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RV Moana Wave MW8903_3

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Moana Wave (32MW)
Cruise identifierMW8903_3
Cruise period1989-04-03 — 1989-05-10
Port of departureHawaii, United States
Port of returnPuntarenas, Costa Rica
ObjectivesWOCE section P04. Survey of the water mass characteristics of the North Pacific Ocean to determine the structure of the meridional circulation across 10 N and its associated meridional heat and fresh water transports. This is the final leg of a three leg cruise which together form one long hydrographic section, generally along 9.5 N from the east coast of Mindanao (Philippines to Puntarenas, Costa Rica. CTD (temperature, salinity and dissolved Oxygen) and water sample data (nutrients, chloroflurocarbons, helium/tritium) were collected on the 221 full ocean depth stations
Chief scientistHarry L Bryden (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Moana Wave MW8903_3 cruise report 32mw893_1_2_3.pdf — access key 'C' (2.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Pacific Ocean
Track chartsRV Moana Wave MW8903_3 cruise track — 32mw893_1_2_3track.pdf (0.60 MB) 
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.
5819281989-04-03 04:20  — 1989-05-10 16:20 9° 28' 35" N  161° 10' 38" W — 21° 10' 3" N  85° 44' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 581928