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RRS John Biscoe JB10 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Biscoe (74JB)
Cruise identifierJB10 Leg 2
Cruise period1990-01-31 — 1990-02-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe main objectives of this leg was:
The ecology of krill with particular reference to swarms using UOR transects and Krill Swarm Samplers.
Chief scientistJonathan L Watkins (British Antarctic Survey), Julian Priddle (British Antarctic Survey)
ProjectBAS Pelagic Ecosystem studies
Coordinating bodyBAS
Cruise reportRRS John Biscoe JB10 Leg 2 cruise report john_biscoe10_90leg1_2.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)
SpecificSouth Georgia
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of measurements = 4
Description: casts/series
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 12
Description: casts/series
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 25
Description: Undulating Ocean Recorder (UOR) transects
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of recoveries = 1
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 10
Description: RMTs casts/series
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: Krill Swarm Sampler with tv camera
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: zooplankton nets
BirdsQuantity: number of observations = 1
Description: observation
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous observations to locate krill, 38kHz and 120kHz
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 5
Description: acoustic runs
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
14  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
13068321990-02-05 15:40 54° 6' 10" S  35° 46' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306832
13068441990-02-06 04:25 53° 53' 5" S  35° 44' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306844
13068561990-02-08 17:20 54° 13' 1" S  35° 46' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306856
13068681990-02-10 09:09 54° 7' 30" S  35° 38' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306868
13068811990-02-12 12:10 53° 44' 34" S  36° 37' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306881
13068931990-02-12 14:13 53° 37' 22" S  36° 26' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306893
13069001990-02-12 21:29 54° 14' 41" S  35° 54' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306900
13069121990-02-13 14:01 53° 55' 37" S  36° 48' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306912
13069241990-02-13 21:38 53° 49' 30" S  38° 15' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306924
13069361990-02-15 13:20 53° 40' 55" S  38° 34' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306936
13069481990-02-16 18:55 53° 39' 18" S  38° 34' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306948
13069611990-02-18 12:05 53° 47' 16" S  38° 24' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306961
13069731990-02-18 13:13 53° 46' 58" S  38° 25' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306973
13069851990-02-18 14:34 53° 47' 52" S  38° 28' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1306985
Discrete samples 
14  CTD frame plus rosette samplerAmmonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column