Cruise inventory

RV Melville 318MHYDROS4

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Melville (318M)
Cruise identifier318MHYDROS4
Cruise period1989-03-13 — 1989-04-19
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesWorking HYDROS 4 and SAVE 6
Chief scientistLynne D Talley (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
ProjectWOCE
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
South East Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 102
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 71
Description: also surface
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 71
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 70
Subsurface temperature measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 70
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: track kilometres = 4500
Carbon dioxideDescription: cont.
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: track kilometres = 3950
Description: PC02 TCO2
PhosphateQuantity: track kilometres = 4530
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 4530
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 4530
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 4530
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 394
Description: tritium,C14
IsotopesQuantity: number of samples = 194
Description: radium 226/228
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 299
Description: Argon Hc3
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsDescription: cont. CH4,N2O
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 10556
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
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.
5820161989-03-13 20:06  — 1989-04-19 10:24 35° 13' 24" S  59° 43' 2" W — 13° 18' 13" N  24° 56' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582016