Cruise inventory

RV Water Guardian WG11A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Water Guardian (74WN)
Cruise identifierWG11A
Cruise period1994-07-26 — 1994-07-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnHull, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRV Water Guardian CASI sea truth cruise.
Chief scientistTony Bale (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS (RACS)
Cruise reportRV Water Guardian WG11A cruise report wg11.pdf — access key 'C' (0.88 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber Estuary and feeder rivers.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Measurements of conductivity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended particle load recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Vertical profiles for optical properties.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Measurements of conductivity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended particle load recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
pHDescription: Measurements of conductivity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended particle load recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
Contamination 
Suspended matterDescription: Measurements of conductivity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended particle load recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
Suspended matterDescription: Samples collected at selected number of stations for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Samples collected at selected number of stations for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Description: Samples collected at selected number of stations for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
PhytoplanktonDescription: Samples collected at selected number of stations for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Pumped water sample
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
16337531994-07-26 10:45  — 1994-07-26 16:22 53° 30' 0" N  0° 15' 19" W — 53° 43' 32" N  0° 22' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1633753
Discrete samples 
10  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column