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Cruise description

During this cruise we were faced with all kinds of problems - science equipment problems, ship problems, and very bad weather. Only 20 of the planned 29 stations were visited, and only 54 of the planned 80 profiles got done.
The drifting sediment traps experiment had to be cancelled because of weather, but at least we got to deploy the University of Washington Iridium float at Station Papa.
The regular sampling done during this cruise was performed using a CTD, a Rosette, some X-Niskins and a Bongo.

Cruise personnel

Chief Scientist: Marie Robert   Institute of Ocean Sciences  (DFO)

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Map of cruise track and stations

Map of Line-P stations for 2010-14

Click on the cast types below to see at which stations the casts were done. To access data.

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Table of stations and sampling done

Event Station Position Date (UTC)
Time (UTC)
Sampling
1 SI03 48°35.62
123°30.00
09-Feb-11
03:18
Rosette to 215 dbar
(Ctd data)
3 P1 48°34.43
125°30.01
09-Feb-11
17:24
Rosette to 19 dbar
(Ctd data to 124 dbar)
4 P2 48°35.99
126°00.03
09-Feb-11
19:43
Rosette (DMS cast) to 99 dbar
(Ctd data to 104 dbar)
5 P2 48°36.21
126°00.11
09-Feb-11
20:21
Bongo tow to 100m
6 P2 48°36.03
126°00.03
09-Feb-11
21:22
Rosette (Deep cast) to 106 dbar
(Ctd data)
7 P3 48°37.58
126°19.74
09-Feb-11
23:09
Rosette to 498 dbar
(Ctd data to 795 dbar)
8 P4 48°38.99
126°39.97
10-Feb-11
01:16
Rosette (DMS cast) to 199 dbar
(Ctd data)
9 P4 48°39.12
126°39.77
10-Feb-11
02:03
Bongo to 250m
10 P4 48°39.08
126°39.83
10-Feb-11
02:25
Rosette (Deep cast) to 1298 dbar
(Ctd data)
13 P4 48°38.84
126°39.94
10-Feb-11
04:17
Trace metal: X-Niskins to 25m, 50m, 100m
14 P4 48°38.81
126°39.99
10-Feb-11
04:31
Trace metal: X-Niskins
15 P4 48°38.85
126°40.01
10-Feb-11
04:53
Rosette (UBC cast) to 1299 dbar
(Ctd data)
16 P4 48°38.58
126°39.96
10-Feb-11
07:00
Trace metal: X-Niskins
17 P5 48°41.48
127°10.01
10-Feb-11
09:59
Rosette to 20 dbar
(Ctd data to 2006 dbar)
18 P6 48°44.60
127°40.08
10-Feb-11
13:19
Rosette to 19 dbar
(Ctd data to 2005 dbar)
19 P7 48°46.62
128°09.98
10-Feb-11
16:30
Rosette to 19 dbar
(Ctd data to 2006 dbar)
20 P8 48°48.96
128°40.26
10-Feb-11
20:12
Bongo to 250m
21 P8 48°49.04
128°40.50
10-Feb-11
20:29
Rosette to 2001 dbar
(Ctd data)
22 P9 48°51.36
129°09.84
11-Feb-11
00:02
Rosette to 21 dbar
(Ctd data to 2004 dbar)
23 P10 48°53.71
129°39.83
11-Feb-11
03:56
Rosette to 2000 dbar
(Ctd data)
24 P11 48°56.06
130°09.77
11-Feb-11
07:28
Rosette to 20 dbar
(Ctd data to 2003 dbar)
25 P12 48°58.26
130°39.92
11-Feb-11
11:16
Trace metal: X-Niskins
26 P12 48°58.26
130°39.85
11-Feb-11
12:41
Rosette (UBC cast) to 2000 dbar
(Ctd data)
27 P12 48°58.10
130°40.02
11-Feb-11
14:56
Trace metal: X-Niskins
28 P12 48°58.07
130°39.99
11-Feb-11
15:51
Rosette (Stewart group cast) to 500 dbar
(Ctd data)
29 P12 48°58.18
130°40.11
11-Feb-11
16:45
Bongo to 100 m for Stewart group
30 P12 48°58.18
130°40.10
11-Feb-11
17:02
Bongo to 250m
31 P12 48°58.20
130°40.10
11-Feb-11
17:18
Rosette (Light cast) to 63 dbar
(Ctd data to 103 dbar)
32 P12 48°58.15
130°40.44
11-Feb-11
18:03
Rosette (Deep cast) to 2997 dbar
(Ctd data)
33 P12 48°58.23
130°40.01
11-Feb-11
21:02
Rosette (DMS cast) to 200 dbar
(Ctd data)
34 P13 49°02.63
131°39.80
12-Feb-11
01:57
Rosette to 1999 dbar
(Ctd data to 2006 dbar)
35 P14 49°07.46
132°39.90
12-Feb-11
07:55
Rosette to 19 dbar
(Ctd data to 2018 dbar)
36 P15 49°12.00
133°39.89
12-Feb-11
13:45
Rosette to 19 dbar
(Ctd data to 2007 dbar)
37 P16 49°17.01
134°40.03
12-Feb-11
19:54
Ctd to 200 dbar
38 P16 49°16.98
134°40.07
12-Feb-11
20:40
Trace metal: Pumping
39 P16 49°16.36
134°39.99
12-Feb-11
21:19
Rosette (DMS & Light cast) to 197 dbar
(Ctd data)
40 P16 49°15.97
134°39.89
12-Feb-11
22:07
Bongo to 100 m for Stewart group
41 P16 49°15.81
134°39.74
12-Feb-11
22:28
Bongo to 250m
42 P16 49°15.99
134°39.76
12-Feb-11
22:45
Rosette (Stewart group cast) to 498 dbar
(Ctd data)
43 P16 49°15.48
134°40.03
13-Feb-11
00:09
Trace metal: X-Niskins
44 P16 49°15.57
134°39.98
13-Feb-11
00:29
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3694 dbar
(Ctd data)
45 P16 49°15.66
134°40.36
13-Feb-11
03:41
Trace metal: X-Niskins
46 P18 49°25.98
136°39.89
13-Feb-11
18:47
Rosette to 41 dbar
(Ctd data to 1004 dbar)
48 P19 49°30.03
137°39.66
14-Feb-11
01:21
Rosette to 28 dbar
(Ctd data to 1005 dbar)
49 P20 49°34.07
138°40.13
14-Feb-11
07:28
Trace metal: X-Niskins
50 P20 49°34.11
138°40.14
14-Feb-11
07:56
Trace metal: Pumping
51 P20 49°34.18
138°39.98
14-Feb-11
09:15
Trace metal: X-Niskins
52 P20 49°34.16
138°40.07
14-Feb-11
09:58
Rosette (Stewart group cast) to 502 dbar
(Ctd data)
53 P20 49°34.18
138°40.18
14-Feb-11
10:51
Bongo to 100 m for Stewart group
54 P20 49°34.21
138°39.98
14-Feb-11
11:11
Bongo to 250m
55 P20 49°34.05
138°40.06
14-Feb-11
12:01
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4021 dbar
(Ctd data)
56 P20 49°34.08
138°39.79
14-Feb-11
16:20
Rosette (DMS cast) to 200 dbar
(Ctd data)
57 P20.5 49°34.68
138°49.03
14-Feb-11
17:37
Rosette (Light cast) to 77 dbar
(Ctd data to 100 dbar)
58 P26 49°59.77
144°59.79
15-Feb-11
23:33
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4308 dbar
(Ctd data)
59 P26 49°59.82
145°00.06
16-Feb-11
03:16
Trace metal: X-Niskins
60 P26 49°59.82
145°00.13
16-Feb-11
04:03
Bongo to 250m
61 P26 49°59.83
145°00.32
16-Feb-11
04:26
Trace metal: Pumping
62 P26 50°00.14
145°00.10
16-Feb-11
05:45
Deploy UW Iridium float 6972 at P26

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Download data for the whole cruise

CTD data
List of CTD stations
Channels in CTD files

 

Chemistry (Rosette) data
List of Rosette casts
Channels in Rosette files

 

Zooplankton data

 

Trace Metal Data
For Trace Metal data please contact Kyle Simpson

Drifter data
  • UW Iridium float 6972 at P26
Thermosalinograph (TSG) data (text files)


Profiles of T, S, Sigma-t, DO, and their anomalies

1000-dbar profiles and anomalies with respect to the 1956-1991 averages

2000-dbar profiles and anomalies with respect to the 1981-2010 averages for Temperature, Salinity and Sigma-t,
and with respect to the 2001-2010 averages for Dissolved Oxygen

Documents

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