Cruise inventory

RV Thomas Washington 31WTTUNES_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Thomas Washington (31WT)
Cruise identifier31WTTUNES_1
Cruise period1991-05-31 — 1991-07-11
Port of departureSan Diego, United States
Port of returnPapeete, French Polynesia
ObjectivesWOCE cruise (section designation P17C) . Sampling was done primarily with a 36-place (10 L bottle) rosette. Water samples were analysed for salinity, oxygen, silicate, phosphate, nitrate/ntirite on all stations. CFC-11, CFC-12, 3helium, tritium, AMS, 14C, alkalinity, and total dissolved inorganic carbon were measured on selected stations. Separate surface water samples were taken on some stations for analyses of 226Ra, 228Ra, and Ba. Additionally, a shipboard ADCP was continuously operated along the entire cruise track.
Chief scientistMizuki Tsuchiya (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Thomas Washington 31WTTUNES_1 cruise report 31wttunes_1.pdf — access key 'C' (2.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Pacific Ocean
Track chartsRV Thomas Washington 31WTTUNES_1 cruise track — 31wttunes_1track.pdf (0.11 MB) 
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.
5820531991-05-31 15:40  — 1991-07-11 17:50 17° 32' 26" S  149° 36' 12" W — 36° 10' 23" N  117° 13' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582053