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RV Pelagia PE138

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Pelagia (64PE)
Cruise identifierPE138
Cruise period1999-05-08 — 1999-06-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHet Horntje, Netherlands
Port of returnHet Horntje, Netherlands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe aims of the expedition were to collect data on water column characteristics, with emphasis on the distribution and fluxes of suspended particulate matter, on bottom sediment characteristics, sediment-water exchange processes and early diagenesis and on distribution and activity of benthic fauna.
Chief scientistHenko de Stigter (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
ProjectOcean Margin Exchange Programme II-II (OMEXII-II)
Cruise reportRV Pelagia PE138 cruise report pelagia138_99.pdf (2.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWestern Iberian Continental Margin
Track chartsRV Pelagia PE138 cruise track — pelagia138_99track.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of CTD casts were made throughout the cruise. No. of casts not noted.
Current metersDescription: A number of CTD casts were made throughout the cruise. No. of casts not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsDescription: A number of transects were sampled during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomDescription: A number of cores were made during the cruise. No. of cores not noted.
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: A number of acoustic profiles were made throughout the cruise. No. of profiles not noted.
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
14  Bottle station
Reference numbers
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12744771999-05-13 10:21 42° 37' 59" N  10° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274477
12745821999-05-25 05:08 39° 30' 43" N  9° 50' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274582
12745211999-05-18 04:26 41° 52' 0" N  9° 3' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274521
12745331999-05-19 11:41 42° 0' 0" N  9° 28' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274533
12745451999-05-22 09:56 39° 38' 56" N  9° 14' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274545
12746011999-05-27 15:57 40° 59' 58" N  9° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274601
12744891999-05-13 16:37 42° 37' 59" N  10° 22' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274489
12745081999-05-17 15:28 42° 0' 0" N  10° 28' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274508
12745691999-05-24 07:05 39° 34' 51" N  9° 36' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274569
12744901999-05-16 07:09 41° 59' 58" N  9° 43' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274490
12745571999-05-22 16:45 39° 38' 30" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274557
12745941999-05-26 12:31 39° 34' 45" N  10° 12' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274594
12744651999-05-12 09:42 42° 38' 3" N  9° 29' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274465
12745701999-05-24 12:03 39° 35' 46" N  9° 24' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1274570
20  CTD/STD cast
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8747021999-05-17 10:27 41° 59' 56" N  10° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874702
8747871999-05-24 06:53 39° 34' 51" N  9° 36' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874787
8746581999-05-13 11:51 42° 38' 3" N  9° 59' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874658
8746711999-05-13 15:45 42° 37' 59" N  10° 22' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874671
8747511999-05-19 11:15 42° 0' 0" N  9° 28' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874751
8747381999-05-18 04:18 41° 52' 0" N  9° 3' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874738
8748061999-05-25 04:10 39° 30' 43" N  9° 50' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874806
8748181999-05-26 11:10 39° 34' 45" N  10° 12' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874818
8746951999-05-16 08:30 41° 59' 58" N  9° 43' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874695
8747261999-05-17 14:26 42° 0' 0" N  10° 28' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874726
8747991999-05-24 11:43 39° 35' 46" N  9° 24' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874799
8748311999-05-27 15:00 40° 59' 59" N  9° 44' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874831
8746341999-05-13 06:25 42° 38' 0" N  9° 40' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874634
8747751999-05-22 16:38 39° 38' 30" N  9° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874775
8746221999-05-12 09:30 42° 38' 3" N  9° 29' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874622
8746461999-05-13 09:34 42° 37' 59" N  10° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874646
8746831999-05-16 06:30 41° 59' 58" N  9° 43' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874683
8747141999-05-17 11:44 41° 59' 56" N  10° 29' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874714
8747631999-05-22 09:45 39° 38' 56" N  9° 14' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874763
8748431999-05-27 15:09 40° 59' 58" N  9° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 874843
Discrete samples 
11  Bottom LanderInsect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters for sediments
Sediment resistivity
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
19  Box coreInsect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance
Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed
Zoobenthos generic abundance
20  CTD frame plus rosette samplerTransmittance and attenuance of the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Density of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Metadata parameters
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
23  MulticorerOther fluxes between the bed and the water column
Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Geological sample radioactivity
Carbonate chemistry in sediment pore waters
Carbon concentrations in sediment
Sediment grain size parameters
Metal concentrations in sediment pore waters
Nitrogen concentrations in sediment
9  Piston corerGeological sample density
Geological sample magnetic, electrical and acoustic properties
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Geological sample radioactivity
Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks