Cruise inventory

RRS James Clark Ross JR20080415 (JR186, JR214, JR222, JR223)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)
Cruise identifierJR20080415 (JR186, JR214, JR222, JR223)
Cruise period2008-04-15 — 2008-05-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnAscension Island, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesJR186 Objectives
1. Deploy the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) from Stanley to South Georgia
2. Undertake the Western Core Box science programme
3. Recover 5 whale pop-ups (Acoustic Recording Packages (ARPs)) that had been deployed just north of South Georgia during cruise JR177.

JR214 Objectives
1. Deploy mooring in the South Atlantic Gyre (SAG)

JR222 Objectives
1. Deploy Carioca drifter buoys for L'OCEAN, France, at 47 13'S 034 23'W. Ships staff deployed two buoys 400 metres apart.

JR223 Objectives
2. Deploy mooring for NOAA, USA, at 50 00'S 034 00'W.
Chief scientistPaul Provost (National Marine Facilities Sea Systems), Sophie Fielding (British Antarctic Survey)
Coordinating bodyNatural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Cruise reportRRS James Clark Ross JR20080415 (JR186, JR214, JR222, JR223) cruise report jr186.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)
SpecificNorth of South Georgia, South Atlantic Gyre (SAG)
Track chartsRRS James Clark Ross JR20080415 (JR186, JR214, JR222, JR223) cruise track — jr214trk.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 16
Description: CTD
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
25  Bathythermograph (MBT/XBT)
Sound velocity and travel time in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Sound velocity and travel time in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
7560852008-04-16 17:01 52° 25' 37" S  50° 35' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756085
7560972008-04-19 09:46 54° 3' 18" S  39° 23' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756097
7561042008-04-19 12:11 53° 17' 59" S  39° 23' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756104
7561162008-04-19 13:11 53° 31' 27" S  39° 33' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756116
7561282008-04-19 14:36 53° 20' 48" S  39° 36' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756128
7561412008-04-20 09:31 53° 17' 13" S  39° 2' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756141
7561532008-04-20 10:42 53° 27' 49" S  38° 58' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756153
7561652008-04-20 11:52 53° 38' 24" S  38° 55' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756165
7561772008-04-20 13:05 53° 49' 3" S  38° 52' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756177
7561892008-04-20 14:17 53° 59' 38" S  38° 49' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756189
7561902008-04-21 09:30 53° 55' 36" S  38° 13' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756190
7562082008-04-21 10:40 53° 45' 0" S  38° 16' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756208
7562212008-04-21 11:50 53° 34' 26" S  38° 20' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756221
7562332008-04-21 13:02 53° 23' 40" S  38° 21' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756233
7562452008-04-21 14:17 53° 13' 14" S  38° 26' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756245
7562572008-04-22 09:32 53° 20' 10" S  37° 54' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756257
7562692008-04-22 10:45 53° 31' 0" S  37° 50' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756269
7562702008-04-22 11:52 53° 41' 34" S  37° 47' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756270
7562822008-04-22 13:00 53° 52' 9" S  37° 43' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756282
7562942008-04-22 13:40 53° 51' 11" S  37° 35' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756294
7563012008-04-22 14:58 53° 40' 38" S  37° 39' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756301
7563132008-04-22 16:13 53° 30' 6" S  37° 43' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756313
7563252008-04-22 16:18 53° 30' 9" S  37° 43' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756325
7563372008-04-22 17:22 53° 22' 0" S  37° 46' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756337
7563492008-04-22 17:26 53° 22' 4" S  37° 46' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 756349
16  CTD/STD cast

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
17453622008-04-19 20:41 54° 1' 23" S  39° 5' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745362
17453742008-04-19 22:53 53° 50' 44" S  39° 8' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745374
17453862008-04-20 01:20 53° 40' 9" S  39° 11' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745386
17453982008-04-20 03:29 53° 29' 33" S  39° 15' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745398
17454052008-04-20 05:56 53° 18' 54" S  39° 18' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745405
17454172008-04-20 19:56 53° 15' 18" S  38° 45' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745417
17454292008-04-20 22:18 53° 25' 54" S  38° 41' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745429
17454302008-04-21 00:40 53° 36' 29" S  38° 38' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745430
17454422008-04-21 03:12 53° 47' 11" S  38° 35' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745442
17454542008-04-21 04:54 53° 57' 44" S  38° 31' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745454
17454662008-04-21 19:58 53° 53' 27" S  37° 54' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745466
17454782008-04-22 20:27 53° 11' 6" S  38° 8' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745478
17454912008-04-23 00:41 53° 21' 21" S  38° 4' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745491
17455092008-04-23 03:23 53° 31' 31" S  38° 1' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745509
17455102008-04-23 06:17 53° 42' 50" S  37° 57' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745510
17455222008-04-23 08:26 53° 53' 26" S  37° 54' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1745522