Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD92B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD92B
Cruise period1995-04-13 — 1995-05-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBiochemical studies, CTD work on the Ellett Line, servicing and recovery of moorings. Second part of two leg cruise. CD92/95 leg2
Chief scientistAnton Edwards (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWOCE
Coordinating bodyWOCE IPO
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD92B cruise report cd92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.63 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic, Continental shelf edge, Rockall Trough & Bank, Anton Dohrn
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD92B cruise track — trk4084.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 98
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: 2 depl. & 1 rec.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 98
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 98
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 98
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 98
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: surface samples for 137Cs
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 62
Description: fluorometer stations
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 98
Description: chl.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: zooplankton net down to 100m
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters56° 27' 0" N  9° 2' 53" W — mooring recovered/serviced 16 April 1995
Current meters56° 37' 59" N  6° 24' 59" W — Mooring Y, depl. 14 April 1995
Current meters56° 28' 59" N  9° 1' 0" W — mooring depl. 17 April 1995
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
40  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Quality control flags
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12828221995-04-21 01:25 56° 27' 8" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282822
12828341995-04-21 04:41 56° 27' 8" N  8° 58' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282834
12828461995-04-21 18:47 56° 43' 7" N  9° 24' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282846
12825691995-04-15 12:36 57° 0' 0" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282569
12826011995-04-15 19:12 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282601
12825701995-04-15 14:13 57° 1' 29" N  9° 5' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282570
12825821995-04-15 15:33 57° 2' 59" N  9° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282582
12825941995-04-15 17:13 57° 4' 18" N  9° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282594
12826131995-04-15 23:36 57° 7' 2" N  9° 33' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282613
12826251995-04-16 06:11 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282625
12826371995-04-19 08:14 56° 27' 2" N  9° 38' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282637
12826491995-04-19 12:41 56° 27' 8" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282649
12826501995-04-19 14:17 56° 27' 8" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282650
12826621995-04-19 16:16 56° 27' 8" N  9° 9' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282662
12826741995-04-19 18:37 56° 27' 8" N  9° 7' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282674
12826861995-04-21 01:25 56° 27' 8" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282686
12826981995-04-21 03:16 56° 27' 8" N  9° 2' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282698
12827051995-04-21 04:41 56° 27' 8" N  8° 58' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282705
12827171995-04-21 06:50 56° 36' 17" N  8° 56' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282717
12827291995-04-21 08:00 56° 37' 11" N  9° 0' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282729
12827301995-04-21 09:45 56° 37' 27" N  9° 1' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282730
12827421995-04-21 10:34 56° 38' 5" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282742
12827541995-04-21 12:37 56° 38' 48" N  9° 6' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282754
12827661995-04-21 14:25 56° 39' 47" N  9° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282766
12827781995-04-21 16:25 56° 40' 47" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282778
12827911995-04-21 18:47 56° 43' 7" N  9° 24' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282791
12828091995-04-22 05:00 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282809
12828101995-04-22 14:06 57° 23' 59" N  10° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282810
12824281995-04-14 13:40 56° 40' 0" N  6° 7' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282428
12824411995-04-14 15:07 56° 40' 59" N  6° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282441
12824531995-04-14 16:30 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282453
12824651995-04-14 18:16 56° 43' 59" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282465
12824771995-04-14 19:43 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282477
12824891995-04-14 22:26 56° 43' 59" N  7° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282489
12824901995-04-15 00:04 56° 43' 59" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282490
12825081995-04-15 01:54 56° 43' 59" N  7° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282508
12825211995-04-15 04:03 56° 46' 59" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282521
12825331995-04-15 06:09 56° 50' 3" N  8° 19' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282533
12825451995-04-15 07:44 56° 52' 59" N  8° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282545
12825571995-04-15 10:28 56° 57' 0" N  8° 46' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1282557
98  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4345721995-04-14 13:40 56° 40' 0" N  6° 7' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434572
4345841995-04-14 15:07 56° 40' 59" N  6° 16' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434584
4345961995-04-14 16:30 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434596
4346031995-04-14 18:16 56° 43' 59" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434603
4346151995-04-14 19:43 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434615
4346271995-04-14 22:26 56° 43' 59" N  7° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434627
4346391995-04-15 00:04 56° 43' 59" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434639
4346401995-04-15 01:54 56° 43' 59" N  7° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434640
4346521995-04-15 04:03 56° 46' 59" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434652
4346641995-04-15 06:09 56° 50' 3" N  8° 19' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434664
4346761995-04-15 07:44 56° 52' 59" N  8° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434676
4346881995-04-15 10:28 56° 57' 0" N  8° 46' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434688
4347071995-04-15 12:36 57° 0' 0" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434707
4347191995-04-15 14:13 57° 1' 29" N  9° 5' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434719
4347201995-04-15 15:33 57° 2' 59" N  9° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434720
4347321995-04-15 17:13 57° 4' 18" N  9° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434732
4347441995-04-15 19:12 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434744
4347561995-04-15 23:36 57° 7' 2" N  9° 33' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434756
4347681995-04-16 06:11 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434768
4347811995-04-16 12:27 56° 27' 8" N  9° 2' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434781
4347931995-04-16 15:41 56° 27' 8" N  8° 58' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434793
4348001995-04-16 16:37 56° 27' 8" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434800
4348121995-04-16 17:36 56° 27' 8" N  9° 7' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434812
4348241995-04-16 18:30 56° 27' 8" N  9° 9' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434824
4348361995-04-16 19:47 56° 27' 0" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434836
4348481995-04-16 21:51 56° 27' 0" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434848
4348611995-04-17 00:23 56° 27' 8" N  9° 39' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434861
4348731995-04-17 07:39 56° 43' 0" N  9° 24' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434873
4348851995-04-17 09:50 56° 40' 47" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434885
4348971995-04-17 17:34 56° 36' 17" N  8° 56' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434897
4349041995-04-17 18:24 56° 37' 11" N  9° 0' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434904
4349161995-04-17 19:04 56° 37' 27" N  9° 1' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434916
4349281995-04-17 19:54 56° 38' 5" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434928
4349411995-04-17 20:57 56° 38' 48" N  9° 6' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434941
4349531995-04-18 12:21 56° 39' 47" N  9° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434953
4349651995-04-19 08:14 56° 27' 2" N  9° 38' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434965
4349771995-04-19 12:41 56° 27' 8" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434977
4349891995-04-19 14:17 56° 27' 8" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434989
4349901995-04-19 16:16 56° 27' 8" N  9° 9' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 434990
4350041995-04-19 18:37 56° 27' 8" N  9° 7' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435004
4350161995-04-21 01:25 56° 27' 8" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435016
4350281995-04-21 03:16 56° 27' 8" N  9° 2' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435028
4350411995-04-21 04:41 56° 27' 8" N  8° 58' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435041
4350531995-04-21 06:50 56° 36' 17" N  8° 56' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435053
4350651995-04-21 08:00 56° 37' 11" N  9° 0' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435065
4350771995-04-21 09:45 56° 37' 27" N  9° 1' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435077
4350891995-04-21 10:34 56° 38' 5" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435089
4350901995-04-21 12:37 56° 38' 48" N  9° 6' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435090
4351081995-04-21 14:25 56° 39' 47" N  9° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435108
4351211995-04-21 16:25 56° 40' 47" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435121
4351331995-04-21 18:47 56° 43' 7" N  9° 24' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435133
4351451995-04-22 01:07 57° 13' 59" N  10° 3' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435145
4351571995-04-22 05:00 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435157
4351691995-04-22 11:16 57° 22' 0" N  10° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435169
4351701995-04-22 14:06 57° 23' 59" N  10° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435170
4351821995-04-22 16:33 57° 27' 0" N  11° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435182
4351941995-04-24 15:25 57° 28' 0" N  11° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435194
4352011995-04-24 17:52 57° 28' 59" N  11° 31' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435201
4352131995-04-27 03:28 57° 16' 48" N  11° 29' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435213
4352251995-04-27 11:53 57° 34' 59" N  13° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435225
4352371995-04-27 13:53 57° 34' 0" N  13° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435237
4352491995-04-27 15:31 57° 32' 59" N  13° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435249
4352501995-04-27 17:05 57° 32' 30" N  12° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435250
4352621995-04-27 19:11 57° 31' 59" N  12° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435262
4352741995-04-28 00:21 57° 30' 29" N  12° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435274
4352861995-04-28 03:59 57° 29' 30" N  11° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435286
4352981995-04-28 08:36 57° 28' 59" N  11° 31' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435298
4353051995-04-28 11:34 57° 28' 0" N  11° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435305
4353171995-04-28 14:58 57° 7' 30" N  11° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435317
4353291995-04-28 18:08 57° 17' 59" N  11° 9' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435329
4353301995-04-28 19:54 57° 27' 0" N  11° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435330
4353421995-04-28 21:47 57° 37' 0" N  11° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435342
4353541995-04-29 17:48 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435354
4353661995-04-29 22:23 57° 14' 5" N  10° 2' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435366
4353781995-04-30 03:27 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435378
4353911995-04-30 05:51 57° 7' 30" N  9° 33' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435391
4354091995-04-30 08:28 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435409
4354101995-04-30 10:35 57° 4' 0" N  9° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435410
4354221995-04-30 11:59 57° 2' 59" N  9° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435422
4354341995-04-30 13:16 57° 1' 29" N  9° 5' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435434
4354461995-04-30 14:01 57° 0' 0" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435446
4354581995-04-30 18:15 56° 43' 7" N  9° 24' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435458
4354711995-04-30 20:41 56° 40' 47" N  9° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435471
4354831995-04-30 22:17 56° 39' 47" N  9° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435483
4354951995-04-30 23:41 56° 38' 48" N  9° 6' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435495
4355021995-05-01 00:41 56° 38' 5" N  9° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435502
4355141995-05-01 01:43 56° 37' 27" N  9° 1' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435514
4355261995-05-01 02:27 56° 37' 11" N  9° 0' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435526
4355381995-05-01 03:11 56° 36' 17" N  8° 56' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435538
4355511995-05-01 05:37 56° 57' 0" N  8° 46' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435551
4355631995-05-01 07:06 56° 52' 59" N  8° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435563
4355751995-05-01 08:14 56° 50' 12" N  8° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435575
4355871995-05-01 09:51 56° 46' 59" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435587
4355991995-05-01 11:32 56° 43' 59" N  7° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435599
4356061995-05-01 12:48 56° 43' 59" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435606
4356181995-05-01 13:53 56° 43' 59" N  7° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435618
4356311995-05-01 15:37 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435631
4356431995-05-01 16:45 56° 43' 59" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 435643
1  Fluorometers
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Raw fluorometer output
Date and time
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Raw fluorometer output
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4762061995-04-17 16:09:21  — 1995-05-09 17:02:56 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 476206
5  Paddle wheel current meter
Moored instrument depth
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4312731995-04-17 15:35  — 1995-05-09 17:25 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 431273
4393551995-04-17 15:35  — 1995-05-09 17:25 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 439355
4390541995-04-17 15:35  — 1995-05-09 17:25 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 439054
5082281995-04-14 14:45:06  — 1995-07-29 07:45:48 56° 37' 5" N  6° 23' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 508228
5082771995-04-14 14:45:06  — 1995-07-29 07:45:36 56° 37' 5" N  6° 23' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 508277
2  Thermistor chain
Vertical spatial coordinates
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Vertical spatial coordinates
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4396321995-04-17 15:30  — 1995-05-01 23:20 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 439632
4395881995-04-17 15:30  — 1995-05-09 17:40 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 439588
1  Transmissometer
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4960841995-04-17 15:30  — 1995-05-09 17:17 56° 27' 10" N  9° 2' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 496084
Discrete samples 
98  CTD frame plus rosette samplerAmmonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Density of the water column
Dissolved total or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
4  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyRadioactivity in the water column