Cruise inventory

NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown RB0701

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown (33RO)
Cruise identifierRB0701
Cruise period2007-03-22 — 2007-04-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCharleston, United States
Port of returnSan Juan, Puerto Rico
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesCruise RB0701 was led by Chief Scientist Molly Baringer (AOML, NOAA, Miami) and co-chief scientist Lisa Beal (RSMAS, University of Miami) as per cruise RB0206 the prevous year. The three main objectives were to refurbish the UK western boundary moorings, complete an annual CTD section across the DWBC and complete a Florida Current section for cable calibration. Torsten Kanzow (NOCS) was in charge of UK mooring work.
Chief scientistMolly O Baringer (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)
ProjectRapid Climate Change
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportNOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown RB0701 cruise report ronaldhbrown01_07.pdf — access key 'C' (1.81 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSubtropical Northwest Atlantic
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters26° 32' 17" N  76° 8' 35" W — Mooring WB4 deployed 31/3/07. 7 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters recording current speed, direction ,T, C, P (100, 400, 800, 1200, 2000, 3000, 4000m). 15 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recording T, C, P (50, 100, 250, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 1600 ,2000, 2500, 300, 3500, 4000, 4500m)
Current meters26° 30' 36" N  76° 44' 23" W — Mooring WB2 deployed 29/3/07. 6 x Anderaa RCM11 current meters measuring current speed, direction ,T, C, P (100, 175, 400, 800, 1200, 2050m). 16 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recorgin T, C, P (50, 100, 175, 325, 500, 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1300 ,1500 ,1700 ,1900, 2300, 2800, 3300, 3850m)
Current meters26° 30' 0" N  76° 49' 11" W — Mooring WB1 deployed 28/3/07. 4 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters recording current speed, direction, T, C, P (100, 400, 800, 1200m). 15 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recording T, C, P (50, 100, 175, 250, 325, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1380m).
Current meters26° 30' 29" N  76° 44' 29" W — Mooring WB2 recovered 27/3/07 (deployed 11/10/06 on Seward Johnson cruise). 6 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters measuring current speed, direction, T, C, P (130, 209, 411, 840, 1260, 2075m). 16 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs measuring T, C, P (80, 131, 210, 360, 535, 740, 940, 1140, 1360, 1560, 1765, 1970, 2330, 2835, 3340, 3840m)
Current meters26° 29' 47" N  76° 48' 59" W — Mooring WB1 recovered 27/3/07 (deployed 23/3/06 on cruise RB0602). 5 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters measuring current speed, direction, T, C, P, (50, 100, 250, 400, 600m), 4 x Interocean S4 current meters measuring current speed, direction, T, C, P (800, 1000, 1200, 1350m), 8 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs measuring T, C, P (175, 325, 500, 700, 900, 1100, 1200, 1340m)
Current profiler (eg ADCP)26° 31' 29" N  76° 52' 12" W — Mooring WBADCP deployed 28/3/07. 1 x TRDI 75kHz ADCP at 600m recording current profiles
Current profiler (eg ADCP)26° 31' 29" N  76° 52' 5" W — Mooring WBADCP recovered 27/3/07 (deployed 19/3/06 on cruise RB0602). 1 x TRDI 75kHz ADCP at 600m measuring current profile.
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 29' 47" N  76° 48' 59" W — Mooring WB1 recovered 27/3/07 (deployed 23/3/06 on cruise RB0602). 5 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters measuring current speed, direction, T, C, P, (50, 100, 250, 400, 600m), 4 x Interocean S4 current meters measuring current speed, direction, T, C, P (800, 1000, 1200, 1350m), 8 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs measuring T, C, P (175, 325, 500, 700, 900, 1100, 1200, 1340m)
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 0" N  76° 49' 11" W — Mooring WB1 deployed 28/3/07. 4 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters recording current speed, direction, T, C, P (100, 400, 800, 1200m). 15 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recording T, C, P (50, 100, 175, 250, 325, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1380m).
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 59" N  76° 8' 53" W — Mooring WBL2 deployed 1/4/07. 1 x Seabird SBE26 BPR recording P and T at 4820m.
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 23" N  76° 44' 35" W — Mooring WBL1 recovered 27/3/07 (deployed 14/5/05 on cruise KN182-2). 2 x Seabird SBE26 BPR at 3880m measuring pressure and temperature.
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 0" N  70° 31' 11" W — Mooring WB6 deployed 5/4/07. 3 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recording T, C, P (5100, 5300, 5495m). 1 x Seabird SBE26 BPR recording P, T at 5500m.
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 32' 17" N  76° 8' 35" W — Mooring WB4 deployed 31/3/07. 7 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters recording current speed, direction ,T, C, P (100, 400, 800, 1200, 2000, 3000, 4000m). 15 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recording T, C, P (50, 100, 250, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 1600 ,2000, 2500, 300, 3500, 4000, 4500m)
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 36" N  76° 44' 23" W — Mooring WB2 deployed 29/3/07. 6 x Anderaa RCM11 current meters measuring current speed, direction ,T, C, P (100, 175, 400, 800, 1200, 2050m). 16 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs recorgin T, C, P (50, 100, 175, 325, 500, 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1300 ,1500 ,1700 ,1900, 2300, 2800, 3300, 3850m)
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 23" N  76° 44' 42" W — Mooring WBL1 deployed 29/3/07. 2 x Seabird SBE26 BPRs recording P and T at 3890m
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 0" N  76° 2' 53" W — Mooring WBL2 recovered 30/3/07 (deployed 22/5/05 on cruise KN182-2). 2 x Seabird SBE26 BPR at 4790m measuring pressure and temperature.
Other physical oceanographic measurements26° 30' 29" N  76° 44' 29" W — Mooring WB2 recovered 27/3/07 (deployed 11/10/06 on Seward Johnson cruise). 6 x Aanderaa RCM11 current meters measuring current speed, direction, T, C, P (130, 209, 411, 840, 1260, 2075m). 16 x Seabird SBE37 Microcat CTDs measuring T, C, P (80, 131, 210, 360, 535, 740, 940, 1140, 1360, 1560, 1765, 1970, 2330, 2835, 3340, 3840m)
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
9  Acoustic current meter
Moored instrument depth
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
1  Acoustic doppler current profiler
Vertical spatial coordinates
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Vertical spatial coordinates
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4  Bottom pressure sensor tide gauge
Sea level
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Sea level
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
74  CTD/STD cast

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
44  Moored CTD
Moored instrument depth
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time
Moored instrument depth
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
Discrete samples 
73  CTD frame plus rosette samplerSalinity of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column