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RV Knorr KN221-3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Knorr (316N)
Cruise identifierKN221-3
Cruise period2014-08-05 — 2014-09-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureReykjavík, Iceland
Port of returnReykjavík, Iceland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

1. To deploy 22 hydrographic/velocity moorings comprising two arrays near Cape Farewell, Greenland: one extending across the east Greenland shelf and slope (the OSNAP East Irminger array), and one extending across the west Greenland shelf and slope (the OSNAP West eastern Labrador array).
2. To deploy 3 sound source moorings for the OSNAP RAFOS float program in the Labrador and Irminger Seas.
3. To carry out a shipboard hydrographic/velocity survey of the region near Cape Farewell, Greenland, including transects along the two mooring array lines.
4. To launch acoustically tracked RAFOS floats at a number of sites near the mooring array lines.

All of the above objectives were successfully met. 25 moorings were deployed, 196 conductivity‐temperature‐depth (CTD) stations were occupied, most of them with a lowered acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) and 18 RAFOS floats were launched. The vessel‐mounted ADCP was operational throughout the cruise and returned a full data set.
Chief scientistRobert S Pickart (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Department of Physical Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Knorr KN221-3 cruise report knorr_kn221-3.pdf (18.63 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Labrador Sea (Davis Strait)
Irminger Sea
SpecificSouthwestern Irminger Sea and southern Labrador Sea
Track chartsRV Knorr KN221-3 cruise track — knorr_kn221-3trk.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
10  Acoustic current meter
Moored instrument depth
Reference numbers
Raw current meter output parameters
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Engineering parameters
Platform or instrument orientation
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Moored instrument depth
Reference numbers
Raw current meter output parameters
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Engineering parameters
Platform or instrument orientation
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
19889782014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 13:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988978
19889172014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 06:00 59° 54' 14" N  41° 8' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988917
19889302014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 06:00 59° 54' 14" N  41° 8' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988930
19889662014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 13:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988966
19889052014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 06:00 59° 54' 14" N  41° 8' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988905
19889292014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 06:00 59° 54' 14" N  41° 8' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988929
19889912014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-07-17 07:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988991
19889542014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 08:00 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988954
19889422014-08-10 00:00  — 2015-07-21 12:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988942
19888982014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 06:00 59° 54' 14" N  41° 8' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1988898
4  Acoustic doppler current profiler
Reference numbers
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Platform or instrument orientation
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Metadata parameters
Acoustic backscatter in the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Platform or instrument orientation
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Metadata parameters
Acoustic backscatter in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
19714022014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 06:00 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1971402
19714142014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-07-17 07:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1971414
19713832014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 06:00 59° 54' 14" N  41° 8' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1971383
19713952014-08-10 00:00  — 2015-07-21 10:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1971395
29  Moored CTD
Moored instrument depth
Reference numbers
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Moored instrument depth
Reference numbers
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
19268882014-08-10 12:00  — 2015-07-21 11:00:01 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926888
19267962014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926796
19268642014-08-10 12:00  — 2015-07-21 11:00:01 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926864
19270562014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-07-17 06:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1927056
19268392014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926839
19269072014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 07:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926907
19269202014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 07:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926920
19269932014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 12:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926993
19270202014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-07-17 06:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1927020
19270442014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-07-17 06:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1927044
19269562014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 12:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926956
19270322014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-03-24 07:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1927032
19268762014-08-10 12:00  — 2015-07-21 11:00:01 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926876
19269682014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 12:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926968
19270192014-08-08 13:00  — 2015-07-17 06:00 59° 34' 50" N  37° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1927019
19268152014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926815
19268522014-08-10 12:00  — 2015-07-21 11:00:01 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926852
19269192014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 07:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926919
19269442014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 07:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926944
19268272014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926827
19268402014-08-10 12:00  — 2015-07-21 11:00:01 59° 51' 33" N  40° 41' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926840
19269322014-08-09 13:00  — 2015-07-21 07:00 59° 48' 51" N  40° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926932
19267842014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926784
19268032014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926803
19269812014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 12:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926981
19270072014-08-08 18:00  — 2015-07-17 12:00 59° 38' 52" N  38° 34' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1927007
19267592014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926759
19267602014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926760
19267722014-08-11 13:00  — 2015-07-23 05:00:01 59° 54' 10" N  41° 8' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1926772