Cruise inventory

RRS Ernest Shackleton ES033b

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Ernest Shackleton (74EE)
Cruise identifierES033b
Cruise period2009-03-13 — 2009-03-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesES033 undertook physical oceanographic activities in the northern Weddell Sea (near the South Orkney Islands, and in the southern Weddell Sea, in the general area of Brunt Ice Shelf. Four projects were served by the cruise:

1. Long Term Monitoring and Survey (LTMS) component (British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, University of Bergen (BCCR))
2. SASSI-UK project (University of East Anglia (UEA), BAS and the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS))
3. ACES-FOCAS BAS core project (BAS and University of California, Santa Cruz)
4. IPY project Bi-Polar Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation (BIAC). (University of Bergen)
Chief scientistKeith Nicholls (British Antarctic Survey)
ProjectSASSI-UK
Coordinating bodyUniversity of East Anglia (UEA), Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS)
Cruise reportRRS Ernest Shackleton ES033b cruise report ernest_shackleton033.pdf — access key 'C' (2.66 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouthern Ocean
SpecificSouthern Weddell Sea
Track chartsRRS Ernest Shackleton ES033b cruise track — ernest_shackleton033trk.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
9  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Density of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
17777572009-03-17 21:32:53 68° 2' 43" S  70° 45' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777757
17777692009-03-17 22:40:51 68° 0' 9" S  70° 37' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777769
17777702009-03-18 00:18:01 67° 56' 54" S  70° 28' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777770
17777822009-03-18 01:55:07 67° 54' 4" S  70° 20' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777782
17777942009-03-18 03:27:27 67° 51' 33" S  70° 13' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777794
17778012009-03-18 05:05:53 67° 48' 46" S  70° 5' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777801
17778132009-03-18 06:23:12 67° 46' 1" S  69° 57' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777813
17778252009-03-18 08:07:22 67° 43' 21" S  69° 50' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777825
17778372009-03-18 09:10:46 67° 42' 10" S  69° 46' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1777837