RV Moana Wave MW8903_1

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Moana Wave (32MW)
Cruise identifierMW8903_1
Cruise period1989-02-05 — 1989-03-04
Port of departurePalau, Micronesia, Federated States of
Port of returnMajuro, Marshall Islands
ObjectivesWOCE section P04. Survey of the water mass characteristics of the North Pacific Ocean to determine the structure of the meridional circulation across 10 N and its associated meridional heat and fresh water transports. This cruise is the first of three legs which together form one long hydrographic section, generally along 9.5 N from the east coast of Mindanao (Philippines to Puntarenas, Costa Rica. CTD (temperature, salinity and dissolved Oxygen) and water sample data (nutrients, chloroflurocarbons, helium/tritium) were collected on the 221 full ocean depth stations
Chief scientistJohn M Toole (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Department of Physical Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Moana Wave MW8903_1 cruise report 32mw893_1_2_3.pdf (2.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Pacific Ocean
Track chartsRV Moana Wave MW8903_1 cruise track — 32mw893_1_2_3track.pdf (0.60 MB) 
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Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5819041989-02-06 00:10  — 1989-03-04 23:49 7° 12' 29" N  126° 5' 59" E — 10° 0' 16" N  171° 20' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 581904