Cruise inventory

FS Sonne SO127-1

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Sonne (06BE)
Cruise identifierSO127-1
Cruise period1997-12-17 — 1998-01-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePort Klang, Malaysia
Port of returnMale, Maldives
Chief scientistDetlef Quadfasel (University of Hamburg Oceanography Institute)
ProjectWOCE
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
Arabian Sea
Laccadive Sea
Bay of Bengal
SpecificSections: IR1E,IR1W,IR4,IR5
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 37
Description: XBT-drops (Deep Blue)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 53
Description: Seabird-Rosette
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 53
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 53
Description: SeaBird SBE 11
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
Description: ship-ADCP (RDI) and also 53 stations LADCP (RDI)
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 3
Description: CTD-chain
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 53
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 17
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in days = 17
Description: Hydrosweep
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
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.
5825511997-12-18 12:01  — 1998-01-05 00:00 4° 10' 1" N  69° 59' 57" E — 10° 16' 1" N  98° 32' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582551