 25° 38' 24" N  28° 39' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976304
9763161992-05-30 04:21 25° 34' 18" N  28° 39' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976316
9763281992-05-30 11:15 25° 34' 54" N  28° 45' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976328
9763411992-05-14 20:35 25° 34' 59" N  28° 18' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976341
9763531992-05-15 09:15 25° 40' 5" N  28° 18' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976353
9763651992-05-15 19:15 25° 35' 48" N  28° 18' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976365
9763771992-05-16 04:43 25° 29' 30" N  28° 23' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976377
9763891992-05-16 15:21 25° 28' 5" N  28° 18' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976389
9763901992-05-17 23:24 25° 28' 5" N  28° 12' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976390
9764081992-05-17 06:38 25° 36' 29" N  28° 12' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976408
9764211992-05-17 15:10 25° 40' 0" N  28° 23' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976421
9764331992-05-18 23:16 25° 44' 42" N  28° 23' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976433
9764451992-05-18 07:05 25° 47' 53" N  28° 23' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976445
9764571992-05-18 15:32 25° 44' 5" N  28° 32' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976457
9764691992-05-19 23:54 25° 43' 41" N  28° 29' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976469
9764701992-05-19 08:41 25° 43' 41" N  28° 30' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976470
9764821992-05-19 12:44 25° 46' 41" N  28° 30' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976482
9764941992-05-20 23:35 25° 38' 30" N  28° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976494
9765011992-05-20 08:15 25° 38' 53" N  28° 26' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976501
9765131992-05-21 00:51 25° 34' 47" N  28° 26' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976513
9765251992-05-21 08:36 25° 36' 0" N  28° 20' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976525
9765371992-05-21 16:50 25° 32' 12" N  28° 30' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976537
9765491992-05-22 01:06 25° 31' 18" N  28° 27' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976549
9765501992-05-22 09:00 25° 38' 53" N  28° 24' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976550
9765621992-05-22 16:12 25° 37' 47" N  28° 28' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976562
9765741992-05-23 11:50 25° 40' 18" N  28° 21' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976574
9765861992-05-23 19:13 25° 40' 30" N  28° 17' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976586
9765981992-05-24 02:30 25° 37' 47" N  28° 13' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976598
9766051992-05-24 10:39 25° 36' 11" N  28° 16' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976605
9766171992-05-24 18:37 25° 30' 47" N  28° 17' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976617
9766291992-05-25 02:26 25° 43' 18" N  28° 26' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976629
9766301992-05-25 10:24 25° 40' 0" N  28° 33' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976630
9766421992-05-26 01:46 25° 49' 59" N  28° 58' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976642
9766541992-05-26 09:15 25° 46' 18" N  28° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976654
9766661992-05-26 17:00 25° 43' 18" N  28° 43' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976666
9766781992-05-27 00:43 25° 41' 30" N  28° 38' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976678
9766911992-05-27 08:50 25° 41' 53" N  28° 38' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 976691
1  Single-beam echosounder
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5821941992-05-09 13:24  — 1992-05-31 09:52 24° 58' 7" N  29° 0' 7" W — 27° 19' 56" N  18° 7' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582194
Discrete samples 
44  CTD frame plus rosette samplerDensity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column