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FS Poseidon PO306

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Poseidon (06PO)
Cruise identifierPO306
Cruise period2003-11-12 — 2003-11-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLisbon, Portugal
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo serve the PAP mooring site (Porcupine Abyssal Plain) operated by the Southampton Oceanography Centre, SOC, UK
Chief scientistThomas J Müller (Institute of Marine Sciences, Kiel)
ProjectANIMATE
Coordinating bodySOC
Cruise reportFS Poseidon PO306 cruise report poseidon306.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificPorcupine Abyssal Plain
Track chartsFS Poseidon PO306 cruise track — poseidon306trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: CTD with rosette; casts to calibrate moored sensors
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations49° 4' 59" N  16° 30' 0" W — PAP2-03 tele mooring launched, 7 MicroCats, 5 TP-recorders
CTD stations49° 0' 0" N  16° 26' 59" W — PAP1-02 mooring set July 2003, recovered this cruise, 7 MicroCats
CTD stations49° 2' 59" N  16° 31' 59" W — PAP1-03 mooring launched, 1 MicroCat
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen49° 0' 0" N  16° 26' 59" W — Near-surface sensors for CO2, nutrients
Oxygen49° 2' 59" N  16° 31' 59" W — Near-surface sensors for CO2 and nutrients
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)49° 2' 59" N  16° 31' 59" W — Near-surface fluorescence
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)49° 0' 0" N  16° 26' 59" W — Near surface fluorescence
Other biological/fisheries measurement49° 0' 0" N  16° 26' 59" W — Lander Bathysnap-3 launched
Other biological/fisheries measurement49° 0' 59" N  16° 26' 59" W — Lander Bathysnap-2 recovered
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Fluorometers
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8765002003-11-18 17:00:25  — 2004-06-20 15:00:25 49° 2' 30" N  16° 31' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 876500
1  In-situ dissolved gas analyser
Moored instrument depth
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8764192003-11-18 17:00  — 2004-06-20 15:00 49° 2' 30" N  16° 31' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 876419
1  In-situ nutrient analyser
Moored instrument depth
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8956512003-11-19 09:14:19  — 2004-06-20 09:14:19 49° 2' 30" N  16° 31' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 895651
11  Moored CTD
Moored instrument depth
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12261252003-11-18 16:15  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 2' 30" N  16° 31' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226125
12261372003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226137
12261492003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226149
12261502003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226150
12261622003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226162
12261742003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226174
12261862003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226186
12261982003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226198
12262052003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:00 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226205
12262172003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226217
12262292003-11-17 16:30  — 2004-06-18 16:45 49° 4' 31" N  16° 29' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1226229