Cruise inventory

FS Meteor M27_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Meteor (06M3)
Cruise identifierM27_2
Cruise period1994-01-21 — 1994-02-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureA Coruña, Spain
Port of returnLisbon, Portugal
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesSediment and water sampling off NW Spain and on the BIOTRANS site with scientists from BIO-C-FLUX (Biological Carbon Transport in the Benthic Boundary Zone of the Open Ocean) and German JGOFS Programmes participating. The cruise was curtailed when the ship was damaged in a severe storm.
Chief scientistOlaf Pfannkuche (Research Center for Marine Geosciences, Kiel)
ProjectJGOFS and BIO-C-FLUX
Cruise reportFS Meteor M27_2 cruise report meteor27_94.pdf — access key 'C' (3.90 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFS Meteor M27_2 cruise track — meteor_27_2_94trk.pdf (00 MB)  FS Meteor M27_2 cruise track — meteor_27_94track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersDescription: Current and sediment data was collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsDescription: Sediment and element levels within the water were analysed during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Contamination 
Suspended matterDescription: Sediment and element levels within the water were analysed during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Trace metalsDescription: Sediment and element levels within the water were analysed during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsDescription: Current and sediment data was collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of zooplankton samples were collected during the cruise.