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RV Belgica BG9815D

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifierBG9815D
Cruise period1998-07-10 — 1998-07-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureA Coruña, Spain
Port of returnZeebrugge, Belgium
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBiogeochemical study of the area 47-48N, 7-7.5W in the vicinity of La Chapelle Bank. Underway measurements along English Channel to Zeebrugge
Chief scientistMichel Frankignoulle (University of Liège Department of Astrophysics Geophysics and Oceanography)
ProjectOMEX2
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificBay of Biscay: English Channel 42-51 N 9W-3E
Track chartsRV Belgica BG9815D cruise track — belgica98_15dtrk.pdf (00 MB) 
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
8  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Reference numbers
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Reference numbers
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12651611998-07-11 08:13 47° 31' 7" N  7° 11' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1265161
12651731998-07-11 12:21 47° 30' 54" N  7° 13' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1265173
12651851998-07-11 15:21 47° 31' 23" N  7° 12' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1265185
12651971998-07-11 18:19 47° 31' 31" N  7° 12' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1265197
12652041998-07-11 21:18 47° 31' 6" N  7° 12' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1265204
12652161998-07-12 04:16 47° 31' 39" N  7° 12' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1265216
16703391998-07-11 08:13 47° 31' 7" N  7° 11' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1670339
16703401998-07-12 04:16 47° 31' 39" N  7° 12' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1670340
23  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Density of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8653421998-07-11 04:16 47° 16' 48" N  7° 20' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865342
8653541998-07-11 05:10 47° 20' 33" N  7° 18' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865354
8653661998-07-11 05:58 47° 23' 58" N  7° 16' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865366
8653781998-07-11 06:54 47° 27' 51" N  7° 13' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865378
8653911998-07-11 07:56 47° 31' 7" N  7° 11' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865391
8654091998-07-11 12:11 47° 30' 54" N  7° 13' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865409
8654101998-07-11 13:21 47° 31' 14" N  7° 12' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865410
8654221998-07-11 14:21 47° 31' 29" N  7° 13' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865422
8654341998-07-11 15:11 47° 31' 23" N  7° 12' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865434
8654461998-07-11 16:16 47° 31' 31" N  7° 12' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865446
8654581998-07-11 17:11 47° 31' 36" N  7° 12' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865458
8654711998-07-11 18:09 47° 31' 31" N  7° 12' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865471
8654831998-07-11 19:07 47° 31' 16" N  7° 12' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865483
8654951998-07-11 20:08 47° 31' 17" N  7° 12' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865495
8655021998-07-11 21:09 47° 31' 5" N  7° 12' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865502
8655141998-07-11 22:12 47° 31' 1" N  7° 12' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865514
8655261998-07-11 23:08 47° 30' 34" N  7° 12' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865526
8655381998-07-12 00:18 47° 31' 19" N  7° 13' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865538
8655511998-07-12 04:09 47° 31' 39" N  7° 12' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865551
8655631998-07-12 06:11 47° 35' 19" N  7° 10' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865563
8655751998-07-12 06:54 47° 38' 26" N  7° 8' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865575
8655871998-07-12 07:39 47° 41' 33" N  7° 6' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865587
8655991998-07-12 08:27 47° 45' 8" N  7° 4' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 865599
2  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.
16778611998-07-10 10:56  — 1998-07-14 06:48 44° 5' 30" N  8° 14' 34" W — 51° 25' 44" N  3° 10' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1677861
16544681998-07-10 07:51  — 1998-07-14 05:55 43° 28' 49" N  8° 23' 15" W — 51° 25' 44" N  3° 10' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1654468
Discrete samples 
23  CTD frame plus rosette samplerParticulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Density of the water column
Primary production in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Uptake of other nutrients in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
1  Continuous centrifuging of non-toxic supplyCarbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Particulate metal concentrations in the water column
Concentration of silicon species in suspended particulate material
Metadata parameters
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
2  Profiling radiometerVisible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
39  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyDensity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column