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RV Belgica BG9309

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifierBG9309
Cruise period1993-04-19 — 1993-05-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnZeebrugge, Belgium
ObjectivesSCTD stations.
Chief scientistRoland Wollast (Free University of Brussels, Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry)
Cruise reportRV Belgica BG9309 cruise report belgica93_09.pdf (1.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificThe Channel, Bay of Biscay, Ria de Vigo, Ria de Arosa, Ria de Muros
Track chartsRV Belgica BG9309 cruise track — belgica93_09track.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Samples of temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of bathymetric profiles were made during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Samples of temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Data held at BODC Get data
Discrete samples 
45  CTD frame plus rosette samplerUptake of other nutrients in the water column
Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column
Regenerated production in water bodies
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Density of the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Colloidal organic carbon concentration in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Primary production in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column
New production in water bodies
31  Continuous centrifuging of non-toxic supplyParticulate metal concentrations in the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Stable isotopes in water bodies
Carbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
Metadata parameters
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of silicon species in suspended particulate material
14  Manual water sample taken using Z-boat away from mother shipCarotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Colloidal organic carbon concentration in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Colloidal metal concentrations in the water column
Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column
9  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyCarotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
8  Stand-alone pumpsParticulate metal concentrations in the water column
Carbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
Metadata parameters
13  Water bottle hydrocastCarotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column