Cruise inventory

Almeida Carvalho CORVET

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Almeida Carvalho (68CA)
Cruise identifierCORVET
Cruise period1996-11-12 — 1996-11-17
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesSedimentological survey (with multicorer, boxcorer and grab) on the Galician Margin and offshore northern Portuguese coast.
Chief scientistJoao Vitorino (Portuguese Hydrographic Institute)
ProjectOMEX2
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
SpecificNW Iberian Shelf/Slope 41-42 N 8-10 W
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
4  Paddle wheel current meter
Moored instrument depth
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5306641996-11-17 13:55  — 1997-01-31 05:55 41° 18' 53" N  8° 59' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 530664
5306521996-11-17 13:55  — 1997-01-31 05:55 41° 18' 53" N  8° 59' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 530652
5306881996-11-17 13:55  — 1997-01-31 05:55 41° 18' 53" N  8° 59' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 530688
5306761996-11-17 13:55  — 1997-01-31 05:55 41° 18' 53" N  8° 59' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 530676
Discrete samples 
33  CTD frame plus rosette samplerCarbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Suspended particulate material grain size parameters
Sediment grain size parameters
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
13  MulticorerGeological sample radioactivity
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Carbon concentrations in sediment
Sediment grain size parameters
44  Shipek grabGeological sample radioactivity
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Carbon concentrations in sediment
Sediment grain size parameters