RV Knorr 316N138_4

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Knorr (316N)
Cruise identifier316N138_4
Cruise period1992-05-30 — 1992-07-07
Port of departureEaster Island, Chile
Port of returnAuckland, New Zealand
ObjectivesCentral South Pacific, hydrographic survey for WOCE Hydrographic Program, Line P6. Collection and analysis of high-resolution hydrographic and nutrient data at 235 stations along 32 degrees South as part of the South Pacific component of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) Hydrographic Program. Preliminary analysis of the data will begin by focusing on studies of western boundary currents, meridional heat flux, thermocline circulation,, and deep circulation. The section will overlie two current meter arrays off Australia and New Zealand, allowing this to be one of the primary flux lines for WOCE.
Chief scientistMichael S McCartney (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Department of Physical Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Knorr 316N138_4 cruise report 316n138_3_4_5.pdf (4.50 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Pacific Ocean
Track chartsRV Knorr 316N138_4 cruise track — 316n138_3_4_5track.pdf (0.21 MB) 
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1  Single-beam echosounder
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
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Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5817931992-06-02 00:00  — 1992-07-04 18:50 32° 37' 19" S  180° 0' 0" W — 31° 4' 55" S  179° 59' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 581793