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FS Poseidon PO117_2

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Poseidon (06PO)
Cruise identifierPO117_2
Cruise period1985-04-13 — 1985-05-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePonta Delgada, Portugal
Port of returnLisbon, Portugal
ObjectivesWorking sections in the North Atlantic between the Azores and the Polar Front and the Azores and Lisbon. Measurement of physical and optical parameters in the water column using the IFM Sea Rover undulator and measurement of currents to 200m using a hull-mounted acoustic current profiler.
Chief scientistJohn D Woods (Institute of Marine Sciences, Kiel)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFS Poseidon PO117_2 cruise track — poseidon117_2a.pdf (1.03 MB)  FS Poseidon PO117_2 cruise track — poseidon117_2b.pdf (0.64 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: underway SeaRover profiles
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: underway SeaRover profiles
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: underway ADCP to 200m
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: underway SeaRover profiles