Cruise inventory

RV Water Guardian WG33C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Water Guardian (74WN)
Cruise identifierWG33C
Cruise period1996-08-14 — 1996-08-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnHull, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRV Water Guardian LOIS core measurements survey.
Chief scientistDuncan Plummer (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS (RACS)
Cruise reportRV Water Guardian WG33C cruise report wg33.pdf — access key 'C' (1.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber Estuary and feeder rivers.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: Samples collected for determination of carbon monoxide.
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: Samples collected for determination of nitrous oxide and methane.
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
pHQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Upstream survey measuring nutrients, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, pH and dissolved oxygen
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Low salinity samples collected for trace metal work.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: Discrete samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
25  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyCarbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column