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FS Meteor M18_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Meteor (06M3)
Cruise identifierM18_1
Cruise period1991-09-02 — 1991-09-25
Port of departureReykjavík, Iceland
Port of returnHamburg, Germany
ObjectivesNorth Atlantic, WOCE section A01E
Cruise studied hydrographical and nutrient parameters and tracer substances such as tritium, helium, CFC's and radiocarbon. In addition the quantities relevant to determine the ocean carbon cycle were sampled. Measurements on stratification were complemented by direct current measurements, employing ADCP for the upper 300m and deploying long term moored current meter arrays along the survey line (Ireland to Kap Farvel)
Chief scientistJens Meincke (University of Hamburg Oceanography Institute)
Coordinating bodyIPO
Cruise reportFS Meteor M18_1 cruise report 06mt18_1_csr6967.pdf — access key 'C' (1.66 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFS Meteor M18_1 cruise track — 06mt18_1track.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: cont.
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 60
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 60
Current metersQuantity: 6
Description: cont.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: cont.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of samples = 1200
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: number of samples = 500
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 1200
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 1200
NitriteQuantity: 55
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 1200
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 500
IsotopesQuantity: number of samples = 500
Upper air observationsQuantity: 40
Incident radiationDescription: cont.
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: 170
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: cont.
Data held at BODC 
1  Single-beam echosounder
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5825991991-09-18 17:25:01  — 1991-09-25 05:49:04 49° 38' 8" N  19° 22' 57" W — 53° 59' 37" N  10° 1' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582599