RV Wecoma 01/89 (Tehuano I)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Wecoma (32WC)|
|Cruise identifier||01/89 (Tehuano I)|
|Cruise period||1989-01-02 — 1989-02-10|
|Port of departure||Newport, United States|
|Port of return||Salina Cruz, Mexico|
|Objectives||Two research vessels, the U.S. R/V Wecoma and the Mexican El Puma worked together in the Gulf of Tehuantepec between 7 January and 10 February 1989.
The objective was to study the time dependent response of the hydrography and circulation of the Gulf of Tehuantepec to intermittent outbursts of strong offshore winds, which blow intermittently through the Chivela pass between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific.
|Chief scientist||Eric Desmond Barton (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)|
|Coordinating body||University of Wales, Oregon State University, CICESE|
|General||North East Pacific Ocean (limit 180W)|
|Specific||Gulf of Tehuantepec|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of profiles = 136|
Description: Standard CTD profiles with Wecoma MkIII Neil Brown
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: activity duration in days = 7|
Description: Continuous tow 0-310 m. CTD was supplied by RVS, pre and post-calibrated.
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||13° 42' 18" N 94° 18' 29" W — D3 mooring. Water depth = 4040 m. 19/01 to 3/02. Upward looking adcp at 120 m|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||14° 18' 0" N 95° 18' 47" W — D2 mooring. Water depth = 3910 m 17/01 to 2/02, Upward looking adcp at 120 m|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||14° 31' 23" N 96° 10' 23" W — D1 mooring. Water depth = 3595 m. 19/01 to 3/02. Upward looking adcp at 120 m|