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RV Belgica BG9322A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifierBG9322A
Cruise period1993-09-22 — 1993-09-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnLorient, France
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Water column sampling at the three OMEX stations on the Goban Spur.
2) Water column survey along the shelf break from the Goban Spur to the Meiadzek Terrace.
Chief scientistRoland Wollast (Free University of Brussels, Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry)
ProjectOcean Margin Exchange (OMEX)
Coordinating bodyULB, Brussels
Cruise reportRV Belgica BG9322A cruise report belgica93_22.pdf — access key 'C' (1.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificGoban Spur
Track chartsRV Belgica BG9322A cruise track — belgica93_22track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: IFREMER benthic lander and sediment trap moorings were deployed at Meriadzek Terrace.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: IFREMER benthic lander and sediment trap moorings were deployed at Meriadzek Terrace.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: SCTD data was collected throughout the cruise.
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of stations = 14
Description: SCTD data was collected throughout the cruise.
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Description: IFREMER benthic lander and sediment trap moorings were deployed at Meriadzek Terrace.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: IFREMER benthic lander and sediment trap moorings were deployed at Meriadzek Terrace.
pHDescription: IFREMER benthic lander and sediment trap moorings were deployed at Meriadzek Terrace.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
49  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Reference numbers
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Reference numbers
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12716151993-09-27 21:04 48° 24' 3" N  10° 0' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271615
12716271993-09-27 22:33 48° 23' 57" N  9° 59' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271627
12716391993-09-28 05:37 48° 28' 43" N  8° 46' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271639
12716401993-09-28 09:21 48° 3' 52" N  9° 4' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271640
12716521993-09-28 15:14 48° 9' 9" N  7° 46' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271652
12716641993-09-28 19:41 47° 40' 38" N  8° 3' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271664
12716761993-09-29 01:37 47° 46' 22" N  6° 49' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271676
12714671993-09-23 16:28 49° 30' 14" N  9° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271467
12714791993-09-23 23:21 49° 29' 54" N  11° 0' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271479
12714801993-09-24 04:39 49° 24' 46" N  11° 35' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271480
12714921993-09-25 12:53 49° 15' 35" N  12° 48' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271492
12715111993-09-25 17:57 49° 11' 50" N  12° 44' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271511
12715231993-09-25 20:18 49° 13' 49" N  12° 47' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271523
12715351993-09-26 09:52 49° 7' 6" N  13° 25' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271535
12715471993-09-26 10:33 49° 7' 43" N  13° 25' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271547
12715591993-09-26 17:13 49° 8' 11" N  13° 27' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271559
12715601993-09-26 18:46 49° 8' 44" N  13° 28' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271560
12715721993-09-27 05:39 49° 11' 0" N  10° 38' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271572
12715841993-09-27 10:11 48° 43' 11" N  10° 55' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271584
12715961993-09-27 12:07 48° 43' 4" N  10° 54' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271596
12716031993-09-27 17:42 48° 48' 39" N  9° 42' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271603
12713511993-09-23 16:28 49° 30' 14" N  9° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271351
12713631993-09-23 23:21 49° 29' 54" N  11° 0' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271363
12713751993-09-24 04:39 49° 24' 46" N  11° 35' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271375
12713871993-09-25 12:53 49° 15' 35" N  12° 48' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271387
12713991993-09-25 17:57 49° 11' 50" N  12° 44' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271399
12714061993-09-26 09:52 49° 7' 6" N  13° 25' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271406
12714181993-09-26 15:33 49° 7' 43" N  13° 26' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271418
12714311993-09-27 05:39 49° 11' 0" N  10° 38' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271431
12714431993-09-27 10:11 48° 43' 11" N  10° 55' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271443
12714551993-09-27 12:07 48° 43' 4" N  10° 54' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1271455
16864101993-09-25 12:53 49° 15' 35" N  12° 48' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1686410
16864221993-09-26 18:46 49° 8' 44" N  13° 28' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1686422
16826421993-09-23 16:28 49° 30' 14" N  9° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682642
16826541993-09-23 23:21 49° 29' 54" N  11° 0' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682654
16826661993-09-24 04:39 49° 24' 46" N  11° 35' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682666
16826781993-09-25 07:51 49° 13' 40" N  12° 48' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682678
16826911993-09-26 06:22 49° 5' 23" N  13° 22' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682691
16827091993-09-26 15:33 49° 7' 43" N  13° 26' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682709
16827101993-09-27 05:39 49° 11' 0" N  10° 38' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682710
16827221993-09-27 10:11 48° 43' 11" N  10° 55' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682722
16827341993-09-27 12:07 48° 43' 4" N  10° 54' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682734
16827461993-09-27 17:42 48° 48' 39" N  9° 42' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682746
16827581993-09-27 21:04 48° 24' 3" N  10° 0' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682758
16827711993-09-28 05:37 48° 28' 43" N  8° 46' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682771
16827831993-09-28 09:21 48° 3' 52" N  9° 4' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682783
16827951993-09-28 15:14 48° 9' 9" N  7° 46' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682795
16828141993-09-29 01:37 47° 46' 22" N  6° 49' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682814
16828021993-09-28 19:41 47° 40' 38" N  8° 3' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1682802
25  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
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
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8838461993-09-28 19:10 47° 40' 39" N  8° 3' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883846
8838581993-09-29 01:28 47° 46' 22" N  6° 49' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883858
8838711993-09-26 06:12 49° 5' 23" N  13° 22' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883871
8838831993-09-26 09:08 49° 7' 6" N  13° 25' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883883
8838951993-09-26 15:28 49° 7' 43" N  13° 26' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883895
8839021993-09-26 18:36 49° 8' 44" N  13° 28' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883902
8839141993-09-27 20:54 48° 24' 3" N  10° 0' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883914
8839261993-09-27 22:02 48° 23' 57" N  9° 59' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883926
8836621993-09-23 16:19 49° 30' 15" N  9° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883662
8836741993-09-23 18:44 49° 30' 13" N  9° 59' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883674
8836861993-09-23 23:12 49° 29' 53" N  11° 0' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883686
8836981993-09-24 04:29 49° 24' 46" N  11° 35' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883698
8837051993-09-25 07:41 49° 13' 40" N  12° 48' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883705
8837171993-09-25 12:36 49° 15' 34" N  12° 48' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883717
8837291993-09-25 15:46 49° 15' 38" N  12° 48' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883729
8837301993-09-25 17:22 49° 11' 50" N  12° 44' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883730
8837421993-09-25 19:55 49° 13' 49" N  12° 47' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883742
8837541993-09-27 05:30 49° 11' 0" N  10° 38' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883754
8837661993-09-27 06:37 49° 10' 10" N  10° 38' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883766
8837781993-09-27 10:01 48° 43' 11" N  10° 55' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883778
8837911993-09-27 11:37 48° 43' 4" N  10° 54' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883791
8838091993-09-27 17:32 48° 48' 39" N  9° 42' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883809
8838101993-09-28 05:28 48° 28' 43" N  8° 46' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883810
8838221993-09-28 08:52 48° 3' 52" N  9° 4' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883822
8838341993-09-28 15:03 48° 9' 9" N  7° 46' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 883834
1  Pumped water sample
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
16778481993-09-21 20:24  — 1993-09-29 12:18 47° 32' 17" N  13° 26' 49" W — 51° 19' 18" N  2° 37' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1677848
Discrete samples 
27  CTD frame plus rosette samplerAmmonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column
Particulate 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
Primary production in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Uptake of other nutrients in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in 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
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Regenerated production in water bodies
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
New production in water bodies
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
11  Continuous centrifuging of non-toxic supplyCarbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Stable isotope enrichment in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of silicon species in suspended particulate material
Metadata parameters
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
15  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
5  Stand-alone pumpsCarbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Metadata parameters
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material