Cruise inventory

RV Pelagia PE138

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Pelagia (64PE)
Cruise identifierPE138
Cruise period1999-05-08 — 1999-06-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHet Horntje, Netherlands
Port of returnHet Horntje, Netherlands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe aims of the expedition were to collect data on water column characteristics, with emphasis on the distribution and fluxes of suspended particulate matter, on bottom sediment characteristics, sediment-water exchange processes and early diagenesis and on distribution and activity of benthic fauna.
Chief scientistHenko de Stigter (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
ProjectOcean Margin Exchange Programme II-II (OMEXII-II)
Cruise reportRV Pelagia PE138 cruise report pelagia138_99.pdf — access key 'C' (2.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWestern Iberian Continental Margin
Track chartsRV Pelagia PE138 cruise track — pelagia138_99track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of CTD casts were made throughout the cruise. No. of casts not noted.
Current metersDescription: A number of CTD casts were made throughout the cruise. No. of casts not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsDescription: A number of transects were sampled during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomDescription: A number of cores were made during the cruise. No. of cores not noted.
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: A number of acoustic profiles were made throughout the cruise. No. of profiles not noted.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
14  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
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
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
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.
12744651999-05-12 09:42 42° 38' 3" N  9° 29' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274465
12744771999-05-13 10:21 42° 37' 59" N  10° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274477
12744891999-05-13 16:37 42° 37' 59" N  10° 22' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274489
12744901999-05-16 07:09 41° 59' 58" N  9° 43' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274490
12745081999-05-17 15:28 42° 0' 0" N  10° 28' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274508
12745211999-05-18 04:26 41° 52' 0" N  9° 3' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274521
12745331999-05-19 11:41 42° 0' 0" N  9° 28' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274533
12745451999-05-22 09:56 39° 38' 56" N  9° 14' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274545
12745571999-05-22 16:45 39° 38' 30" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274557
12745691999-05-24 07:05 39° 34' 51" N  9° 36' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274569
12745701999-05-24 12:03 39° 35' 46" N  9° 24' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274570
12745821999-05-25 05:08 39° 30' 43" N  9° 50' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274582
12745941999-05-26 12:31 39° 34' 45" N  10° 12' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274594
12746011999-05-27 15:57 40° 59' 58" N  9° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274601
20  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of 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
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.
8748061999-05-25 04:10 39° 30' 43" N  9° 50' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874806
8748181999-05-26 11:10 39° 34' 45" N  10° 12' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874818
8748311999-05-27 15:00 40° 59' 59" N  9° 44' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874831
8748431999-05-27 15:09 40° 59' 58" N  9° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874843
8746221999-05-12 09:30 42° 38' 3" N  9° 29' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874622
8746341999-05-13 06:25 42° 38' 0" N  9° 40' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874634
8746461999-05-13 09:34 42° 37' 59" N  10° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874646
8746581999-05-13 11:51 42° 38' 3" N  9° 59' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874658
8746711999-05-13 15:45 42° 37' 59" N  10° 22' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874671
8746831999-05-16 06:30 41° 59' 58" N  9° 43' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874683
8746951999-05-16 08:30 41° 59' 58" N  9° 43' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874695
8747021999-05-17 10:27 41° 59' 56" N  10° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874702
8747141999-05-17 11:44 41° 59' 56" N  10° 29' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874714
8747261999-05-17 14:26 42° 0' 0" N  10° 28' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874726
8747381999-05-18 04:18 41° 52' 0" N  9° 3' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874738
8747511999-05-19 11:15 42° 0' 0" N  9° 28' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874751
8747631999-05-22 09:45 39° 38' 56" N  9° 14' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874763
8747751999-05-22 16:38 39° 38' 30" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874775
8747871999-05-24 06:53 39° 34' 51" N  9° 36' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874787
8747991999-05-24 11:43 39° 35' 46" N  9° 24' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874799
Discrete samples 
11  Bottom LanderSediment resistivity
Dissolved oxygen concentration parameters in sediment pore waters
Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance
8  Box coreZoobenthos generic abundance
Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance
16  CTD frame plus rosette samplerAmmonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
15  MulticorerGeological sample radioactivity
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Carbon concentrations in sediment
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
Sediment grain size parameters
Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters
Nitrogen concentrations in sediment
Metal concentrations in sediment pore waters
Carbonate chemistry in sediment pore waters
6  Piston corerGeological sample radioactivity
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Geological sample magnetic, electrical and acoustic properties
Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks
Geological sample density