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RRS Bransfield AMT6b

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Bransfield (74RD)
Cruise identifierAMT6b
Cruise period1998-04-05 — 1998-05-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
ObjectivesAMT 6b took the AMT route from the Falkland Islands to the UK on the RRS Bransfield, with a small crew of three scientists. The aim of this additional cruise was to take the core measurements of the AMT programme, concentrating on underway data, with optics and XBT sampling where time and manpower allowed. This is important for maintaining the long-term data collection ideals of the AMT programme, particularly in the Southern Ocean where AMT 6, on the RRS James Clark Ross, did not sample as it departed from Capetown.
Chief scientistGerald Moore (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectAMT
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
South Atlantic Ocean
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
25  CTD/STD cast
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
10603021998-04-10 14:00 30° 28' 20" S  43° 53' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060302
10603381998-04-13 13:37 19° 56' 21" S  35° 1' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060338
10604551998-04-24 13:44 23° 43' 55" N  21° 28' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060455
10602951998-04-09 18:10 33° 21' 55" S  46° 27' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060295
10603141998-04-11 14:40 26° 47' 1" S  40° 42' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060314
10603751998-04-16 13:39 7° 51' 53" S  29° 28' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060375
10604061998-04-19 12:39 3° 24' 58" N  24° 36' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060406
10604311998-04-21 12:49 10° 31' 17" N  21° 48' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060431
10605231998-05-01 10:06 48° 5' 38" N  9° 29' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060523
10604671998-04-25 14:31 27° 54' 2" N  22° 0' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060467
10602461998-04-06 18:08 43° 25' 43" S  50° 22' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060246
10602831998-04-09 17:06 33° 28' 22" S  46° 33' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060283
10604921998-04-28 14:08 40° 25' 18" N  16° 47' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060492
10603511998-04-14 13:38 15° 56' 55" S  33° 10' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060351
10603871998-04-17 13:41 4° 4' 46" S  27° 45' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060387
10604181998-04-20 14:07 7° 8' 31" N  23° 9' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060418
10604791998-04-26 14:08 32° 18' 30" N  21° 21' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060479
10604801998-04-27 12:24 36° 27' 47" N  19° 36' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060480
10603631998-04-15 13:39 11° 55' 12" S  31° 18' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060363
10603991998-04-18 13:39 0° 25' 48" S  26° 7' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060399
10602581998-04-07 14:10 40° 11' 11" S  48° 4' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060258
10602711998-04-04 18:13 43° 25' 12" S  50° 22' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060271
10603261998-04-12 13:38 23° 31' 54" S  37° 42' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060326
10605111998-04-30 11:12 46° 21' 59" N  15° 0' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060511
10604431998-04-23 14:30 19° 57' 58" N  21° 0' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1060443
1  Multiple instrument types
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12229471998-04-05 18:59  — 1998-05-03 14:09 46° 44' 21" S  53° 6' 24" W — 53° 6' 17" N  1° 19' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1222947
Discrete samples 
25  CTD frame plus rosette samplerTransmittance and attenuance of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
66  Water bottle hydrocastCarotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies