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RV Cape Hatteras KZ1204

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cape Hatteras (32KZ)
Cruise identifierKZ1204
Cruise period2004-09-04 — 2004-09-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureWoods Hole, United States
Port of returnWoods Hole, United States
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe measurements were made as a contribution to the U.S. Clivar / U.K. RAPID study of interannual variability of the North Atlantic Ocean's meridional overturning circulation. Along Station W, a measurement line running from the shelf break south of Woods Hole towards Bermuda below a Jason altimeter satellite track the objectives were:
1. To occupy a hydrographic section (24 full depth CTD stations).
2. To deploy a Spray Glider at Station 22 for another WHOI project, piggybacking on the cruise.
Chief scientistTerrence Michael Joyce (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Department of Physical Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Cape Hatteras KZ1204 cruise report kz1204.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificStation W in the North Atlantic, running from shelf break south of Woods Hole towards Bermuda
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: CTD/LADCP
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: CTD/LADCP
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of stations = 24
Description: CTD/LADCP
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 1
Description: Spray Glider deployment