Cruise inventory

BIO Hesperides 29HE06

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)BIO Hesperides (29HE)
Cruise identifier29HE06
Cruise period1992-07-14 — 1992-08-16
Port of departureCadiz, Spain
Port of returnMiami, United States
ObjectivesWOCE section A05
Water sampling included measurements of salinity (CTD and bottle sample), CTD and bottle sample Oxygen determination, CTD temperature, nutrients (silicate, nitrate, nitrite and phosphate), CFC, pH, alkalinity, CO2, particulate matter, chlorophyll pigments, C14, A1, ADCP. 118 CTD/rosette stations were occupied using a 24 sample bottle rosette. 6 test stations were made between Cadiz and Las Palmas, 101 on the A05 section and 11 on the Strait of Florida section.
Chief scientistGregorio Parrilla (Spanish Oceanography Institute, Madrid), Harry L Bryden (James Rennell Centre for Ocean Circulation)
Coordinating bodyWOCE Hydrographic Office
Cruise reportBIO Hesperides 29HE06 cruise report 29he06_csr6969.pdf — access key 'C' (1.61 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsBIO Hesperides 29HE06 cruise track — 29he06_csr6969track.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: Seabird thermosalinograph
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 112
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 112
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: 65
Description: Freon-12
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: number of samples = 9
Description: 71 samples for C-14
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: 65
Description: Freon-11
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: ADCP
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 112
Carbon dioxideQuantity: 112
PhosphateQuantity: 112
NitrateQuantity: 112
NitriteQuantity: 112
SilicateQuantity: 112
AlkalinityQuantity: 112
pHQuantity: 112
Trace elementsQuantity: 70
Description: for Aluminium analysis
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 450
Description: calcium
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of samples = 99
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 112
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 6482
Data held at BODC 
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.
5824831992-07-14 12:00  — 1992-08-15 12:00 24° 25' 12" N  75° 31' 23" W — 25° 2' 11" N  15° 55' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582483