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D366 CTD bottle sample measurements

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UK Ocean Acidification programme D366 cruise around the British Isles CTD bottle sample measurements.

Author(s) Ribas Ribas M. (1); Achterberg E.P. (1); Archer S. (2); Bakker D.C.E. (3); Clark D. (2); Hopkins F.E. (2); Moore C.M. (4); Lawson H.E. (4); Lee G.A. (3); Palmer M.R. (5); Poulton A. (4); Richier S. (4); Shi T. (1); Stinchcombe M.C. (4); Suggett D. (6); Tyrrell T. (1); Young J. (7)

(1) University of Southampton School of Ocean and Earth Science; (2) Plymouth Marine Laboratory; (3) University of East Anglia School of Environmental Sciences; (4) National Oceanography Centre, Southampton; (5) National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool; (6) University of Essex Department of Biological Sciences; (7) University College London, Department of Earth Sciences

Subject oceans, biota

This dataset is a synthesis of the CTD measurements made on station samples collected on RRS Discovery cruise D366. The cruise was the first of three cruises undertaken by the Sea Surface consortium of the UK Ocean Acidification (UKOA) programme. The cruise took place in the northwestern European shelf seas around the British Isles during June and July 2011. Participants from UoS, NOCS, UEA, UCL, UoE and PML between them measured two independent carbonate chemistry variables (TA and DIC); chlorophyll and size fractionated chlorophyll; particulate organic phosphorous, carbon and nitrate; transparent exoploymer particles, dissolved organic carbon, total dissolved nitrogen; dimethylsulphide and Dimethylsulfoniopropionate; ammonium; ammonium regeneration, oxidation and assimilation; NO2 oxidation and assimilation; NO3 assimilation; cocolithophores, diatoms and microzooplankton counts; biogenic silica; and inorganic nutrients from 69 stations during the cruise. Samples were collected from the CTD at different depths. During or after the cruise the analyses for each measurement followed the standard protocols detailed with the dataset. After the cruise the data were aggregated for a complete quality control and some additional parameters were derived (DON, additional carbonate chemistry parameters). Calibrated salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature from the CTD system as processed by NOCL are included as ancillary data. The collection of these data and the subsequent synthesis were funded as part of the UKOA programme by NERC, DEFRA and DECC.

Temporal coverage 06 June 2011 - 09 July 2011
Spatial coverage Skagerrak, North Sea, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, Irish Sea, Celtic Sea, English Channel, Northeast Atlantic Ocean (40W), Sea of the Hebrides
File format Delimited
Language English
Discovery metadata record Link to the related European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED) record
Publisher British Oceanographic Data Centre - Natural Environment Research Council, UK
Publication date 03 July 2014
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) doi:10.5285/fd3287f9-f326-7f48-e043-6c86abc09b63
Short DOI doi:10/thr
Citation text Ribas Ribas M.; Achterberg E.P.; Archer S.; Bakker D.C.E.; Clark D.; Hopkins F.E.; Moore C.M.; Lawson H.E.; Lee G.A.; Palmer M.R.; Poulton A.; Richier S.; Shi T.; Stinchcombe M.C.; Suggett D.; Tyrrell T.; Young J.(2014). UK Ocean Acidification programme D366 cruise around the British Isles CTD bottle sample measurements. British Oceanographic Data Centre - Natural Environment Research Council, UK. doi:10.5285/fd3287f9-f326-7f48-e043-6c86abc09b63