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Bjarni Saemundsson B8-1993

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Bjarni Saemundsson (46BS)
Cruise identifierB8-1993
Cruise period1993-06-10 — 1993-06-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureReykjavík, Iceland
Port of returnReykjavík, Iceland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesA systematic survey of CTD-Nephelometer-Tranmissometer stations occupied along the Reykjanes Ridge, N. Atlantic Ocean, 57° 45 N - 63° 9 N to search for hydrothermal plumes/activity. In situ sensors were combined with water bottle sampling for routine shipboard analyses of dissolved manganese, silicate, methane and hydrogen.
Chief scientistChristopher R German (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory)
Cruise reportBjarni Saemundsson B8-1993 cruise report bjarni_saemundssonb8_93.pdf (0.40 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificReykhanes Ridge, 57deg45N - 63deg09N
Track chartsBjarni Saemundsson B8-1993 cruise track — bjarni_saemundssonb8_93track.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 175
Description: Deep casts using Seabird 911 plus CTD with Seatech Tranmissometer and Chelsea Instruments Low-noise Nephelometer
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 175
Description: Deep casts using Seabird 911 plus CTD with Seatech Tranmissometer and Chelsea Instruments Low-noise Nephelometer